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OhioLINK Search Tools & eBook Collections

Most eBooks offered by the Davis Library are made available to our users via OhioLINK. No login is required to access these electronic resources on campus. However, if you are working from home or someplace other than the Rio Grande Main Campus or one of our institution's Regional Centers, then you will need to complete a special login in process. See our Off Campus Access page for more details.

OhioLINK Search Tools

OhioLINK EBC Subcollections

The individual eBook collections listed below, which are included the Scholarly & Reference E-Book Collection and the OhioLINK EBC, also make their own platforms available for users to search and read works online via OhioLINK.  

The American & English Literature Collection, which is also included in the OhioLINK EBC, also makes subcollections available so that searches may be limited to specific content areas.

  • Poetry Subcollection
    Offers access to works originally published in print from the following literary figures, schools, or movements:
    - 20th Century African-American Poetry (also includes biographical sketches of poets)
    - 20th Century American Poetry
    - 20th Century English Poetry
    - African-American Poetry 1760-1900
    - American Poetry 1600-1900
    - English Poetry 600-1900
    - William Butler Yeats Collection (Irish poet considered to be one of the greatest literary figures of the 20th Century)
    (Use the "Browse" search option to locate  and view works by Title or Author.)

  • Drama Subcollection
    Offers access to works originally published in print from the following literary dramatic movement:
    - American Drama
    - English Prose Drama
    - English Verse Drama

    (Use the "Browse" search option to locate and view works by Title or Playwright.) 
  •  Shakespeare Subcollection
    Offers access to the complete works and several adaptations of William Shakespeare, famous English poet, playwright, and actor of the Elizabethan Age,1558-1603. (Use the "Browse" search option to locate and view works by Author/Title.) 
  •  The Bible in English Subcollection
    Offers access to 21 historic editions of the Bible originally written and published in the English Language. (Use the "Browse" search option to locate and view works by Facet, Title or Author.) 

Additional eBook Collections available via OhioLINK







Open Access eBook Resources

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What is an eBook?

Also known as an electronic book or e-book, it is a book publication made available in digital form that is read either on a computer, mobile device, or e-reader designed specifically for eBook use. While eBooks are often an electronic version of a printed book, they might also be published only in digital form. Because they are intended to be read online or downloaded to an electronic device, the printing of eBooks is discouraged and in many instances could be a violation of copyright law and/or publisher or distributor licensing agreements .

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