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Access to eBooks for transition to Online Classes: Guide Home

  Students--Find Free Access to eBook Resources for your Class                                              

Many publishers are offering free eBook access to help during this time of transition to online only classes. Check the list of publishers for options to get access to your textbooks or other helpful resources. Some sites may require you to create a free account. Check back for updates as we continue to build the list! Know of a publisher offering free access not on this list yet? Email

Jump to Citations Help and How to Find eBook Page Numbers (Found in Sub-tab for Citation Styles)

Associated Press (AP Stylebook) Free 30 day Trial 

We also have a link in the "Citations Styles" tab to Purdue OWL's AP style website for all things Communications, Media, Journalism, etc.


Bloomsbury Applied Visual Arts (ended May 31st. Let us know if you liked this resource)


Faithlife Resources from Logos Bible Software (Access by requesting to join the North Central University MN group) Access extended to July 1st.

Many Biblical and Christian topics ebooks including commentaries! 

Step 1: Sign Up for a Faithlife Account or sign-in to existing account.

Step 2: Join Your School Group on by searching for your school’s group and joining. You'll see our blue T.J. Jones Library logo.

Step 3: Start Using Logos
Once you’ve joined your school’s group, this library of resources will automatically be available to you in your Logos account. If you’re already a Logos user, open Logos and look for the resources listed in this Help Page. If you’ve never used Logos before, you can get started by opening Logos in your browser window, or downloading the free desktop version, or downloading the Logos app on your mobile device.

Resource list and more sign-up help on Faithlife





T.J. Jones Library Databases for eBooks -- Find eBooks for your class 

Open Access and Free eBook Collections on the Web                                                          

There are a number of open access and free ebook collections available online. Most provide limited views and some full-text content, usually books in the public domain.

 Online Help for Citation Styles                                                                               
There are many citation styles for academic research. What style you should use will depend on the discipline or your professor's preference. When in doubt, check your syllabus or ask your professor what citation style to use for their course.

Find eBook Page Numbers Help Guide

Need in-depth or advanced citation help from the official APA style manual? Find eBook full-text for the 6th and 7th editions on VitalSource. Search by ISBN # 9781433813757 Or by keyword for APA Style. 

Citing a personal interview (includes email and online interviews)

  It is common to interview a person for your senior or original research project. Online examples are given for APA
  and MLA (Purdue OWL). 

    APA  Interview (Purdue OWL)

    MLA Interview (Purdue OWL)

Get More Help!                                                                                                                    

Friendly library staff are available to help you find online citation style resources and "walk" you through steps to help you find answers to style questions. Simple Citation tools are available in our library databases and JonesSearch. Let us know if we can point you to these tools!      Email

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