EBook Search Engines

This is a gathering place for the search engines of different vendors who have sold ebooks to Faulkner. The two main ways of discovering ebooks are by using the library catalog to find individual titles, and by using one of these search engines to see what a particular vendor has provided. By far the most common way for researchers to find ebooks is through the catalog.

Search Engines

  • ACLS Humanities E-book [Project]
    Humanities E-Book is a digital collection of nearly 2,800 full-text titles offered by the ACLS in collaboration with twenty learned societies, nearly 100 contributing publishers, and librarians at the University of Michigan’s Scholarly Publishing Office. It is an online, fully searchable collection of high-quality books in the Humanities recommended and reviewed by scholars. From the American Council of Learned Societies. IF ON CAMPUS, YOU MAY GET A LOGIN SCREEN THAT DOES NOT CONTAIN FAULKNER UNIVERSITY. ON THE LEFT SIDE OF THE SCREEN CLICK TYPE FAULKNER UNIVERSITY IN THE SEARCH BOX AND FAULKNER SHOULD APPEAR BELOW THE SEARCH BOX. CLICK ON THE LINKED FAULKNER UNIVERSITY AND THEN YOU CAN LOG IN AS YOU NORMALLY WOULD AND IT WILL TAKE YOU INTO THE ACLS HUMANITIES E-BOOKS.
  • EbscoHost eBook Collection
    This comprehensive ebook portal from EBSCO provides electronic books owned by the Nichols Library and available to Faulkner users on all campuses. The library staff is open to suggestions for consideration of new ebooks from Ebsco.
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library
    Gale Virtual Reference Library is the platform for Gale online products, providing reference ebooks in a variety of academic fields, paid for by AVL, and a growing number of Gale nonfiction ebooks purchased by Faulkner. Everything is cross-searchable.
  • Loeb Classical Library Online
    Harvard University Press presents an interconnected, fully searchable, virtual library of important information in Greek and Latin literature.  The database contains more than 520 volumes of Latin, Greek, and English texts and allows readers to search, bookmark, annotate, and share content with ease.
  • Oxford Reference Online Premium
    Oxford Reference Onlineoffers over 175 fully-indexed, cross-searchable dictionary, language reference, and subject reference works published by Oxford University Press.
  • SpringerLink for Ebooks
    SpringerLink is one way to access the extensive Springer Verlag catalog of ebooks to find the ones Faulkner has purchased. The other method of access is to search the Faulkner Libraries catalog and find linked items there individually.