Our online ebook collections offer thousands of full text ebooks to faculty, staff, and students–fiction, nonfiction, scholarly, and popular.
eReadIllinois: eReadIllinois is a new database that provides fiction as well as non-fiction works, audiobooks, and children’s books. You will use your ECC ID barcode to check out or place titles on hold. (If you haven’t registered your ID with the library, you can do that online here.)
Mometrix Elibrary: Offers study guides, flashcards, and practice questions for over 1,800 different standardized exams including Praxis (teacher certification exams) GRE, ATI TEAS, NCLEX, HESI A2, medical technology certifications, computer technology certifications, LSAT, MCAT, GMAT, and more. Includes PSB study guides.
Wiley: Through our consortium membership with CARLI, the ECC Library has acquired a collection of over 3,300 ebooks from Wiley on a number of disciplines, including nursing, history, veterinary science, religion, and technology. This collection will be updated monthly. The ebooks are best viewed by using Chrome or Safari browsers. Search the library catalog for titles.
Oxford: Through our CARLI consortium, the ECC Library has access to 21 separate collections (over 14,000 titles!) through June 2021.
- we have unlimited access;
- they may be used as course materials and for course reserves;
- direct links may be embedded in course management systems
These books are available through a search in our ECC Library’s catalog. Ebooks are listed as a Website.
Other ebook collections: these are searched directly through the database link provided, rather than in the catalog.
- Full list of all ebook collections
Selected ebook collections:
Ebook Central: multi-disciplinary, full text works.
Gale Virtual Reference Library: encyclopedias and reference sources on many subjects
Human Anatomy: interactive learning lessons
Rittenhouse: health sciences and scientific and technical publishing
Springer: Medical, science & technology
–Written by Maria Bagshaw, Reference/Instruction Librarian