WorldCatUse WorldCat to expand your search for books, theses, etc. beyond the Five College area. Watch for items that are owned by only one library; such unique material is often not obtainable via interlibrary loan.
(Please note that the individual records for many of the e-books in the databases below are in the 5-College Catalog. However, these collections provide the capability of searching the full-text of each book, whereas the 5-College Catalog does not.)
Ebook Central [ProQuest]This link opens in a new windowA very large collection of eBooks, mostly scholarly, spanning the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. If you’re using your own laptop or desktop, install Adobe Digital Editions; for offline reading, go to the App Store or Google Play to download the Bluefire app for iOS and Android devices. Help.
eBook Collection [EBSCO]This link opens in a new windowFull text eBooks on a broad range of reference, scholarly and professional topics. Includes books formerly in netLibrary.
Google BooksThis link opens in a new windowIndexes the full text of a growing number of books. For some books complete text is online; for others only a small portion. No printing or downloading.
Springer E-books 1815+This link opens in a new window250,000 eBooks published by Springer and its subsidiary imprints, covering every scientific discipline, with some coverage of the social sciences & humanities. Includes access to Springer's Print on Demand Service (MyCopy).