Books Online (E-books)

Search for ebooks on the library's home page, or use links below. Some require a SUNY Adirondack username and password to access from off-campus.

ProQuest Ebook Central

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This subscription database offers more than 170,000 electronic books.

  • It requires a SUNY Adirondack username and password for off-campus access.
  • These books originally appeared in print format. The library purchases these books in electronic format.
  • Users may print up to a certain number of pages. Note that printing on campus is limited to 20 pages at a time.
  • Students, faculty and staff may upload chapters to Google Drive, a network account, or a USB.
  • Students, faculty and staff can also create accounts in Ebook Central to download books to a device, save them in an electronic bookshelf, or use the highlighter and other functions.
  • Area residents may visit the library to use the library's computers to access Ebook Central.

Searching for Ebooks

SUNY Press E-book Collection

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Other Sources of Online Books & Podcasts

These sites link to freely-available electronic books or podcasts. These might offer more novels and fiction than other e-book databases. 

Reference Online

This page leads to online reference books from the Gale Virtual Reference Center, CQ Researcher and other databases. They offer overviews of research subjects.