Fiction Resources

Fiction Resources

  • Ebrary eBooks *Recommended : Ebrary has over 1000 ebook titles. Select: Language & Literature and select Subject from the dropdown menu, type fiction in the search box. Over 1000 results will be displayed. Your computer must have Adobe Digital Editions (it's free!) in order to download Ebrary Ebooks. Contact Librarian for help.
  • DawsonEra eBooks : Log in to browse through several downloadable ebooks, "produced by academic publishers around the world." Once acquired, DawsonEra E-books are accessible to the Effat community. Tip: Go to “Advanced Search”, from the dropdown menu for Subject select: Fiction- General & Literary fiction or Fiction-Genre fiction or Fiction- true Stories. Your computer must have Adobe Digital Editions (it's free!) in order to download Dawsonera Ebooks. Contact Librarian for help.
  • Ebook Library (E.B.L) : Sign up for a free account and browse through thousands of downloadable ebooks. Once acquired, the e-books are accessible to the Effat community. Contact Librarian for help.: Tip: Select “Fiction” from the dropdown menu on the right-hand-side bar (Under: Not sure where to start?) Contact Librarian for help.
  • Manybooks.net : Provides access to free public domain licensed ebooks. The ebooks are available for download in various formats. Many classic novels, e.g. Oliver Twist, Frankenstein, are available.
  • Project Gutenberg : User can download over 33,000 free ebooks to read on PC, iPad, Kindle, Sony Reader, iPhone, Android or other portable device. .
  • Taylor & Francis eBooks : A collection of over 20.000 ebooks published by Taylor & Francis covering a broad range of subjects.

Print Fiction Books at the Library

  • Ebrary eBooks : Sign up for a free account to browse through thousands of downloadable ebooks, "*Recommended : The Ebrary has over fully accessible 52,000 ebook titles on a wide range of topics. Within Ebrary, you can create your own user name and password and download/loan ebook titles for a limited period of time. Your computer must have Adobe Digital Editions(it's free!) in order to download Ebrary Ebooks. Contact Librarian for help.
  • DawsonEra eBooks :(Demand-driven Acquisition): Log in to browse through thousands of ebooks, "produced by academic publishers around the world." Once acquired, DawsonEra e-books are accessible to the Effat community. Your computer must have Adobe Digital Editions (it's free!) in order to search Dawsonera Ebooks. Contact Librarian for help.
  • Emerald eBooks :Access to over 2300 e-books in business and management with a strong and growing presence in disciplines including LIS, social sciences, engineering, linguistics and audiology.
  • Ebook Library (E.B.L) :(Demand-driven Acquisition): Sign up for a free account and browse through thousands of ebooks. Once acquired, the e-books are accessible to the Effat community. Contact Librarian for help.
  • Gale Virtual Library :(Demand-driven Acquisition): Multidisciplinary database contains Encyclopedias, almanacs, and specialized reference.
  • Myilibrary :Providing access to thousands of eBooks covering a wide range of subjects including Social Sciences, Technology and Sciences.
  • Safari Books Online :Is the premier on-demand digital library providing over 39915 technology, digital media, business books and videos online to academic users.
  • SpringerLink :“eBooks from Springer are an unparalleled resource for scientific research. Springer’s eBook collection delivers complete access to the largest collection of scientific, technical and medical publications available today”.
  • Taylor & Francis :Taylor & Francis eBooks platform contains thousands eBook titles across the Humanities, Social Sciences, Behavioral Sciences, Social Sciences, Education, Behavioral Sciences, Built Environment and Law.
  • Wiley Online Library :Hosts the world's broadest and deepest multidisciplinary collection of online resources covering life, health and physical sciences, social science, and the humanities. It delivers seamless integrated access to over 15,000 online books, and hundreds of reference works, laboratory protocols and databases.
  • Ebooks(Free public access)

    • Manybooks.net : Provides access to free public domain licensed ebooks. The ebooks are available for download in various formats.
    • Project Gutenberg : User can download over 33,000 free ebooks to read on PC, iPad, Kindle, Sony Reader, iPhone, Android or other portable device. .