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EBSCO eBook Enhancements for Tablet Users

May 3rd, 2015 by Debbie Hargett in Announcements, Databases, E-Resources

eBooks from EBSCOEBSCO recently enhanced the eBook PDF experience for tablet users. Now users can read the full text of an EBSCO eBook PDF in their device’s browser, or download the eBook to a reading application. For more information on recommended devices, visit the EBSCO Support Site.


Tip of the Week

April 14th, 2014 by jimm wetherbee in Announcements, Reference

Tip of the Week

Need books for a project or research paper?

Try our eBook collections–available online 24/7!

Ask a Librarian for details!

Questions? Ask Us!


Ethel’s Database of the Month

January 21st, 2014 by Isaac Meadows in Announcements, Databases

We have eBooks

Thousand of eBooks available to search from any location or device.

Ask a Librarian to show you how!


Changes to Greenwood Digital Collection

September 14th, 2009 by jimm wetherbee in Announcements, Databases

On September 17th, the Greenwood Digital Collection will become part of ABC-CLIO’s Digital History Collection.  When that happens, you will see the collection listed as ABC-CLIO E-book Collection.  Content in this collection includes,

  • American Slavery
  • Daily Life Through History
  • Critical Companions to Popular Contemporary Authors
  • Historic Events of the 20th Century
  • Literature in Context

Although the content will remain the same, the appearance will be different and there will be some minor changes in features and navigation.


Reference Spotlight: NetLibrary

October 10th, 2008 by Isaac Meadows in Databases

NetLibrary’s eBook collection offers easy online access to the full text of more than 160,000 reference, scholarly, and professional titles from hundreds of global publishers including domestic and international university presses such as Oxford University Press. Access to NetLibrary is available from the Library’s databases page – just go to the Library homepage at http://library.wingate.edu/ and choose Articles, Citations, etc. from the Find column. Use the Basic Search screen to search for content by keyword or visit the Subject Center to find a list of titles arranged by subject such as Business, Fiction & Literature, History, Language Studies, and more. The Advanced Search screen allows you to limit your search by Author, Publisher, Language, etc.

NetLibrary titles are also available by searching the Library’s online catalog (Library homepage > Find > Books, DVDs, etc.). Titles displaying Library Location: NetLibrary or indicating [electronic resource] in the title are online eBooks accessible with your Wingate Network ID and password. Just click on the blue title hyperlink, scroll down and click on the link for Linked Resources: NetLibrary (Password Required), and enter your userid and password when prompted.

Once inside NetLibrary, click the View this eBook link and you will be taken to a searchable PDF of the title. Minimal copying is allowed, but printing is not enabled. Please note that eBook titles can be checked out by only one person at a time. If you see the message “All Copies In Use” then someone else has already checked out the title. However, you can still view the table of contents for the item and, after setting up a free account, request to be notified by email when it becomes available.

We invite you to take a look at what this wonderful resource has to offer, or stop by the library today for more information on all our Reference resources.


Booking It on the Net

November 21st, 2003 by Isaac Meadows in E-Resources

What if the Reserve Desk at the Ethel K. Smith Library had over twenty-thousand books? What if you could look for those twenty-thousand books any time, day or night? What if you could check out any of those books at any time of the day? What if you could do this not only from the Library, but anyplace with access to the Web? Well, the Ethel K. Smith Library and NCLIVE offer something that does just that, netLibrary. If you are in the Library or know the NC-LIVE@Home password, you can do all of this and more. Read the rest of this entry »