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  • Books in Print
    Bibliographic database of in-print, out-of-print, and forthcoming books, audio books, and video titles.

  • Bookshelf - NLM
    Collection of biomedical textbooks that can be searched directly.

  • CollegeSource Online
    Provides college and university catalogs in cover-to-cover, original page format for both U.S. and non-U.S. schools. This resource can be accessed concurrently by only three users at a time.

  • CRCnetBASE
    Collection of selected sciences e-books covering biology, chemistry, engineering, mathematics and more.

  • Dissertations & Theses Global

    Provides citations to dissertation and theses from around the world from 1743 to present, full text for most dissertations added since 1997 and selected full text for works written prior to 1997.

  • E-Libro Spanish Ebooks Collection (Texshare) - access via Ebook Central
    Includes Spanish language ebooks from commercial, academic and university press publishers from Spain and all countries in Latin America.  To access only e-Libro titles, select Advanced Search, and then select "Spanish" under the Language section.

  • Ebooks@EBSCOhost (Texshare)
    Provides access to electronic books covering a wide variety of academic disciplines.

  • Ebook Central
    Provides access to  electronic books covering a range of academic disciplines, as well as elibro Spanish language ebooks and a Science and Technology Ebook Collection.

  • Electronic Books
    OCLC catalog of online electronic books available through libraries worldwide, covering all subjects.

  • Gale Virtual Reference Library
    Includes selected titles in business, environmental studies, history, literature, medicine and science.

  • Google Books
    Offers access to historical collections of texts that exist in digital format, as well as some audio, moving images, and software.

  • GPO Monthly Catalog
    Covers U.S. government documents, such as Congressional reports, hearings, debates, and records; judiciary materials; and documents issued by executive departments of the Federal Government.

  • Hathi Trust Digital Library
    Digital archive of library materials converted from print that is co-owned and managed by a number of academic institutions. Includes both public domain and in copyright content from a variety of sources.

  • Science & Technology Ebooks Collection (Texshare) - access via Ebook Central
     Provides ebooks covering all science and technology topics, including computers, engineering, life and physical sciences, and math. To access these titles, select Browse Subjects, and then select subject areas under the Science & Technology section.


  • UIW Dissertations
    Subset of the Digital Dissertations & Theses database containing full text and abstracts of dissertations authored by graduate students from the University of the Incarnate Word only.

  • WorldCat (Texshare)

    Multidisciplinary catalog of books, journals, sound & video recordings, web resources and other materials held by OCLC Member Libraries worldwide.

  • WorldCat Dissertations & Theses

    Provides indexing and abstracting to all dissertations and theses cataloged by OCLC members.  Many records contain the full text of the dissertation/thesis.