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E-books

About the Emory Libraries ebook collections available to Emory students, faculty, and staff

Finding Subject Specific titles

E-books are published by many different publishers and within different e-book platforms. Librarians are available to assist you in locating subject-specific sources. We invite you to contact us directly with your questions. Or, you can browse our subject and class specific web pages at Research Guides by library where we list many resources by subject. 

If you don't find what you need, you can also request we purchase an e-version of a book. 

Popular Reading and Audiobook Collections

Emory Libraries subscribe to:

  1. Overdrive reading collection, which includes mostly popular fiction and nonfiction ebooks and audiobooks. Students, faculty, and staff members with valid Emory University IDs may check out up to five books for 3 weeks with an option to renew. Overdrive e-books cannot be recalled like books from the regular collection. Titles and availability vary. For more information, visit about Overdrive
  2. Naxos Spoken Word, which includes access a wide variety of audiobooks in English, French, German, and Portuguese, with a focus on classic and other public domain books. A downloadable mobile app allows offline listening and requires further registration.

  3. Emory faculty, students, and staff also qualify to access the ebooks and audiobooks at the Atlanta-Fulton Public Libraries. For more details, visit the blog article "Get or renew your library card." You will have to renew annually. 

If you are looking for advice on selecting your next book, including advice on similar books or authors to your favorites then consult NoveList