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WSA@Home Enrichment Resources: MORE Free eBooks
Online resources to support WSA students and families at home
HathiTrust is a partnership of academic and research institutions, offering a collection of millions of titles digitized from libraries around the world. Users have full-view, full-text access to more than 6.7 million public domain and Creative Commons-licensed works.
PLEASE NOTE! To look for Open Access books use the search bar on the LEFT. Search bar on the top of the page gives books and articles, and not all are Open Access. Look for the little blue OA icon to help you determine if the book you are looking at is Open Access. Books are given by chapter.
These are available at all times - not just during the COVID-19 outbreak! More than 60,000 Open Access ebooks from 75+ publishers. Users don't need to register and there are no DRM restrictions or limits on chapter PDF downloads or printing.
JSTOR Resources During COVID-19
To support secondary schools, colleges, and universities where students have been displaced due to COVID-19., JSTOR and their participating publishers are making an expanded set of content freely available to subscribing institutions. This includes West Sound Academy. The additional content will be available through December 31, 2020, and includes:
All of JSTOR's Archive and Primary Source collections
More than 35,000 additional eBooks
26 journal archives in Public Health - free for everyone
An electronic journal collection providing access to abstracts and/or full-text searching for academic journals and primary sources, covering a wide range of subject areas in the arts, business, humanities, sciences, and social sciences. Remote access requires username and password.
EBSCO eBooks Academic Collection
When you login to EBSCOhost, in addition to having access to Historical Abstracts with Full Text, you will also be able to search thousands of more academic eBooks from another research database: EBSCO eBook Academic Collection.
This multidisciplinary collection includes thousands of eBook titles covering a large selection of academic subjects and features e-books from leading publishers and university presses. Coverage in eBook content is 1963 to the present.
Off-site access requires a special user ID and password.
Access may require downloading a free app from the publisher, and some volumes are only available in Japanese. Parents, please preview before sharing with younger students as manga is a wide-ranging format and many titles are intended for older audiences.
Free Reads on the Simon Teen site "so that even if you can’t get to your local bookstore you can continue to read amazing books!" The selection changes on a regular basis; each eBook is only available for reading for two weeks.
Over 60,000 free eBooks, available in epub and Kindle formats for download or to read in your browser. This is a collection of work no longer covered by copyright, so you'll find most of the Western canon as well as international works and plenty of oldies you've never heard of. Note that this is a repository rather than a curated collection and as such contains works which may have dated, offensive language or attitudes.