Research Databases: E-Books & Audio Books

For off-campus access, enter your fourteen digit library barcode number located on the back of your college ID/ library card.  No college ID or library card? Request a college ID or library card barcode number.

Most Useful:

  • EBSCO eBook Collection - formerly NetLibrary
    (EBSCO) Search complete electronic books. Set up a free account and download to your PC, Mac, Nook, Sony, Android, iPhone, or iPad.
    Help on Downloading to Devices.
  • eHCPL 
    (HCPL) Download digital materials (including eBooks, eAudio, music and video) with the help of free software from the web site to your computer and mobile devices. Use your HCPL or LSCS library barcode to check out the materials (LSCS access - courtesy of partnership between LSCS and HCPL system).
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library (LSCS Libraries)
    (Thomson Gale) Includes full-text, searchable reference sets in such areas as literature, business, education, game programming, and social sciences.  
  • Safari Tech Books Online (LSC-CyFair, LSC-Tomball, & HCPL) NOTE: 5 simultaneous user limit
    (ProQuest) Safari is the premier electronic reference library for full-text books on computer software/hardware, business, self-help, web design, graphic design, photography, marketing, and related subjects.
  • STAT!Ref (Healthcare) (LSCS Libraries)
    (Teton Data Systems) Full-text electronic medical library; included 26 titles including CPT Data Files, Davis's Drug Guide for Nurses, 5-Minute Clinical Consult, ICD-9-CM, ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS, and Scientific American Medicine.  Most titles can be viewed by one person at a time, so if a title is unavailable, wait a few minutes and try again. For information on mobile access (via Apple, Android and Blackberry), refer to STAT!Ref under Mobile Apps on the Research Apps and Tools page.

Also Try:

  • Encyclopedia of Popular Music via Oxford Music Online (LSCS Libraries)
    (Oxford) Features articles on popular music genres such as jazz, country, folk, rap, reggae, techno, musicals, and world music from 1900 to the present.  Also includes information on trends, styles, record labels, venues, and music festivals.
  • Naxos Music Library (LSCS Libraries)
    (Naxos Digital Services Ltd.) Classical, jazz, world/folk, new age, and Chinese music recordings in 75,000+ tracks plus related text information about the musical works.
    NOTE: requires Windows Media Player version 9 or later - limit of 25 simultaneous users for this resource
  • Oxford Music Online (LSC-Tomball)
    (Oxford University Press) Online music reference source includes articles from the Oxford Companion to Music, Grove dictionaries of American music, jazz , opera, and musical instruments, and the Encyclopedia of Popular Music.
  • STAT!Ref: Dental Reference Shelf (LSC-Kingwood)
    (Teton Data Systems) Help
    Search or browse selected reference texts for dentistry and dental hygiene. For information on mobile access (via Apple, Android and Blackberry), refer to STAT!Ref under Mobile Apps.

 

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