About Electronic Books
- General information about e-books
- Accessibility for users with visual impairments
- How to use e-books
- Using e-books from partner libraries
- Accessing e-books
- Search for e-books
- How to cite e-books in Chemeketa's collections
Chemeketa Community College Library has well over 100,000 electronic books in its collection. These books appear in the library search results; click the View It tab to see a link that will take the user to the full text. These books are licensed for use by Chemeketa Community College students, faculty, and staff. Off-campus users will be asked to supply their My Chemeketa user name and password.
If you wish to bypass the library search and go directly to the ebook platform, where you can search in the full text of books, please see our page listing databases by type.
Our electronic books are accessible to users with visual impairments.
- Ebrary books accessibility information
- Ebscohost books accessibility information
- Gale Accessibility Information (Gale Virtual Reference Library, etc.)
- Safari books accessibility information
- A Guide to using the ebrary platform
- Guide to the EBSCOhost platform
- Guide to Gale Virtual Reference Library
- How to use Safari ebooks
Chemeketa users electronic books from Chemeketa's partner organizations. Library2Go downloadable books are provided through the CCRLS public libraries, and any user with a valid CCRLS public library card may borrow them. The user must first download some free software onto his computer. For more information about Library2Go, see the Library2Go Help Page.
The Orbis Cascade Alliance of 37 college and university libraries purchases shared electronic books and makes them available through its catalog, Summit. Records for these books are also in the Chemeketa library search results; you must be logged into the library search to see Summit links. On clicking the Request Summit Item link you will be asked to choose a pickup location (Chemeketa's Salem or Yamhill campus). Only employees and Chemeketa students registered for at least one credit are eligible to use these materials.
Any Internet computer in the Chemeketa Community College library can access electronic books through the library search or by going directly to the site. If using e-books from off campus, you will need your My Chemeketa user name and password.
Persons not having a My Chemeketa login can use Chemeketa ebooks by visiting the library. This does not apply to shared, Orbis Cascade Ebook Program books.
How to cite electronic books in APA or MLA styles.
To comment or request help, please e-mail Reference or call 503.399.5231.
Address of this page: http://library.chemeketa.edu/information/netlibrary.php
Updated: 15 July 2015