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Getting Started with E-books

This guide provides an introduction to the different ebook collections available to LSC-University Park users, including how to find, access, and download books.
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EBSCO eBook Collection

Includes over 15,000 academic titles across disciplines. Simultaneous access varies by individual book license.

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Ebook Central

Contains over 100,000 e-book titles covering a full range of academic topics. General reference works are also included. Books tend to be multi-user accessible.

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Gale Ebooks

Includes full-text, searchable reference sets in such areas as literature, business, education, game programming, and social sciences.
(Formerly Gale Virtual Reference Library)

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Your LSC library barcode will get you into most of the collections of eHCPL:

  • Read Magazines from Flipster
  • Watch Movies on Kanopy & Overdrive
  • Listen to AudioBooks from Overdrive (now includes the RBdigital collection!)
  • Read Comics, Graphic Novels and e-Books on Overdrive
  • Take a class on Kanopy
  • Read along & Play on Tumblebooks (for kids)