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TCC Resources ( If you are off-campus, you will need to use your myTCC id and password to access the full-text. Alternatively, login to BlackBoard and then use the Research tab.)

VCCSLinc library catalogLibrary Catalog (includes e-book titles) Access e-books through links in the library catalog, limit keyword searches to e-resources=e-books.

Visit eBooks on EBSCOhost.eBooks on EBSCOhost, part of TCC's e-book collection, is a virtual library accessible 24 hours a day, seven days a week from any computer with Internet access. Learn more.

Overdrive logo links to download site.You can browse, check out, and download digital audio books, music, and videos to your personal home computer or your personal mobile device. Simply download and install free software, activate the software, then check out, download, and enjoy. Users may not download digital audio books to public access on-campus computers at this time.

APA PsycBOOKS over 1,700 titles from the American Psychological Association.

ENGnetBASE CRC Press is one of the world's leading publishers of engineering handbooks. Now the handbooks are available online.

Gale Virtual Reference Library includes multi-volume encyclopedias, biographical collections, consumer health references, and specialized reference sources.

OVID ebooks 15 titles for the nursing profession including drug guides, assessment, calculations, diagnostic tests, and clinical procedures.

Oxford Reference Online Premium contains over 100 dictionary, language reference, and subject reference works published by Oxford University Press.

Safari Books Online is a fully-searchable e-reference library that houses a vast collection of technical and business books from industry-leading publishers.

Internet Resources

Search_____________________________________________________ is a free search engine that provides an option to search for and download various (pdf,doc,ppt,rtf,xls) documents.

Google Book Search is to working with publishers and libraries to create a comprehensive, searchable, virtual card catalog of all books in all languages. You may see the Sample Pages View if the publisher or author has given us permission or the Full Book View if the book is out of copyright.


ALEX Catalogue of Electronic Texts Subject areas of English literature, American literature and Western philosophy.

Digital Collections at Duke University with subject collections such as advertising and consumer culture, African American history, Women's history, documentary photography, and Art, Literature, Music.

Digital Library & Archives Virginia Tech's Scholarly Communications Project includes journals, theses and dissertations, rare books, and special collections.

Electronic Centers The University of Virginia Electronic Text Center, Digital Media Center, Geospatial & Statistical Data Center, and the Special Collections Digital Center.

eReader Resources eReaders present a new realm of possibilities in technology and education, and at the same time have forced us to re-examine traditional concepts of print format, copyright, and information sharing. This resource from the Internet Public Library serves as a starting point to understand the evolving world of eReaders and eBooks.

FindIt Virginia (public library card required) is a collection of databases that provide access to resources such as newspapers, magazine and journal articles, and books such as encyclopedias. Materials are available for all age ranges and interests.

Government Publications is Northwestern University's title list of online federal publications.

How to Find Free, Quality, Full-text Articles and Books on the Scholarly Web by Robert J. Lackie describes pertinent resources on the free web.

OAIster is a project of the University of Michigan Digital Library Production Service. The goal is to create a collection of previously difficult-to-access, academically-oriented digital resources accessible to anyone.

Online Books Page with categories of Women Writers, Banned Books, and Prize Winners.

Online Text Collection This Internet Public Library site contains over 10,000 titles.

Project Bartleby Named for Melville's Bartleby the Scrivener, this site makes public-domain literature easily accessible over the World-Wide Web.

Project Gutenberg is the first and largest single collection of free electronic books, or eBooks. Michael Hart, founder of Project Gutenberg, invented eBooks in 1971 and continues to inspire the creation of eBooks and related technologies today.

Public Library of Science is a non-profit organization of scientists and physicians committed to making the world's scientific and medical literature a freely available public resource.

PubMed Central is the U.S. National Library of Medicine's digital archive of life sciences journal literature. Access to the full text of articles in PMC is free, except where a journal requires a subscription for access to recent articles.