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Online Library Resources and Services for Faculty: Online library materials

Resources created by the Cañada Librarians for faculty to provide library instruction online.

What About Books?

There are two ways to get books from the Library, curbside pick-up and eBooks.

For eBooks, please see the "Search for eBooks" links below to search our library's collection. This is also available on our library's homepage  in the "Books & eBooks" tab. 

Search for eBooks


eBook Collection (EBSCO)
EBSCO eBooks: Academic Collections searches and views the full text of eBooks. This database contains a large selection of multidisciplinary eBook titles representing a broad range of academic subject matter.


Safari Tech Books: Online Professional and technical non-fiction
Safari Books Online contains ebooks on the latest in technology or business trends


Overdrive: Popular non-fiction and fiction
Note that Overdrive is a Peninsula Library System database and you will need your PLS card to access it.


Gale eBooks
Formally Gale Virtual Reference Library, Gale eBooks is a database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.


Check out our guide for more information about compatible eBook devices and searching for, viewing and downloading eBooks.

Streaming films and documentaries

The three databases below include documentaries, Great Course, classic films and more. Log in with the same credentials you use to log in to Canvas.


Use click on the Database tab on our library's homepage or use our SuperSearch feature to search all of our databases at once. You will need to login using your OneLogin. The Access point for SuperSearch looks like this: