Electronically formatted books that can be read on a computer, e-reader device or smartphone.


ACLS Humanities e-Books

An online, fully searchable collection of high-quality books in the Humanities.

The Book of Concord

Confessions of the Lutheran Church.

Cambridge Core: Histories Online

Cambridge Core includes the Cambridge Histories Collection. This collection offers a big perspective in subject areas such as American History, Ancient History, and Classical Studies, Asian History, British and European history, Literature, Middle East and African Studies, Music and Theatre, Philosophy and Political Thought, and Religion.

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Directory of Open Access Books

A discovery service for peer-reviewed books published under an Open Access license.   Currently, there are just over 23 publishers participating with about 755 Open Access books. New publishers and books will be added as information is gathered.

EBSCO eBook Collection

EBSCO is now a key provider of e-books and audiobooks to libraries and other institutions worldwide. Nearly 300,000 e-books and audiobooks and growing . . . These books can be downloaded to your computer and to selected mobile devices.

Ebooks Minnesota

Ebooks Minnesota is an online ebook collection for all Minnesotans. The collection covers a wide variety of subjects for readers of all ages and features content from our state’s independent publishers, including some of our best literature and nonfiction.

Folger Digital Texts

Folger Digital Texts offers meticulously edited, accurate texts—drawn from the Folger Editions, the leading Shakespeare texts used in American classrooms—in a beautifully readable format with the added power of in-depth, behind-the-scenes coding. The site—including full source code—is a free, online resource for students and teachers, theatergoers, scholars, and others.

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Provides electronic references covering a wide variety of topics and subjects – ranging from current events to classics and from Arts & Humanities to small businesses.

Google Books

Search and preview millions of books from libraries and publishers worldwide. Discover a new favorite or unearth an old classic.

HathiTrust

HathiTrust is a collection of digital content from research libraries, Google Books project, and Internet Archive digitization initiatives.  It is a  large collaborative repository started in 2008 by thirteen universities with the common goal of preserving cultural collections for use now and in the future.

Kretzmann: Popular Commentary of the Bible  

by Paul E. Kretzmann.

This Lutheran Popular Commentary is written for the common people to read, understand, and live as a child of God.

MLC Overdrive

Download audiobooks, e-Books, and videos through this online library.

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Magill’s Literary Annual

Evaluates major examples of serious literature.

Oxford Handbooks Online

Handbook series contains in-depth, high-level articles by scholars at the top of their field. Each Handbook offers thorough introductions to topics and a critical survey of the current state of scholarship, creating an original conception of the field and setting the agenda for new research.

Oxford Reference

Titles from Oxford University’s award-winning scholarly reference collection in History and Culture, and Literature and Language.

Project Gutenberg

Project Gutenberg offers free e-books to download to your PC or mobile devices. Formats include ePub, Kindle, HTML, and simple text. Its focus is on the world’s great literature.

TdS Overdrive

Download audiobooks, eBooks, and videos through the Traverse des Sioux Library online library.