With hoopla Digital, patrons can borrow, instantly stream, and download eBooks, audiobooks, comics, music, movies, and TV via hoopla’s mobile app or website. Simple to access and use, hoopla's content is available 24/7 with no need to wait for holds. All you need to get started is your library card and a web browser, smart phone, or tablet.
Borrow ebooks, audiobooks, and magazines to read on your phone or tablet using the Libby app by OverDrive from the Ohio Digital Library. You can send and read your borrowed ebooks to your Kindle or nearly every device. Service facilitated by the State Library of Ohio and a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
Perfect for children ages 2-10, iVOX is a read-along experience building on the experience provided by our popular VOX Books now integrated into an app. It is great to use as a motivational tool for young readers or simply to add a bit more magic to the reading experience, iVOX is a learning tool that benefits children of all ages. Available directly in your browser or as a free app for iOS, Android, or Kindle Fire.
Kanopy (now owned by OverDrive, the company behind Libby) provides access to movies, documentaries, foreign films, classic cinema, independent films, and educational videos with a focus on content that inspires, enriches and entertains. Patrons can enjoy streaming video content on their TV, mobile phone, tablets, and online.
LinkedIn Learning includes more than 6,600 courses, ranging from computer programming to project management including instruction on various computer software, programming languages, and business topics. Learning paths are step-by-step structured courses, supported with quizzes, practice, and learning reminders to encourage you and support you as you make progress towards your goal. Examples of learning paths include how to become a web developer, manager, bookkeeper, project manager, small business owner, digital marketer, or digital illustrator.
The Digital Public Library of America amplifies the value of libraries and cultural organizations as Americans’ most trusted sources of shared knowledge by making millions of materials from libraries, archives, museums, and other cultural institutions across the country available to all in a one-stop discovery experience. Explore our history and present through the words, images, and sounds we have created and archived.
Project Gutenberg is the oldest digital library online filled with full text copies of books or individual stories in the public domain. All files can be accessed for free under an open format layout, available on almost any computer. As of 3 October 2015, Project Gutenberg had reached 50,000 items. The releases are available in plain text as well as other formats, such as HTML, PDF, EPUB, MOBI, and Plucker wherever possible.
The Internet Archive is digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form with a mission to provide Universal Access to All Knowledge. Their collection archives 625 billion web pages; 38 million books and texts; 14 million audio recordings (including 240,000 live concerts); 7 million videos (including 2 million Television News programs); 4 million images; and 790,000 software programs.
Founded in 2008, HathiTrust is a not-for-profit collaborative of academic and research libraries preserving 17+ million digitized items. HathiTrust offers reading access to the fullest extent allowable by U.S. copyright law, computational access to the entire corpus for scholarly research, and other emerging services based on the combined collection. HathiTrust members steward the collection — the largest set of digitized books managed by academic and research libraries — under the aims of scholarly, not corporate, interests.
These resources are only the start of what Ashtabula County District Library has to offer. A curated selection of digital content from around the web is available on the library's research page including a large selection of content purchased on behalf of library patrons.
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