eBook Collections at Ohrstrom Library

Collection Contents:

  • Ebsco Academic eBooks: The Ebsco Academic eBook Collection contains 120,000+ titles. This collection contains mostly academic with some general interest and reference titles. Click HERE to see how to download their eBooks to read on your iPad.

  • Loeb Classical Library: A complete, and digitized, library of the Loeb classical volumes from Harvard University Press.  Over 500 translations of classical works, containing both the original Latin or Greek, alongside an English translation.  The Harvard University Press overview video is available by clicking HERE.

  • Open Library is a public domain eBook collection consisting of a wide amalgamation of out-of-copyright, in-copyright, fiction, non-fiction and children’s stories.

  • OverDrive: Popular fiction and non-fiction eBooks and Audiobooks. To borrow OverDrive content, log in using your existing SPS username and password. OverDrive offers a 2-minute video overview HERE.

  • Springer eCollection: Contains roughly 14,000 digitized eBooks and millions of scholarly articles from Springer, best known for its highly regarded science, math, medical and engineering books and scholarly journals.

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Public Domain eBook Collections:

In addition to the library collections above, the following eBook collections are freely available on the web. These collections contain out-of-copyright material and works that are in the public domain (such as government documents). This typically means that most of the works in these collections were published in the U.S. before 1923.