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Learning Resources Center: eBooks

Welcome to the LRC's eMaterials!

 

The LRC subscribes to many databases and services that provide eBooks and eAudibooks for you to check out for free! The books can be read online or through different apps for your smartphone or tablet. Click through the tabbed box below to learn about how to sign up for and use each of the platforms available to you.

eBook and eAudiobook Platforms

Borrow and read free eBooks and audiobooks from the library using your phone, tablet, or online at dogwood.overdrive.com.

It’s easy to get started―all you need is your RCCC email credentials.

You can read online or on your smartphone or tablet! To read on a mobile device, install the Libby app from the app store on your Android or iOS device. In Libby, follow the prompts to find your library (search Dogwood Digital Library or Roanoke-Chowan Community College) and sign in with your RCCC credentials when prompted. Once you've created your account, you can check out up to 5 titles for up to 21 days each. Happy Reading!

Find more detailed instructions for accessing Overdrive's Collection here:

hoopla is a digital service provided by Midwest Tape, one of the leading distributors of library materials. Through the NC Live database provided by the state of North Carolina, RCCC students can create a hoopla account to download eBooks and eAudiobooks for free! All you need to get started is your student email and a library card number.

Set up your free account by doing the following:

  1. Visit https://www.hoopladigital.com/
  2. Click the "Get Started Today" box.
  3. Type in your school email and a password of your choosing and click "Agree."
  4. Type "NC Live" in the library search box, click on "NC Live Raleigh, NC" when it appears, and click "Next."
  5. Enter your library card number (it should start with 23130), and click "Sign Me Up."

Once your account is set up, you can check out up to 10 titles for 21 days each!

You can also read online or on your smartphone or tablet! To read on a mobile device, install the hoopla Digital app from the app store on your Android or iOS device.

If you need additional help setting up or using hoopla, check out their Help section on their website or stop by the LRC and chat with one of our librarians.