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Communications Museum concerts Thursday AND Friday!

Posted on 16 April 2015 | 9:42 am

Thursday, April 16th, 2015 will be our usual 3rd Thursday of the month “POETICS” open-mic and poetry event from 8-11pm, but with an added attraction- special guest headliner Silver Screen Orchestra, … Read More

Avery materials published in ebook about Septima Clark

Posted on 5 April 2012 | 1:11 pm — 

The University of North Carolina Press today announced the publication of a special enhanced e-book version of Freedom’s Teacher:  The Life of Septima Clark by Katherine Mellen Charron.  Produced in collaboration with the Avery Research … Read More

Kindles now available for checkout at the Library!

Posted on 23 February 2011 | 12:39 pm — 

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The library has 2 Kindles available for the college community to borrow. Each Kindle has 7 browsing books installed for your reading pleasure. The titles are:

Kindle 1

  • The red queen.
  • Fly away home.
  • Private.
  • Under the dome.
  • The boy who came back from heaven.
  • The Known World.
  • Academically Adrift.

Kindle 2

  • The Moses expedition : a novel.
  • The thousand autumns of Jacob De Zoet : a novel.
  • One day.
  • Star island.
  • This is where I leave you.
  • The Known World.
  • Academically Adrift.

You will notice that both the title for the College Reads, “the Known World” and “Academically Adrift” are included on both of these readers. If you’re curious about the technology or just want to curl up with a good eBook , we encourage you to stop by the Circulation desk and borrow one for two weeks. Operators are standing by…..and so are librarians.

A Reader is no longer required to take advantage of ebrary’s key functionality!

Where do you find ebrary?
Visit the College of Charleston Libraries database page and select ebrary

How do I use it?

Tutorial information and screen shots from ebrary Quick Start Guide

  1. Conduct a search using simple or advanced, by keyword, full-text, publisher, author, and more. View results ranked by book or chapter.
  2. Open a book by clicking on the title name or jacket. No downloads
    or installations are required.
  3. Explore the document by navigating to search terms, searching for key words, jumping to relevant chapters, and flipping through pages.

  4. Highlight, take notes, and transform text into hyperlinks to other online resources. Highlight with or without notes attached in multiple colors. Create a personal bookshelf (if needed) to save and organize your research.
  5. Use InfoTools to link to other online resources. Simply select words of interest in a document.
  6. Copy and paste text, and print pages and chapters, with automatic citations that include URLs back to the source.
  7. Manage and share your research by dragging books, highlights and notes into bookshelf folders, which can be emailed to peers.