Databases for eBook Collections

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Collection of ebooks covering history and literary criticism, including a large collection of narratives by enslaved people.
Virtually every work printed before 1700 in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales and British North America and works in English printed elsewhere.
Scholarly ebooks on all subjects, with over 250,000 titles available.
Includes over 140,000 titles in a wide variety of subjects, including literature, technology, career and self help, how-to books, and much more.
Provides full text access to more than 250 reference sources, primarily encyclopedias.
Downloadable audio and ebooks on a variety of topics, including language learning, history, biography, classic literature, and more.
Access Note: 
Users must create a Hoopla account to access. Choose "Appalachian State University" as your library. For "Library Card" enter your email address, and then register with your App State email address.
Core scholarly journals (especially back issues), ebooks, and images from a range of disciplines, with full-text searching and DRM-free downloads.
Offers a growing collection of ebooks for students from pre-kindergarten through middle grades.
Provides access to fiction and nonfiction content from North Carolina publishers.
Provides access to 30,000+ technical books, videos, interactive tutorials, case studies, learning paths, and audio books on business, technology, and science topics.
Access Note: 
From "Select your institution," choose "Institution not listed" and enter your App State e-mail, or log in with an existing account.
Free, open textbooks for college courses
Find ebooks from libraries across the country.
Access Note: 
Create a username and password to borrow up to five books at a time.
Allows faculty, students and staff to borrow ebooks and audiobooks and download them to computers and portable devices.
Offers access to about 18,000 Oxford ebooks in a wide range of subject areas.
Provides access to the complete content of the seven Recent Researches in Music series, scholarly performance editions of music.
Full text access to more than 200 encyclopedias and over 100 handbooks in the social sciences and related subjects.
Approximately 36,000 ebooks in science, technology, engineering, medical, humanities, and social science.
Featuring over 20,000 scholarly and professional books, handbooks, dictionaries, companions, and landmark book series.