eBooks are digital versions of books, delivered online.
For-profit companies provide digital books at a cost. These cost money, either to the user (like Kindle books purchased though Amazon) or to the college or university providing them.
The collections of eBooks provided by Reynolds Library are purchased from for-profit companies by the college for use by students, faculty and staff.
Non-profit organizations also provide digital books at no cost to the end user. They may get their funding from foundations, colleges and universities, or federal, state and local governments.
The Reynolds Library collection of eBooks comes from different book vendors. Each have their own strengths and limitations, and each is used differently. Check the categories for more detailed info on each collection.
Search. Most of our eBooks are in our catalog with the print titles. Some also can be searched through the databases link (like Springer, Overdrive)
Access and read:
Use books on the go. Each vendor works differently, as does each mobile device.
Reynolds Library Collections
Local public libraries offer multiple options for eBook leisure reading. All you need is a library card - which depending on where you live, may be free to you.
Many out-of-copyright and donated books are also available online. A few to try: