Answered By: Lenis McBride
Last Updated: Jun 24, 2020     Views: 128

Yes! Drake Memorial LRC offers access to a number of robust ebook collections, outlined below.

  • Ebrary/Proquest Ebook Central - Containing over 150,000 ebooks in a wide variety of subject areas, these books can be read in a web browser or downloaded to Bluefire Reader, a free app available for Apple and Android devices
  • EBSCO eBook Collection (and Book Collection: Nonfiction) - Combined, these EBSCO collections contain over 14,000 ebooks that can be read online or downloaded for up to 7 days at a time to read offline on a PC or Mac using Adobe Digital Editions, on an Apple or Android device using Bluefire Reader, or on a Kindle using the PDF format.
  • Springerlink - Containing both ebooks and ejournals, Springerlink books can be read online in a web browser or downloaded free of DRM, which means there are no restrictions to what device you can read them on.
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library - GVRL contains over 100 reference books, fully searchable and accessible online. Like Credo, these titles cannot be downloaded.
  • Oxford Reference - Our Oxford Reference subscription includes 260 reference titles from this esteemed academic publisher. Titles in this collection are only available online, but are fully searchable.
  • Oxford Scholarship Online - Our Oxford Scholarship subscription includes 140 academic titles from this estemmed publisher. Titles in this collection are only available online, but are fully searchable.
  • Oxford English Dictionary - An online version of the massive, multi-volume, definitive print dictionary, the OED is fully searchable, and individual entries may be printed.