Credo - Credo is an easy-to-use tool for starting research. Gather background information on your topic from hundreds of full-text general and subject-specific reference titles, as well as 500,000+ images and audio files and over 1,000 videos.
EBSCO - Your one-stop shop for full-text articles- Ebsco offers a variety of databases and e-books, covering almost any topic.
OED - Oxford English Dictionary - The definitive record of the English language.
Britannica Online - The world's most famous encyclopedia - online!
Free eBooks Sites:
These are sites where eBooks can be downloaded to your device or simply read on the screen. Some are free and some may have nominal fees associated with usage.
Children's Books Online : Indexed by age/reading level. Some audio books available.
DailyLit : The reader can sign up for “15 minutes of fiction every day” or read books ranging from the classic to science fiction to children’s books. There may be a charge for some items.
GoogleBooks : This service will search the full text of books and bring back results with your search terms. Some books may be downloaded or read online. Links will be provided for others for loan or purchase. Readers can also search for magazines in this collection.
HathiTrust : An amazing collection! HathiTrust is a partnership of academic & research institutions, offering a collection of millions of titles digitized from libraries around the world. Resources contain 1,042,839 total volumes, 5,760,686 book titles, 287,826 serials titles, 3,864,993,650 serial (magazines & journals) titles, 495 terabytes with 33% of the total in the public domain.
Magic Keys : Magic Keys is a small collection of children’s books offered by age/reading level. Some fun activities are also located on the site.
Many Books : ManyBooks has more than 50,000 free ebooks.
World Public Library : World Public Library contains five collections: eBook Academic, eBook Library, Graphic Novel, Journals & Magazines, and Audio eBook. Books can be downloaded to your reading device. Tutorials are available to help with the process. Total collections size is 124,546. Yearly fee of $8.95.