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eBooks and Apps

eBooks are available to current North Lake College students, faculty and staff. Student/Employee ID number is required to access and download eBooks.


With a single search in our Online Catalog results for eBook content from all of our vendors are shown alongside the books found on our shelves. To see only eBooks, limit your results by format on the left hand side of the screen.

Additional information on DCCCD eBook Collections

Browse eBook Collections by Vendor

  • ABC-CLIO - History, business, science, world cultures and more. Online reading only.
  • Axis 360 - Downloadable fiction and nonfiction, including audiobooks.

  • EBSCOhost - Downloadable fiction and nonfiction covering a broad range of subjects

  • Gale Virtual Reference Library - eReference on many subjects. Chapters can be downloaded in PDF or MP3 format.

  • Infobase - Mathematics, Science and Technology. Online reading only.

  • Learning Express - Downloadable career guides, practice tests, math and grammar reviews and more.

  • Salem Press - Literature, History, Science, Health and Careers. Online reading only.

Download and Read

Currently, only eBooks from EBSCOhost and Axis 360 can be checked out and downloaded to a computer or a mobile device. Loan period is up to 10 days and the return or checkin process is automatic.
Borrow the title using your student/employee ID number. In order to read the downloaded book on your computer, tablet, eReader, or smartphone you need to install the appropriate app on your device and then create an account within that app.
Format and Type of Device
eBooks by Vendor
 Acoustik Logo
For audiobooks.
Supported by Google Android and Apple iOS devices.
eAudiobooks from Axis 360
For EPub & PDF.
Supported by Microsoft Windows and Apple iOS devices.
eBooks from Axis 360 and EBSCOhost
For EPub & PDF.
Supported by Google Android and Apple iOS devices.
eBooks from Axis 360
 Blio Logo
For EPub, PDF and formats that preserve typography and color illustrations.
Supported by Google Android, Apple iOS devices and Windows.
eBooks from Axis 360

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