Books & E-Books
Find books at RWU Library, in Rhode Island and beyond:
The RWU libraries have purchased a number of E-Book collections which may be searched individually or via the HELIN Library Catalog.
For help viewing or downloading an e-book see our e-Book Libguide.
Selected e-Book collections currently available to the RWU community include:
- ACLS Humanitites Books
An online collection of high quality titles in the humanities.
- eBook Academic Collection (EBSCOhost)
- ECCO - Eighteenth Century Collections Online
Includes books, pamphlets, essays, broadsides and more published in the UK in the 18th century.
- EEBO – Early English Books Online
Contains digital facsimile page images of English language works from 1473-1700
- eBook Central
A collection of academic electronic books.
A collection of scholarly e-books.
- NCCO – Nineteenth Century Collections Online
Primary source collections of the 19th century.
- Project Muse
E-books from University Presses.
- Credo Reference
Search across hundreds of reference titles.
- Gale's Virtual Reference Library
- Oxford Handbooks Online
- Oxford Reference Online
Free E-Book Collections on the web:
- DPLA: Digital Public Library of America
A portal for students, teachers, and scholars bringing together the riches of America's libraries, archives, and museums.
- Project Gutenberg
Provides free online access to out-of-copyright texts.
- Google Book Search
- Hathi Trust
A shared digital repository of major research libraries.
- Internet Archive
Free books and texts.