More comprehensive results can be found by searching the library’s WorldCat Discovery online catalog and limiting search results to the e-book format. For assistance, Ask-A-Librarian.

ABC-CLIO eBook Collection

This limited collection includes titles from ABC-CLIO, Greenwood Press, Libraries Unlimited, and Praeger.

eBook Academic Collection (EBSCOhost) KYVL

A subscription collection containing over 200,000 multidisciplinary e-book titles representing a broad range of academic subjects. Provides relevant information to support research needs across the academic spectrum.

eBook Collection (EBSCOhost)

Nearly 20,000 e-books, covering a wide range of subjects, from the library’s permanent collection. Includes titles from the former NetLibrary.

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Provides online access to encyclopedias and specialized reference sources in e-book format for a variety of subjects, including the social sciences, technology, business, science, education, and more.


Collections of consortium-purchased e-books and open access titles are available on the JSTOR platform, covering a range of subject areas.

University Press of Kentucky

Free access to more than 1,000 backlist titles from the University Press of Kentucky in subject areas such as Arts & Humanities, Business, Education, Social & Behavioral Studies, and Science, Technology, & Medicine. Please check the Access Type listed for each title—the KSU community can access titles that are available to “eligible users,” while some titles are restricted to the University of Kentucky community.