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eBooks Quick Guide

eBooks are digital books that you can read online or download to a computer or mobile device. This quick guide will show you how to search for eBooks, download them, and use advanced e-reader tools.

Major eBook Collections

Other eBook Collections

Public Domain eBooks

  • Google Scholar
    Regis Library participates in Google's "Library Links" program -- a service which will add full-text links to Google search results and provide you with direct access to library resources. Enabling this service is easy -- once you access Google Scholar, click the "Scholar Preferences" option, then find and select Regis in the Library Links section.
  • HathiTrust
    A collaborative repository of digital content from major worldwide research institutions and libraries. Covers most subject areas and is constantly adding new material. Material that is in the public domain is freely available to view as full text. Material that is not included in the public domain is available for limited viewing.

Leisure Reading eBooks

  • Overdrive
    Overdrive contains thousands of books and audiobooks in a variety of genres.  Most of the content on Overdrive is non-academic, although some academic titles are available.