eBooks Resources


Read classic reference, poetry, fiction, and nonfiction books, including the Harvard Classics series and classic authors.


Christian Classics Ethereal Library

This huge eBook library includes Bible study tools, commentaries, sermons, devotional writings, philosophical and theological treatises, and more. Find the works of Christian authors from the Church Fathers to today, especially if their works are in the public domain (i.e., not copyrighted).


eBook Academic Collection

EBSCO’s eBook Academic Collection contains almost 170,000 eBooks from major academic publishers on a wide range of subjects.


eBook Collection

EBSCO’s eBooks database houses about 20,000 eBooks owned by the ACU Library. These eBooks are also available through the library’s online catalog.


Google Books

Preview or read millions of books. Depending on publishers and copyrights, these books may be read in part or in whole. If you are waiting for a textbook to arrive, you may find a couple chapters of it here.


HathiTrust Digital Library

Drawing from university and research libraries, university presses, Google Books, the Internet Archive, and other partners, the HathiTrust Digital Library presents millions of eBooks and other digitized documents. Its library catalog makes it easy to search by title, author, subject, ISBN/ISSN, publisher, or series title — a great advantage over some other digital libraries listed on this page. Full-text searching is also possible. Find primary documents, public-domain works, and even some copyrighted works (most notably, scholarly eBooks from university presses).


Internet ArchiveĀ and Open Library: eBooks and Texts

The Internet Archive and Open Library offers over 8.1 million eBooks in public domain (i.e., not copyrighted).


Project Gutenberg

The first eBook library, Project Gutenberg now has over 49,000 high-quality eBooks that can be downloaded or read online. Classic literature and a wide range of subjects can be found here.

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