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Electronic Books


Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College students and employees may use eBook even when the Library doors are locked. In addition to the printed books that are offered in our library, OCtech also offers thousands of full-text electronic books.

AXIS 360 eBooks                  
A collection of ebooks (fiction, nonfiction, teen and children’s titles) that you can check out and download to a PC, smartphone, Kindle Fire, tablet or Nook.   Please see the Library’s LibGuide for a detailed introduction, directions and a video tutorial:  http://libguides.octech.edu/AXIS360

Books @ OVID  
This collection includes 140 nursing and allied health ebooks to meet the needs of two-year nursing programs.

CREDO Reference
Credo Reference is a vast, online reference library, providing access to the full text of hundreds of highly regarded and popular titles.  Credo Reference contains dictionaries, bilingual dictionaries, thesauri, encyclopedias, quotations and atlases, plus a wide range of subject-specific titles covering everything from the arts to accountancy, science to Shakespeare and law to literature.

EBSCO
EBSCO ebooks is a searchable collection of over 70,000 books. It is, by far, the most extensive ebook collection offered at OCtech. The collection may be accessed on campus and off campus (off campus username/password for PASCAL/EBSCO should be used).

ebrary    
Access to over 100,000 e-books through ebrary’s Academic Complete, College Complete and Public Library Complete databases.    College and Public library complete add additional titles, particularly in in vocational and/or technical education and career development and study skills.

Gale Virtual Reference Library
Collection of respected reference sources covering a wide range of disciplines. Formerly available only in print, these reference tools are now searchable online as electronic books.

R2 Digital Library
The R2 Digital Library features searchable, full-text books from Rittenhouse, publishers of nursing and health sciences literature. Additional features include an A-Z drug index and an image search.

Salem Health Collection
Salem Health offers electronic resources that are also available in print format in the Library.

Salem History Collection
Salem History offers electronic resources that are also available in print format in the Library.

Salem Literature Collection
The Salem Literature collection offers electronic resources that are also available in print format in the Library.

Infobase Careers Collection
Search a variety of titles on specific careers as well as general guides to careers that require a two-year degree.