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New 52,000 title ebook collection available

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Leeward CC students, faculty, and staff can now access a new collection of ebooks specifically developed for the needs of community colleges.  The EBSCOHost eBook Community College College Collection is a

“multidisciplinary collection contain[ing] more than 52,000 titles, including over 4,100 Workforce Development titles from notable publishers including, Packt Publishing, Emereo and Charles C Thomas Publishers. Content within the collection covers topics across programs and fields of study in key subject areas such as the Humanities and Social Sciences, Business, Science & Technology, and Literary Criticism.

The complexity of the information available in this collection varies from introductory/basic content to higher-level content, providing students with a range of information to meet their needs as they develop in their area(s) of study.”

To access this collection, go to the Library’s homepage and select EBSCOHost under ResearchScreen Shot 2015-03-17 at 6.31.10 AM Tools.  Then choose eBook Collections.  Contact a librarian to learn more about this new resource.

The addition of the Community College Collection brings the total number of ebooks available through the Library to 161,000 unique titles. These electronic collections have been acquired to support the research needs of our Pearl City, Waianae, and distance education students.

Other Library ebook collections include ebrary, Credo Reference, Gale Virtual Reference Library, and Capstone Interactive Library. Refer to our Research Tools page to access these collections.

For more info contact Jue Wang or Wayde Oshiro.

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