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Link to all CSULB Library's eBook collections.


Digital Rights Management (DRM) refers to rules media vendors put on a user's ability to save, share, or otherwise copy items from their media collections.  DRM may also include a limit on the number of users who can access the items simultaneously.  Each media collection has different DRM rules, look to their help pages to find out.

Critics' Choice and Children's Collections

Our Critics' Choice collection includes new, well reviewed, fiction and nonfiction titles. Our Children's Collection includes fiction and nonfiction books for Ages 0-18.  Many are available in e-book or audiobook formats.  You can access them through Libby to read or listen on your own device. (Critics' Choice print books are located in the lobby of the library, Children's are on the 2nd floor.)

Search the Library Catalog for eBooks

eBooks are digital books, some of which you read on the Web, and some which are available for download either to your computer or to e-readers such as a Kindle.  Most of these collections are subscribed to by CSULB, so you will need a CSULB ID to use them.  Some are free to the public.

All CSULB ebooks can be found in OneSearch.

Some eBook collections

Free Books Online

Many of the free books online are public domain, including titles published before 1923 and U.S. government documents.