ProQuest Ebook Central
A new e-book platform from ProQuest combining ebrary and EBL content in one location. ProQuest Ebook Central provides ebooks from scholarly sources, including University Presses and other top publishers.To create a personal bookshelf or to access off-campus, sign in using your Emmanuel username and password.
R2 Digital Library
The R2 Digital Library is a leading eBook platform featuring a comprehensive selection of medical, nursing and allied health eBooks with an interface optimized for the health sciences workflow. All books on the R-2 platform offer single user access.
Books at JSTOR
Books at JSTOR offers more than 15,000 DRM-free, unlimited-user ebooks from renowned scholarly publishers, integrated with journals on the JSTOR platform.
An eBook collection of leisure titles. Includes bestsellers, fiction, non-fiction, and audio books provided by the Massachusetts Library System and their Commonwealth eBook Collections.
e-Duke Books Scholarly Collection
Duke University Press e-books in the humanities and social sciences published in 2011, 2012 and 2013. From the search result page, limit to "Content I have access to" for content available through Emmanuel.
Over 700 reference books covering a variety of disciplines and including foreign language dictionaries. Includes a concept map, which provides related subjects and noted personalities to assist beginning research.
Gale Virtual Reference Library
A database of encyclopedias and specialized reference resources for multidisciplinary research, including: fashion, film and filmmakers, pop culture, and multicultural issues. Includes the six-volume Beacham’s Guide to the Endangered Species of North America.
Grove Art Online
Searchable online version of the 34-volume Grove Dictionary of Art covering the visual arts from prehistory to the 1990s. Also includes The Oxford Companion to Western Art, Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, and The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms.
Oxford Handbooks Online - Religion
The religion area of OHO provides new essays on critical topics and emerging issues in the study of religion, complementing hundreds of essays on Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Sikhism and cross-cultural thematic studies.
Salem Press Online
Online access to the following Salem Press titles in the Library's Reference collection: The Decades series (1920's - 2000's), Careers in Chemistry, and Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Events.
Content: Medical, Nursing and Allied Health subject areas
Number of users: One user at a time access.
Off Campus Login: Use your Emmanuel username (without the "@emmanuel.edu") and password to use MyR2
Sessions: User sessions will time out after 15 minutes of inactivity. A session timeout window will appear as a warning before you are logged out of the book. If your session does time out, the book is released to any users waiting to access it. If no one is waiting to read the title, simply close out of the database and log back in and relocate the title.
Downloading & Printing: The R2 Digital Library does not allow direct download of eBooks. Users can print or email sections of the R2 digital Library by using the Tools icon across the top navigation bar. Users can also save searches, search results and sections to their My R2 profile.
Mobile Devices: Can be accessed by any web-enabled device by visiting R2Library.com
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Content: eBooks covering all subject areas from scholarly publishers (See list of participating publishers)
Number of users: Unlimited, simultaneous users
Off Campus Login: Use your Emmanuel username and password
Downloading & Printing: Unlimited DRM-free PDF chapter downloads that never expire, Unlimited printing and copy/paste
Reader Tools: In-text searching, Refworks citation support, and urable title and chapter URL’s for ECLearn linking
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Content: Scholarly Ebooks in all subject areas
Number of users: Most books allow multiple simultaneous users
Off Campus Login: Use your Emmanuel username and password to access Ebook Central
Accessibility: JAWS and VoiceOver screen reading software
Downloading & Printing: Download the full book or a specific chapters. Printing limits vary by title.
Reader Tools: Save books to your bookshelf, bookmarking and note taking support, embed links in ECLearn course pages, and Refworks citation support.
Mobile Devices: Can be accessed by any web-enabled device.
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Content: Leisure reading collection of bestsellers, fiction, and non-fiction e-books and audio books
Number of Users: One user at a time for most titles.
Off Campus Login: Use your Emmanuel username and password to log in.
Check out periods: 14 day loan period, limit of 3 items checked out at a time. You can return a title early, or the title will automatically return at the end of the lending period
Holds: Place holds for up to 5 items checked out by other patrons. You will be notified when a title you have on hold is available for check out.
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