E-Books

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What's an ebook?

An ebook is an electronic book that can be read by using a personal computer or other digital device.

The Collections

The library has access to several different sources of ebooks, each one a little bit different than the other.

CARL ebook collections can be accessed using your CARL library card.

Kansas ebook collections will required a Kansas Library card; stop by the CARL circulation desk to get one.

Army ebooks can be accessed by creating a GLIS account which can be made by authorized sponsors at mylibrary account.

Military OneSource account instructions can be found here

Ebook Central

Ebook Central ebook titles are from a range of academic, scientific, technical, medical and professional publishers. Streaming or downloadable options available. Please check out this guide to get started or checkout ProQuest Ebook Central how to videos here.

  • PC Compatible
  • Third party ereader app required for mobile devices
  • Requires Adobe Digital ID
  • Uses CARL library Card
  • Requires Ebook Central account creation to download

EBSCO

Ebsco provides the full-text of thousands of recently published ebooks and audiobooks from selected academic and commercial publishers, as well as the full-text of a large number of works in the public domain.

  • PC compatible
  • Third party ereader app required for mobile devices
  • Requires Adobe Digital ID
  • Uses CARL library Card
  • Uses AKO login, at My library tab in AKO
  • Requires Ebsco account creation to download

Tumblebooks

Tumblebooks is an online collection of read-along titles for elementary, middle school, and high school students which features adjustable online text and complete audio narration.

  • PC compatible, browser mobile
  • Streaming only, no downloads
  • Uses CARL library Card
  • Uses AKO login, at My library tab in AKO
  • Uses mylibrary account
  • Uses Military OneSource account

Overdrive

Overdrive offers best selling fiction, genre fiction, children’s titles, and general interest non-fiction.

  • IOS, Adroid apps available
  • PC compatible
  • Requires an Adobe digital ID
  • Uses mylibrary account

3M Cloud

3M Cloud offers best selling fiction, genre fiction, children’s titles, and general interest non-fiction. For more information go to the Kansas library page. https://kslib.info/131/3M-Cloud-Library.

  • IOS, Adroid apps available
  • PC compatible
  • Requires an Adobe digital ID
  • Uses Kansas Library Card

RB Digital

Downloadable magazines, audiobooks, and eBooks of general interest. Including best sellers, fiction, and non-fiction.