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EBC (Electronic Book Center). Containing two major collections (Scholarly & Reference E-Books as well as  American & English Literature) OhioLINK’s growing collection of 68,000 e-books covers a wide variety of subjects and include encyclopedias, dictionaries and other reference works (for tracking down a quick fact or illustration); scholarly books; and computer and technology titles (for in-depth, how-to books and technology tips). 

Scholarly & ReferenceAmerican & English Lit

ABC-CLIO: educational reference books – encyclopedias, handbooks, biographical collections, guides – on many specialized topics, primarily in the humanities and social sciences.

Gale: reference books published by Thomson Gale; also includes a few reference books from Macmillan, Saur, and Scribner.

Oxford University Press: important scholarly books, both classic and newly-published works, in the humanities and social sciences. Oxford imprints include OUP Oxford, OUP USA, and Clarendon Press.

Sage: encyclopedias and reference handbooks from the Sage eReference catalog, mainly in the social sciences.

Springer: high-quality scientific, technological and medical books. Springer imprints also include Apress, Birkhäuser, Physica-Verlag, Steinkopff, and others.

African-American Poetry 1700–1900
20th Cent. African-American Poetry
American Poetry 1600–1900
20th Cent. American Poetry
English Poetry
20th Cent. English Poetry

American Drama
English Prose Drama 1280–1915
English Verse Dramas 13th–19th Centuries

Early American Fiction 1774–1850
18th Cent. Fiction 1700–1800

Bibliography of American Literature
Editions and Adaptations of Shakespeare
William Butler Yeats Collection
The Bible in English


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Safari Books. Provides more than 1,200 e-books in the field of information technology.


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EBSCO eBook Collection. Hiram College students, faculty, and staff have access to more than 15,000 books in full-text in this collection. In additional to these titles, a number of books in the public domain are available to all users. Note: This collection was formerly known as netLibrary.

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Humanities E-Book. This database, produced by the American Council for Learned Societies, provides searchable full-text of some 1500 books in most humanities disciplines and area studies. The titles are from 250 publishers.


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National Academies Press. Created by the National Academies to publish the reports issued by the national Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, the Institute of Medicine, and the National Research Council, makes available more than 1,500 of its books available free online.

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Oxford Scholarship Online. Offers access to thousands of academic monographs, in 19 subject areas across the humanities, social sciences, sciences, medicine, and law.

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Project Gutenberg. More than 2,500 books, all in the public domain, available in basic ascii text.


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