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eBook Collection (EBSCO)
EBSCO eBooks: Academic Collections searches and views the full text of eBooks. This database contains a large selection of multidisciplinary eBook titles representing a broad range of academic subject matter.


Gale eBooks
Formally Gale Virtual Reference Library, Gale eBooks is a database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.


O'Reilly Learning (formally Safari Tech Books)
O'Reilly Learning (formally Safari Tech Books) contains eBooks, videos, learning paths, audio books, and more on the latest in technology and business trends.


Overdrive: Popular non-fiction and fiction
Note that Overdrive is a Peninsula Library System database and you will need your PLS card to access it.




Check out our guide for more information about compatible eBook devices and searching for, viewing and downloading eBooks.

Films on Demand
Films on Demand is an online library of streaming videos, covering a wide range of educational topics making it easily accessible to you and your students. Subscription includes various subjects including, Anthropology, Nursing, History, Languages, etc. Links to individual film titles and segments can be shared with your students via Canvas, email or your personal website.


Kanopy is a streaming film database that includes movies and documentaries in a wide range of categories, including these: The Criterion Collection The Great Courses, Documentaries, Independent Film, Spanish Language Cinema, and World Cinema. Watch this video for how to use Kanopy. Note: You will need to enable pop-ups for Kanopy in order to access it off-campus.


Ethnographic Video Online
Ethnographic Video Online is comprehensive online resource for the visual study of human culture and behavior. This database includes: classic documentaries contemporary documentaries accompanying video materials like field notes liner notes filmmaker biographies related articles study guides



Cañada Library offers access to a limited number of course specific streaming film titles.

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