The Pine Knot (1910-1994) DigitalNC Library
Hackney Library has partnered with the DigitalNC Library to make available in digitized format the complete run of the Atlantic Christian College/Barton College yearbooks from their initial publication in 1910 to 1994, when publication ceased. (There are a few gaps, due to the publication being suspended because of war or other circumstances.) The yearbooks appear in ascending chronological order, with the oldest appearing first. (If you are using Internet Explorer 7 to view them, you may need to click on the link provided on the site for them to display properly.)
College Bulletin (ACC/Barton College Catalogs, 1886-2012/13) DigitalNC Library
Through Hackney Library's partnership with the DigitalNC Library, we now have the full run of Atlantic Christian/Barton College Catalogs, dating back to the Kinsey School Catalog of 1886-1887, available in digital format. (They are listed in ascending chronological order, with the oldest first.) The Kinsey Seminary was a Disciples of Christ ladies' boarding school that once stood on what is currently Barton College's campus. (If you are using Internet Explorer 7 to view them, you may need to click on the link provided on the site for them to display properly.)
The Bookshelf NCBI
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This site tries to bring together much of the book information available on the web including reviews, online e-books, recommended lists and award winners.
eBooks on EBSCOhost (formerly NetLibrary)
Gale Virtual Reference Library (Coverage: 1999-2005) Gale/CENGAGE
GPO (Indexing: January 1, 1976- ) OCLC First Search
Google Book Search
Search Google Books for a variety of out-of-copyright full text e-books. To limit your search to only those that have the complete full text of the e-book online (that is, those that are out-of-copyright), choose the "Full view only" radio button. If you don't choose this option, you may find citations to copyrighted or other e-books that have none or only a small portion of the full text.
Greenwood Digital Collection see ABC-CLIO E-book Collection
MyiLibrary Ingram Digital
The On-Line Books Page
This site provides access to the many books which are now freely available online. Most of them are classic texts which no longer have copyright restrictions, but it also includes some current items. Books are input on a volunteer basis by groups or individuals.
Open Library offers over 3 million free ebooks available for reading online and for downloading (borrowing for up to 2 weeks) via a variety of devices/formats. Among others, many libraries in North Carolina have provided ebooks for digitizing and addition to the collection. Users may create their own accounts at the site, which allows them to read and/or download books. The site uses open software and is editable by logged in users. Open Library is a project of the non-profit Internet Archive.
Oxford Reference Online: Premium Collection Oxford University Press
The Premium Collection offers over 175 fully-indexed, cross-searchable dictionary, language reference, and subject reference works published by Oxford University Press, including detailed information across a broad subject range from titles in the world-renowned Oxford Companions and Oxford Dictionaries series, plus the Visual English Dictionary, the Oxford Dictionary of Quotations and new heavily illustrated natural history titles such as the Encyclopedia of Mammals. The titles also include full-color maps and illustrations, timelines, weblinks, and bibliographies. (Note: Barton log in is required to access this resource from off campus.)
Project Gutenberg offers over 40,000 free electronic books (previously published by bona fide publishers), including free epub books and free Kindle books. These can either be downloaded or read online. (Please note that these ebooks are free in the United States because their copyright has expired. They may not be free of copyright in other countries. Readers outside of the United States must check the copyright laws of their countries before downloading or redistributing our ebooks.) The site also has a number of copyrighted titles, for which the copyright holder has given permission for unlimited non-commercial worldwide use.
OneClickdigital Audio Books (formerly MyiLibrary Audio Books) Recorded Books
BooksinPrint.com Professional Bowker
This comprehensive database of over 5 million book, audio book, and video titles is searchable by title, author, and subject as well as a variety of other variables. The database also contains reviews for many of the resources it lists.
Provides listings of out-of-print books being sold by booksellers around the country.
Provides listings (now via Amazon) of out-of print books being sold by booksellers around the country.
A portal to alternative culture, including alternative periodicals, literary periodicals, independent bookstores, independent publishers, alternative newsweeklies, plus book and journal reviews.
Last updated January 14, 2013