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

Ebrary

Ebrary 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 ebrary’s libguide at http://proquest.libguides.com/ebrary.

  • PC Compatible
  • Third party ereader app required for mobile devices
  • Requires Adobe Digital ID
  • Uses CARL library Card
  • Requires Ebrary 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

One click digital

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