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 approximately 80,000 electronic books in its collection. These books appear in the library catalog; the main screen for the book includes 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 catalog 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
The catalog also includes electronic books from Chemeketa's partner organizations. Library2Go downloadable books are provided through CCRLS, and any CCRLS library user 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 catalog; on clicking the link your will be asked to choose your institution, Chemeketa, and then provide your My Chemeketa user name and password. 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 catalog or by going directly to the site. If using databases from off campus, you will need your My Chemeketa user name and password.
Persons not having a valid ID card can use Chemeketa ebooks by visiting the library. This does not apply to Summit (Orbis Cascade Alliance) books.
Use the form below to search for ebooks.
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: 12 August 2013