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Books and eBooks Databases
IvyCat - Library Catalog This link opens in a new window
The Library catalog. Find books and eBooks. View your library account and renew materials.
Skillsoft Books This link opens in a new window
Full-text books and videos on business, computing, and technology. Search through IvyCat. Read online, few downloads. Sign in using your Ivy Tech credentials, save your reading list, notes, and more. To access your playlists on a mobile device, download the Skillsoft Learning App in your app store.
Credo Reference This link opens in a new window
More than 900 reference works providing background information for topics ranging from agriculture to technology. Search within multiple sources using keywords, or browse topics in different subjects. Recommended for introductory research in all topics.
Ebook Central (ProQuest) This link opens in a new window
Extensive collection of online academic books in all subject areas
Ebook Collection (EBSCO) This link opens in a new window
Extensive collection of online academic books in all subject areas.
Humanities E-Books (ACLS) This link opens in a new window
5000+ scholarly books in full text, online or downloadable, covering all areas of the humanities and social sciences. Titles are chosen by scholars as important to further scholarship; includes classic works. Search full texts by keyword, or browse titles or authors. Recommended for course reserves. Website is ADA compliant.
Naxos Spoken Word Library This link opens in a new window
Catalog of audiobooks, includes fiction, non-fiction, poetry, political speeches, etc.
Open Access Books and eBooks
WorldCat This link opens in a new window
Search library catalogs from around the world. Useful for Interlibrary Loan.
Thousands of public domain books in various formats, including for mobile devices.
- Crown Point Community Library
Includes links to library events and featured web sites
- East Chicago Public Library
Includes links to career services
- Gary Public Library
Includes links to community services and events
- Hammond Public Library
Includes information on the library's programs and events, as well as local/family history links
- Indiana University Northwest Library
Includes link to Indiana University online library catalog system
- Lake County Public Library
Includes links to community resources and all branches in the system. Branches include: Merrillville, Munster, Black Oak, Cedar Lake, Griffith, Highland, Hobart, Lake Station, New Chicago, St. John, Dyer-Schererville and Forty-First
- LaPorte County Public Library
Includes links to community resources and events.
- Michigan City Public Library
Includes links to local points of interest and community resources
- Porter County Public Library System
Includes links to the libraries within the Porter County Library System: Portage, South Haven, Valparaiso, Hebron and Kouts. Also includes job search and social services links.
- Purdue Calumet Library
Includes faculty authors book link
- Purdue University North Central Library Services
Includes links to Purdue libraries and Purdue University
- Valparaiso University Library and Technology Resources
Includes both Christopher Center and the Law Library
- Westchester Public Library
Serves the towns of Chesterton, Porter, Burns Harbor, and Dune Acres