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CannonCat is Melvil Dewey Library's catalog and it identifies the print books, dvds and other media items that the library owns and also allows you to read the majority of our ebooks.

Need books that our library does not offer? Request them via Interlibrary Loan.

Electronic Books

Melvil Dewey Library offers the content of almost 200,000 electronic books to our patrons. Our electronic books can be accessed via CannonCat or by directly accessing the various collections via the links below.

General Academic eBook Collections

Subject-specific eBook Collections

  • Incredibly Easy Nursing E-Books
    A collection of 53 reference e-books covering nursing topics from the Incredibly Easy, LPN Expert Guides and Straight A’s series published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
  • R2 Digital Library
    A collection of over 65 nursing and health-related ebooks. Includes reference and emergency medicine titles.
  • STAT!Ref Nursing E-Books
     A collection of 25 nursing resources including reference works, test preparation and instructional videos. You must click "I accept" at the first page to acknowledge the end-user agreement to get to the STAT!Ref site. Click here to find out about the STAT!Ref mobile app.

Reference eBook Collections

Popular Reading/Listening eBook Collections

  • Overdrive Ebook Collection
    Download an ebook or audio book to your computer or mobile device, such as an iPad, Nook, Blackberry and Kindle. Requires Adobe Digital Editions to download to a computer or Overdrive Media Console to download to a mobile device. This collection is a joint project with SUNY Oswego, SUNY Canton, North Country Community College and Paul Smith's College, with support from Northern New York Library Network.