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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 access to many of our ebooks.

Helpful Information:  Guide to Locating Books     Library of Congress Classification System

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

Electronic Books

Melvil Dewey Library offers the content of more than 300,000 electronic books to our patrons. Our electronic books can be accessed via Search Almost Eveything or by directly accessing the various collections via the links below.

General Academic eBook Collections

  • ebrary Academic Complete
    ebrary Academic Complete provides a large, very well-rounded collection of ebooks.

  • EBSCO eBook Academic Collection
    Multi-disciplinary collection of over 86,000 eBooks for academic research.

  • Springer Link
    SpringerLink provides a variety of highly authoritative scientific sources, including over 50,000 ebooks.

  • EBSCO eBook Collection
    Our EBSCO eBook Collection provides thousands of ebooks on many diverse topics.
  • Humanities E-Books
    Provides access to a collection high quality electronic books covering historical as well as multi-disciplinary topics.

  • SUNY Press E Book Collection
    Consists of over 600 titles published by the SUNY Press and made available by the State University of New York.

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