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Licensed E-books for NLC students, faculty, and staff

ABC-Clio Ebook Collection
Reference and general publication titles on a broad range of topics. To access off-campus, you must use your library proxy username
CredoReference Online
Explore the contents of nearly 500 reference encyclopedias, dictionaries, and other reference sources on topics that include fine and performing arts, languages, business, agriculture and sciences, health and medicine, philosophy, biography, social and behavioral sciences, religion, technology, and more.
Directory of Open Access Books
he DOAB has been created to increase the discoverability of open access books.  The directory contains books that meet academic, peer-reviewed standards.
Funk & Wagnall's New Encyclopedia
Licensed online general encyclopedia. To access off-campus, you must use your library proxy username.
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Licensed database with several current subject encyclopedias and other reference sources. Search individual titles or in all titles by keyword. To access off-campus, you must use your library proxy username. You can also identify these titles in the ALAMO Library Online Catalog.

EbscoHOST Ebooks
Licensed database with over 40,000 fulltext books published between 1913 to the present. Search by keyword, table of contents, or use the index of each book to identify a page number. To access off-campus, you must use your library proxy username. You can also identify these titles in the ALAMO Library Online Catalog.

Opposing Viewpoints in Context
Licensed online database with pro and con information on current / controversial topics. To find chapters in books about your chosen topic, select viewpoints / reference. To access off-campus, you must use your library proxy username.

Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Licensed online encyclopedia of philosophy. To access off-campus, you must use your library proxy username.
Salem Press Ebooks
Use these Salem Press reference titles for background information on literary or historical topics.

E-books (publicly accessible)

Google Book Search (fulltext of books in the public domain and brief excerpts of books still under copyright).
Project Gutenberg
Perseus Digital Library
Classics @ MIT
Bartleby.com
Digital Book Index
EServer.org
University of Texas Online Books
Open Access Text Archive
Texas Digital Library Repositories

Contact Information

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Reference (210) 486-5388

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Quicklinks

Alamo Library Online Catalog
Books, Periodicals, Multimedia, and More

Electronic Databases
Online Articles from Periodicals

Electronic Books
Ebooks in all subjects

A to Z Journal Locator
Search for a specific periodical title

LibGuides
Library instruction course pages

Library Citation Guide
Library Guide - Citing Source

Hot Links
Helpful free websites in all subjects

NoodleTools
Bibliography and Citation Tool