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Ebooks Available to Marietta College Users

These are subscription-based collections, which requires the user to access titles on campus and/or sign in with Marietta College credentials.

Cambridge EBA Program

This evidence-based acquisition (EBA) program gives library users immediate access to a mass of content and then allows OhioLINK to purchase access to a subset of that content in perpetuity. Cambridge Histories, Cambridge Companions, textbooks, and multi-volume reference works are not included.

DeGruyter University Press ebooks

E-book content published up through 2013 is included for access through December 31, 2023 for university presses of Columbia, Harvard, California, Stanford, Toronto, and University of Pennsylvania. Backfile content published from 2000 through 2013 plus 2022 back content will be available from Rutgers and Penn State university presses through December 31, 2023 as well.

Elsevier EBS Ebooks

E-books in subjects including earth and planetary sciences, engineering and computing, life and biological sciences, medical sciences, physical sciences, and social sciences. At the end of 12 months, titles will be selected for perpetual access based on total usage.

Up-to-date overviews of classic and current research across the Humanities, Social Sciences, Education, Psychology, Engineering, and Built Environment from Routledge and CRC Press.

MIT Press

New purchase with one-time GEER funding in 2021. Includes backlist. As of Spring 2022, MIT is publishing its e-books under a Direct to Open model(link sends e-mail) to make them open access. OhioLINK is not a contributor to this initiative.

Routledge handbook from Taylor and Francis (2023)

Springer ebooks

OhioLINK has the set of Springer e-books for current publication years. Includes sciences, humanities and social sciences.

University Press Scholarship Online

UPSO is an e-book aggregator platform from Oxford University Press, hosting content from other university press publishers. Package includes the frontlist from selected publishers for the selected publication years. (University of California Press (last content 2019), University of Chicago Press, MIT Press (last content from 2019), New York University Press, Princeton University Press, Yale University Press)

Ebooks on the Open Web

These databases contain free resources to all users. They are not subscription based and can be accessed anywhere.

Project Gutenberg

The oldest free digital library on the internet, Project Gutenberg has over 60,000 copywrite free books.

Google Books

The world's most comprehensive index of full-text books.

Internet Archive

A non-profit library of millions of free books, movies, software, music, websites, and more.

HathiTrust Digital Library

A partnership of academic and research institutions, offering a collection of millions of titles digitized from libraries around the world.