Download Electronic Materials
Butte County Library offers the following services to download items directly to your device:
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Can't find a book to download or have a suggestion? Email us at EBookRequest@ButteCounty.net.
We provide you with information you can't find on Google! Your library card gives you access to valuable databases and collections:
- American Physical Society Journals (In-library access)
- Ancestry Library Edition (in-library access) - Access to billions of records in census data, vital records, directories, photos, and more.
- ChiltonLibrary - Get the detailed information you need to tackle vehicle maintenance and repairs.
- Fashion, Costume and Culture
provides a broad overview of costume traditions of diverse cultures from prehistoric times to the present day.
- Gale Biography in Context access 600,000+ biographical entries — on more than 528,000 individuals.
- Gale Opposing Viewpoints in Context covers some of today's hottest topics. Research, analyze and organize a broad variety of data for conducting research, completing writing assignments, preparing for debates, or creating presentations.
- Gale General OneFile
provides full-text articles and images from magazines and newspapers, including the latest current events, popular culture, business and industry coverage, the arts, sciences, sports, hobbies, etc.
- Gale Student Edition (high school & college)
- Gale Research in Context (grades 6-8)
- Gale Kids InfoBits (elementary grades)
- Gale PowerPak collections enables users to access an entire collection of articles on a specific topic. Collections include Agriculture, Criminal Justice, Culinary Arts, Gardening, Home Improvement, Small Business, World History, and more.
- NoveList is a fiction database that provides subject access, reviews, annotations, and more for over 135,000 fiction titles, as well as Author Read-alikes and Book Discussion Guides.
- Testing & Education Reference Center:
Taking a college entrance or licensing exam? Looking for a college or graduate school? Need help finding scholarships? Use this database to search thousands of college and graduate school entries. Identify scholarships that meet their financial needs. Take on-line practice tests and use test prep eBooks to obtain your education goals.
- TumbleBooks is a collection of animated talking picture books which you can read or have read to you. Includes fiction and non-fiction kids books. Also has puzzles and games related to the books.
- West's Encyclopedia of American Law is a comprehensive overview of American law, covering historical and current terms, concepts, events, movements, cases, and persons significant to U.S.law.
- World Book Online: Access World Book Online for Kids, Timelines, Reference Center, InfoFinder, Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos and Hispanica Saber.