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Downloadable Materials


click here to go to eBooks by EBSCO host
This is a collection of mostly nonfiction online books to
read or browse. To browse by subject category click the eBooks link at the top left of the screen.

EBSCOhost eBooks

Home access with Lincoln Library card number.

Note: These titles cannot be transferred to portable devices, but they can be accessed by portable devices that have a browser( Safari, IE, Firefox, etc.).

click here to go to eRead Illinois
Use eRead Illinois by Axis 360 to download over 10,000 eBooks to your mobile device or computer.

For instructions choose your device below.
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Get help with eRead Illinois (Axis360).
Learn how to use the Axis Reader or Blio app
with these videos.

click here to go to Gale Virtual Reference Library
Encyclopedias, almanacs, and specialized reference
sources for multidisciplinary research. These reference materials can be accessed online at the
library or remotely 24/7.

Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL)

Note: These titles can be downloaded to portable devices that are PDF compatable.

click here to go to Libary on the Go
Download eBooks, eAudiobooks, OverDrive Video from Library On The Go (OverDrive) to your mobile device or computer. Use the Kids and Teens eReading Rooms to have filtered pages that provide a safe and easy browsing experience.
For instructions choose your device below.
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Get help with Library on the Go (OverDrive).
 Learn how to use Overdrive with these videos.
click here to go to One Click digital
Audiobooks and eBooks that can be downloaded to your mobile device or computer. You must create an account at OneClickdigital before you can use either the OneClickdigtal eAudio Player app for audiobooks or
OneClickdigtal Reader app.
Click here to get the app for your mobile device or the the software for your computer.
Get help with OneClickdigital for Smart Phones & Tablets or Computers and transfering to Mobile Devices.

      Learn how to use OneClickdigital with these videos.
click here to go to Open Library
Borrow eBooks from a growing collection of mainly 20th Century titles from Open Library.  All titles can be read in the browser on a computer or mobile device, but only titles in the Lending Library can be downloaded onto a mobile device by reading it in the OverDrive app.

Note: To use Open Library with a mobile device first create an account on the website. Then use the browser on the mobile device to find an eBook in the Open Library eBook lending library. Borrow the eBook in the ePUB format to read it with the OverDrive app.
Get help with Open Library.
click here to go to Project Gutenberg
Project Gutenberg offers over 45,000 free eBooks. You can download formats suitable for eReaders, such as the Nook, Kindle, iPad, etc., mobile phones, and other devices. Choose among epub books, kindle books, and more to download to your eReader, mobile device or read them in a web browser.

Get help with Project Gutenberg.

 

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