Scholarly titles supporting student and faculty research, and general nonfiction on topics such as school & studying, career development, arts & leisure, and practical life skills.
Features available in Ebook Central make it a great resource for research. You can read online or download a chapter or the entire book for offline use and work in your preferred language with on-the-fly translations for the Ebook Central interface and related email alerts, including Chinese (simplified and traditional), French, German, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish and Turkish.
With Ebook Central, you can search for keywords across the entire ebook and see the pages and the frequency with which the search terms appear, instantly cite the ebook in the format of your choice, and annotate by highlighting in 3 colors, bookmarking pages, or creating notes tied to a specific passage, or the entire page. Enhanced “book detail” page to help students pinpoint the exact content they need for research or classwork — at both the chapter and subchapter level — and access it online or download it for later use. Clear table-of-contents-level prompts for reading online or downloading, plus DRM-free chapters with file names that reflect the chapter title.
Ebooks from a variety of North Carolina publishers. Includes popular and scholarly nonfiction, novels by well-known NC authors, and award-winning short fiction and poetry.
The HomeGrown Ebooks Collection contains thousands of ebooks from North Carolina publishers, including:
John F. Blair
HomeGrown provides unlimited simultaneous user access, which means no holds, no checkout limits, and no wait lists. Classes, book clubs, and even entire communities can read the same ebook at the same time!
HomeGrown ebooks can only be downloaded to a mobile device. Biblioboard, which hosts the HomeGrown collection, has an app on the:
Apple App Store (iOS)
Google Play store (Android)
Amazon app store (Kindle Fire)
When you're using your desktop or laptop computer, you'll will need to go to HomeGrown using your browser to read books online. To download Homegrown books, you must create a free account on this website first before logging into the app.
This easy-to-use curriculum and reference resource delivers one of the largest general reference collections of periodical and digital media content designed specifically for schools and libraries of all kinds, as well as additional subject-based material.
eLibrary®—the user-friendly general reference tool—delivers one of the largest general reference collections of periodical and digital media content designed to support every range of users, including middle and high school students, college-prep and college-level researchers, and professional educators. Educators can even search for resources that correlate to state and national standards, including Common Core State Standards. eLibrary’s updated interface and features make research easy.Researchers will find the answers they need from more than 2,090 full-text magazines, newspapers, books, and transcript titles, plus a collection of over 7 million maps, pictures, weblinks, and audio/video files.