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How to use eBooks available through the library


Massasoit has over 160,000 eBooks!

iPads and Androids and Kindles... oh my!

If you are using a device such as an iPad or Fire to read eBooks, you'll want to use the app for each service (Overdrive, Libby, Hoopla). 

A tablet or phone is not required! You can also read most eBooks on your computer. 

eBooks in the OCLN Catalog

Searching for eBooks in the catalog is easy, but there are a few interesting things you should know about format.

When you select the format eBooks, your results will be all eBooks from OverDrive.

If you want to include the academic eBook collections that we have through EBSCO, Gale, Infobase and Salem, you will want to also select Electronic Resources.

Interested in audiobooks? Select the format eAudiobook to include them in your results.

Find an eBook

Find eBooks @ Massasoit

To search for an eBook, you can use the Discovery Search on our library home page. You can also use the catalog. Enter a title, author or keyword into the search bar and click Go. Once you've done your search, choose eBook and Electronic Resources as the format along the left.

eBooks @ Massasoit

These databases all contain eBooks. Which one should you use? It depends on what you are looking for! If you are looking for fiction, use OverDrive. If you are looking for academic non-fiction, use EBSCO. If you are unsure, use the catalog search bar above.


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