Specialty encyclopedias and skill-building e-books

The Gale Virtual Reference Library at Southwestern library is a collection of more than 30 reference e-books that can be accessed online 24/7.

Subjects include biology, chemistry, math, history, earth science, marine science, life-stage development, folklore, religion, environmental issues, culinary topics and more.

You'll also find practice test e-books that cover the GED, Praxis I and II, and CLEP.

Need help with math? Introductory algebra and calculus e-books are part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library.

Credo Reference is a collection of more than 600 reference e-books that cover all of the disciplines. Search across all the e-books by using your topic as a keyword, or browse through the e-books.


E-books and audio books for your downtime

Pleasure reading goes electronic with Library2Go, the Oregon Digital Library Consortium's free e-book and audiobook lending service. It's a good idea to take the tutorials under the Help button on the page. Or you can visit the Southwestern library to pick up brochures on how to use Library2Go.