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AboutPolk State College e-Books
You probably already know how easy it is to search for books, journals, and information in Polk State College's library catalog, but did you know you can specifically search for e-Books as well?
The Polk State College Libraries e-Book collection covers many subject areas - everything from art, the humanities, history, and Allied Health, to science and technology. E-books are electronic versions of books and can be viewed online. Browse the Polk State College Libraries e-Books for quick research, answers to reference questions, or read them at your leisure. They’re available for you to use - anywhere, anytime.
- Click here to see how to search for e-Books!
Didn't find what you were looking for? You can also check out available e-Books through Polk County libraries, Tampa-Hillsborough Co. Public Library Cooperative or the Florida Electronic Library (you just need your public library card handy) or these other sources for great e-Books.
Project Gutenberg offers over 36,000 free ebooks to download to your PC, Kindle, iPad, iPhone, Android or other portable device. Choose between ePub, Kindle, HTML and simple text formats.
HathiTrust Digital Library
HathiTrust is a partnership of major research institutions and libraries working to ensure that the cultural record is preserved and accessible long into the future. There are more than fifty partners in HathiTrust, and membership is open to institutions worldwide.
The preimminent Internet publisher of literature, reference and verse providing students, researchers, and the intellectually curious with unlimited access to books and information on the Web free of charge.
The Online Books Page
An index of over one million online books freely readable on the Internet!
EServer.org (Iowa State University)
The EServer is a digital humanities venture, based at Iowa State U, where hundreds of writers, editors and scholars gather to publish over 35,000 works free of charge.
This site lists free online computer science, engineering and programming books, textbooks and lecture notes, all of which are legally and freely available over the Internet.
Browse through the most popular titles, recommendations, or recent reviews from our visitors. Perhaps you'll find something interesting in the special collections. There are more than 29,000 eBooks available here and they're all free!
Ebooks and databases are available to all currently enrolled students as well as faculty and staff.
Students use their student ID as the Borrower ID and the last four digits of the ID as the PIN.
Faculty and staff members use their PID as the Borrower ID and as the PIN.