EBSCOhost has offered Durham Tech temporary access to its eBook Academic Collection to help students and instructors during the COVID-19 pandemic. Additionally, Durham Tech has set up a trial subscription with EBSCOhost for its eBook Community College Collection. Between the two collections, that's over 200,000 e-books, 88,000 of which are unique among Durham Tech's current e-books. It's hard to imagine tens of thousands of books. Your Durham Tech library already has about 40,000 books and DVDs
NC LIVE recently announced the addition of 495 titles to its HomeGrown e-books collection . The new titles come from five publishers, including The University of North Carolina Press. The HomeGrown collection has grown to include 3,600 e-books, which are hosted on the BiblioBoard platform. They are organized into "curations": fiction, nonfiction and young adult/juvenile titles. You can also use the site's search tool to find books by keyword. Each curation is sub-divided into categories. For
You've certainly been to the library in the ERC to check out some of our 40,000-plus books, but be sure to check out the e-book offerings from NC LIVE as well! On the Durham Tech Library home page , click on E-books and Digital Audio Books . From there, follow the link to NC LIVE e-books . In the search box on that page, you can type your search term(s) to get started. You can also click on one of the individual collections, such as ebrary Academic and Public Library Complete , which offers over
LearningExpress Library offers online tutorials, practice tests and eBooks aimed at people who want to improve their test-taking and workplace skills. LearningExpress Library offers the following : Self-paced e-courses for improving skills with Microsoft Word and Excel , social networking as part of the job search, and professional writing for cover letters and on-the-job reports. Practice tests for the GED, SAT, and GRE, plus a variety of occupational assessments. There are even resources for
Thanks to NC LIVE, we now have access to even more e-books- the Open Library Borrowing Collection is now a part of NC LIVE! This new source of freely available downloadable eBooks is available to all North Carolinians. Interested? Find out more at http://nclive.org/cgi-bin/nclsm?rsrc=288 (password required off campus, contact us if you need it).