Ebooks & Audiobooks

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Britannica E-BooksBritannica E-Books
Britannica E-Books by Britannica offers over a thousand highly-acclaimed, non-fiction e-books, covering a range of popular, specialized, and curriculum topics. Improve reading comprehension and provide additional sources for research with Britannica’s ever-expanding e-book collection. With titles ranging from early childhood through high school, our e-books are Lexile-leveled and cover the entire curriculum, from language arts, math, science, and social studies, to sports, music, art and many other subjects! Spanish and bilingual titles are available.

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Book Index With ReviewsBook Index With Reviews
Book Index With Reviews (BIR) by EBSCO is a comprehensive database that provides information on over 5 million book titles, in a wide range of formats. BIR also contains almost 800,000 full-text searchable book reviews from the sources that you trust: Library Journal, School Library Journal, Publishers Weekly, Booklist, and others.

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BookBrowseBookBrowse
BookBrowse provides a curated resource of the best in contemporary fiction and nonfiction, with an emphasis on books that not only engage and entertain, but also deepen our understanding of ourselves and the world around us. We seek out and recommend only the best of the best. Then, we give you all the information you need to decide which books are just right for you. Among much else, BookBrowse provides in-depth reviews and “beyond the book” articles; hand-selected read-alike recommendations for thousands of books and authors; the ability to browse by genre, time period, setting, and a wide range of themes; previews of notable books publishing soon; and extensive resources for book clubs.

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Book Collection: NonfictionBook Collection: Nonfiction
Book Collection: Nonfiction by EBSCO offers a rich research database for schools that contains informative abstracts and searchable full text for more than 4,100 popular nonfiction books. The database includes full-text entries on core subject areas as well as information on careers, health, sports, adventure, technology, life skills, and more.

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Freegal MusicFreegal Music
Freegal Music by Library Ideas is a free music service that offers access to over 18 million songs and over 40,000 music videos from over 40,000 labels with music that originates from over 100 countries. Build your own playlists, listen to curated playlists, simply enjoy an album, and AI powered search recommendations provide personalized music selections; and it is ad-free. Freegal Music works with almost all computers, tablets, and smartphones. There is no software required to download, and there is no digital rights management (DRM) to worry about. You get 5 weekly downloads (videos count for two) and 3 hours daily of streaming, and downloads are yours to keep.

To login, you will need your library card number, and PIN (the PIN is the password to your library internet account).

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Gale eBooksGale eBooks
Gale eBooks contains a large collection of e-books on a number of non-fiction topics.

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HooplaHoopla
Hoopla offers free access to stream or download movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics, and TV shows using your library card without having to wait.

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LibbyLibby
Libby, previously known as OverDrive, allows you to use your library card to borrow ebooks, audiobooks, and more from your library's digital collection.

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LOTE4KidsLOTE4Kids
LOTE4Kids is an online database of digital books in World Languages, that allows kids to enjoy the magic of books in LOTE (Languages Other Than English). Each book also comes with English translations to help kids learn languages. LOTE4Kids has over 2,000+ digital picture books in 50+ languages, with new books and languages released each month.

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Louisiana Digital Library (LDL)Louisiana Digital Library (LDL)
Louisiana Digital Library (LDL) is an online library of more than 400,000 digital items from Louisiana archives, libraries, museums, and other repositories, making unique historical treasures accessible to students, researchers, and the public in Louisiana and across the globe. The items in the Louisiana Digital Library are as diverse and interesting as the people and places in Louisiana, with photographs, maps, manuscript materials, books, oral histories, and more documenting the state’s history and culture.

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Louisiana Library Connection DatabasesLouisiana Library Connection Databases
Louisiana Library Connection Databases was established in 1998, it is a collection of online subscription databases chosen to cover the widest range of informational needs, and is provided to the people of Louisiana by the State Library. It also includes many prestigious academic journals for the research professional, and crucial & strategic information for the small business owner and the consumer. The vast majority of these databases are available for remote use, that is, the user can log in from anywhere. This is provided free of charge to all library users in the state of Louisiana, and all that is required for access is a public library card.

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Project GutenbergProject Gutenberg
Project Gutenberg is an online library of free eBooks. Project Gutenberg was the first provider of free electronic books or eBooks. Michael Hart, the founder of Project Gutenberg, invented eBooks in 1971. His memory continues to inspire the creation of eBooks and related content today. The Beauregard Parish Library is now a mirror site for Project Gutenberg. So when you select an eBook, please choose The Beauregard Parish Library as your mirror site, so that your use will count.

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TeenBookCloudTeenBookCloud
TeenBookCloud is a curated database of e-books and other digital content and educator resources for middle schools and high schools, as well as public libraries. The growing collection features over 1000 titles, including student-favorite graphic novels, enhanced e-books with full audio narration and highlighted text, classic literature, non-fiction videos, and more!

The site supports a wide range of readers’ interests and levels. We’ve partnered with Orca Books and Saddleback books to bring you hundreds of high-interest / low-level content. In addition, our new AP English section makes hundreds of curriculum books available to readers at the click of a button!

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All, Middle School, High School
TumbleBookLibraryTumbleBookLibrary
TumbleBookLibrary is a curated database of children’s e-books, available to elementary schools and public libraries around the world.

TumbleBookLibrary has over 1100 titles for grades K-6, and includes our unique animated, talking picture books, read-along chapter books, non-fiction books and videos, curated playlists, as well as books in Spanish and French. Plus, the collection features graphic novels (a student favorite!), and games & puzzles. With a school license, teachers and students have access to the Common Core Portal, quizzes and teacher materials / lesson plans!

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All, Elementary School, Middle School, High School