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Library Services

Use the tabs below to learn more about the different services available at the library.


WNC has two main academic eBook collections:

  • eBook Collection (EBSCOhost)
  • Ebook Central (ProQuest) 

Access WNC eBook Collections

Quick Start Instructions for downloading eBooks:

  1. Create an account in both the EBSCO eBook Collection and the ProQuest Ebooks Central databases.
  2. Download Adobe Digital Editions (free download) to your personal computer, and create an account.
  3. Access WNC eBook Collections, search for and checkout an eBook.

Note: Apps such as iBook, Bluefire and Adobe Reader allow transfer from Adobe Digital Editions to mobile devices, although this varies by collection.

Searching for eBooks (EBSCO)

Downloading eBooks (EBSCO)

Searching for eBooks (Ebook Central by Proquest)

Downloading eBooks (Ebook Central by Proquest)

EBSCO Databases and Journals

EBSCO Database(s) Overview

EBSCO Basic Search

EBSCO Advanced Search

Reference Databases

CQ Researcher

Credo Reference Basic Search

Nexis Uni Basic Search

Nexis Uni Advanced Search