eBooks & eReference Resources 

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Saint Leo University, Daniel Cannon Memorial Library now has over 309,000 eBooks available online to all students, and faculty. All resources listed here are available in full text, allowing you to locate and read books online 24 hours a days, seven days a week.


ABC-Clio Greenwood Digital Collection & Education LibraryContains eBooks for all disciplines, with the largest set geared towards the education major. 



APA PsycBooks contains 1,900 scholarly books, 31,000 chapters, 1,207 classic resources in psychology and Encyclopedia of Psychology from Oxford University.


CQ Press Encyclopedias - click the links below to search for resources in US Political History, Religion in America, and Political Science.



Credo Reference includes encyclopedias, dictionaries, etc., on a range of subject-specific titles covering everything from art to accountancy and literature to law. 



Ebrary is an all-subject collection which now contains over 114,000 eBook titles



EBSCO's EBook Collection contains full text digital versions of books (over 188,000) the library has purchased for your use. Please be aware that if you opt to download eBooks, you must create a personal EBSCO account to do so.


EBSCO's Business eBook Collection Included in this collection are over 9,400 business eBooks, with new eBooks added regularly, that are intended to meet the content needs of students in their research, special projects, and entrepreneurial quests.


Encyclopedia Britannica includes the complete Encyclopedia Britannica, as well as Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus, Britannica Student Encyclopedia and the Britannica Book of the Year.



Gale Resources:
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  • Gale Virtual Reference Library contains several resources of importance to Criminal Justice, Education, and Religion majors, including the Encyclopedia Judaica, Lucent Library of Homeland Security, Lucent Terrorism Library, and the New Catholic Encyclopedia online.




Literature Resource Center and EBooks cross-search all of Gale's Literature Resource Center offerings and eBooks



Oxford Digital Reference CollectionIncludes 47 vital resources for all students, with more on the way!



Salem Literatureoffers online access to Critical Insights. This comprehensive series distills the best of both classic and current literary criticism of the world’s most-studied literature. Each volume in the series focuses on an individual author’s entire body of work or on a single work of literature




Open Access Collections

Open Access Collections Available to General Public - no login or password is needed, click here to access

MP3 Books: Free Audio Books in MP3 Format

Presidential Speeches :The MSU Vincent Voice Library is working to preserve over 100 years of historical spoken word recordings like those of the U.S. Presidents, and is pleased to share these sound samples from its collection.

Library of Congress
 : Audio recordings of books, speeches, and music files.