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Academic Complete (Ebrary)
Academic Complete offers students, researchers, and faculty both breadth and depth of scholarly e-books in many subject areas from physical sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities. 

ASM Handbooks
Provides a full-text resource for anyone who works with metals and materials. Includes the complete content of 21 ASM Handbook volumes plus 2 ASM Desk Editions

Full-text reference material. A collection of electronic books from CRC Press. Subject areas include: Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering, Earthquake Engineering, Estimating & Cost Engineering, General Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Dams & Hydraulic Engineering, Structural Engineering, Transportation Engineering. Features the Civil Engineering Handbook.

Credo Reference
Credo Reference is a giant online reference library that provides you with access to a selection of reference books. Credo Reference includes encyclopedias, dictionaries, thesauri and books of quotations, not to mention a range of subject-specific titles covering everything from art to accountancy and literature to law.

EBook Central 
Try out EBooks by Proquest. 

Full-text reference material. A collection of electronic books from CRC Press. Subject areas include: Circuits & Devices; Electromagnetics; RF & Microwaves Technologies; Electronics Image Processing; MEMS; Power-System Engineering, Sensors, Instrumentation, & Measurement; Signal Processing; Systems & Controls. Features Richard C. Dorf’s Electrical Engineering Handbook


CRCnetBASE is made up of over 6000 online books that span over 40 disciplines. In addition to e-books published under the imprint CRC Press, CRCnetBASE also includes online references from Auerbach and Chapman & Hall. NOTE: Oregon Tech does not subscribe to all 6000 books.

EBSCOhost eBook Collection
Selected books full text online. This collection consists of a wide variety of books including computer science, engineering, health sciences, communications and more. It also includes books well-reviewed in Choice, an academic book review journal. Learn more about using these books.

Gale Virtual Reference Library

  • American Decades Primary Sources
  • Ancient Civilizations Reference Library
  • Ancient Greece and Rome 
  • Encyclopedia of Clothing and Fashion
  • Encyclopedia of Environmental Ethics and Philosophy
  • Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World 
  • Encyclopedia of Religion 
  • Environmental Encyclopedia
  • Ethics, Science, Technology, and Engineering
  • Family in Society
  • The Gale Encyclopedia of Mental Health
  • The Gale Encyclopedia of Nutrition and Food Labels
  • Gender: Sources, Perspectives, and Methodologies
  • Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia
  • Human Anatomy: The Definitive Visual Guide 2014 
  • Psychology of Classroom Learning
  • Real-Life Math 
  • World War I Reference Library
  • World War II Reference Library


Learning Express
Offers practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, eBooks, etc.  Learning Centers include College Students (skills improvement for math, science, vocabulary, GRE, etc.); Computer Skills (Adobe Flash, Illustrator, and Photoshop and Microsoft Office);  Job Search (Resumes and Interviewing); Jobs & Careers (info on jobs) ; and Skill Building for Adults (skills improvements for personal finance, public speaking, reading, writing, statistics, trigonometry, etc.)

Full-text reference material. A collection of electronic books from CRC Press. Subject areas include: Automotive Engineering, Combustion, Energy Engineering, Fluid Dynamics, General Mechanical Engineering, HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, & Air Conditioning), Machine Design, Mechanics, MEMS, Thermodynamics, Vibrations. 

Safari (O'Reilly)
Provides books online for programmers and IT professionals. You can search through all the technical books in the library to find specific information or read books from cover to cover. You can also browse by category. Examples of topics are XML, database information, and .Net.

Full-text reference material. A collection of electronic books from CRC Press. Subject areas include: Antennas and Mobile Sensor Networks; Broadband and DSL Technology; Communication Networking and Infrastructure; Electrical Engineering; Multimedia Networks and Systems; Optical Signal Processing and Communications; Signal and Image Processing; Wireless and Mobile Communications.