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PSYC 205 Child Development (Main)

Professor Elizabeth Kim, Fall 2020

Olivia by Ian Falconer

Children's e-books in the National Emergency Library

 

During COVID-19, the National Emergency Library is available and includes a strong collection of children's e-books. 

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For example, a search for works by the children's author, "Mem Fox" -- filter using her name as "Creator" -- yields 53 results. 

To borrow a book from the National Emergency Library, create a free account. 

Books can be checked out for 14 days. 

Find Children's eBooks Online at Atlanta-Fulton County Public Library

As an Emory student, you are eligible to apply for a public library card with the Atlanta Fulton Public Library.

Go to the AFPL website to register for a library card online: https://afpl.ent.sirsi.net/client/en_US/default/search/registration/$N?pc=SYMWS

Once you receive your library card information via email, you will be able to access the AFPL's children's eBooks collection: 

  1. Go to the Fulton County Public Library home page: http://www.afpls.org/
     
  2. Then, select eReads Kids to browse the children's eBook titles. 

Searching for E-books in DiscoverE

 

***Please note -- we do not have many children's e-books in discoverE. The majority of our "Children's Reading Program" collection is in print.

Use discoverE to find e-books. On the left-hand side of the results screen, you will be able to select  to show only on "Full Access Online" or "eBooks."  If you wish to limit a search just to ebooks, you can also use the Advanced Search and select material type: eBooks. 

 

GALILEO Database has children's e-books

 

GALILEO database serves k-12 students as well as college students -- and that is why we can find children's e-books there. 

  • In GALILEO, select "GALILEO Kids (Grades k-5)" on the lower right to view "EBSCO e-books" and other online resources for kids.