eBook Resources

EBSCOhost - eBook Academic

EBSCOhost is the single most used digital reference resource around the world and serves as the online service to access eBook Academic.  eBook Academic is a 170,000+ volume general academic collection of ebooks, covering a wide range of subjects including religion, psychology, history, and philosophy.  At this point, there is no maximum number of items students/faculty may check out or a stated length of check out.

ONLY current NOBTS students and faculty have access.  For remote access (computer not on campus network), contact the library's main circulation desk for an EBSCOhost passkey to access the system.

ProQuest - Ebook Central

Ebrary provides access to over 750+ of the world's most authoritative eBook publishers.  The 23,300+ eBooks found here are limited to titles in subjects related to Psychology/Counseling and Social Work.

Only current NOBTS students and faculty have access.  To sign in, use your NOBTS student ID number.


OverDrive is the world's leading full-service digital distributor of eBooks and audiobooks from over 2,000 publishers.  Digital media can be transferred to mobile devices such as smartphones, MP3 players, etc.  OverDrive eBooks include subjects such as Apologetics, Christian Education, Church History, Hermeneutics, Preaching, and Women's Studies.  Students/faculty are allowed to check out a maximum of 5 items for 2 weeks.  At the end of the 2 weeks, the items will be automatically turned in.

Only current NOBTS students and faculty have access.  You must set up an account using your NOBTS student ID number in order to check out resources.

Loeb Classical Library Online

Passkeys for access to this database are available for NOBTS students and faculty at the main circulation desk.  James Loeb founded the Loeb Classical Library in 1911 ... to make the work of classical authors accessible to as many readers as possible—regardless of their knowledge of Greek or Latin—so they could profit from the wisdom of the ancients that had enriched his life so much ... The authors in the Loeb Classical Library span eighteen centuries and every genre. The digital Loeb Classical Library continues the historic mission of making all that is important in Greek and Latin literature available to readers anywhere in the world—with accurate, literate, English translations.

GALE Virtual Reference Library

GALE reference materials available as e-books.  For NOBTS students and faculty only.  Please contact the library for the passkey to this resource.

FREE / OPEN ACCESS e-book databases

Christian Classics Ethereal Library (CCEL)

The Christian Classics Ethereal Library is a digital library of hundreds of classic Christian books.

Project Gutenberg 

Project Gutenberg offers over 45,000 free ebooks.  You can choose from free epub and kindle books to download or read online.

Perseus Project

Greek and Latin texts.

Hathi Trust Digital Library

HathiTrust is a partnership of academic & research institutions, offering a collection of millions of titles digitized from libraries around the world.

Open Library

Over 1 million digitial books, free, in the public domain.

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