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Alverno ebook collections

Rittenhouse ebooks
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Free ebooks & audio books

Project Gutenburg Wisconsin's Digital Library

Milwaukee Public Library

Google Books Library of Congress ebooks

Hathi Trust Database of Open Access Books

Open Educational Resources

The Open Access Resources LibGuide has information on Open Educational Resources (OER) and other free resources for educators and students.

New ebook collections

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Check out the Rittenhouse collection of online books, it includes many titles for nursing and the other health sciences. Access from off campus using your Alverno username and password. Access expires June 30.


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Create an account to access millions of FREE National Emergency Library online books. Access expires June 30.


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The Bloomsbury Collections offer books for a variety of subjects. Access from off campus using your Alverno username and password. Access expires June 30.


To access Alverno ebooks, you will need to log in with your Alverno username and password.

Most of our ebooks are scholarly. Find fun reads on our "Free ebooks & audio books" list.

Each book can have different terms of use (i.e. lending periods, downloading restrictions, etc).

When your ebook is "due" your digital copy will expire. You will have to re-check it out to resume access.


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Date Updated

5/26/20 DS