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Digital Media

Libraries are about much more than books these days. The Ferguson Library has holdings of popular and educational materials in digital formats, including ebooks and eaudio. We are always adding to this ever changing collection to stay up-to-date with the latest digital formats. Our electronic materials are available to Ferguson Library card holders.

Digital Media

The Ferguson Library provides access to digital media through Overdrive, 3M Cloud library, and several other vendors. Overdrive includes our New York Times Bestseller eBook Collection with 7-day copies of some of the hottest bestsellers, available for download on a first-come, first-served basis. 

Pre-loaded Kindles and Nooks

We also have popular books and bestsellers loaded onto Kindles and Nooks that are available for borrowing. Please ask at the first floor Information Desk for details on borrowing a pre-loaded ereader. Our newest addition to the these readers is All the Light we Cannot See by Anthony Doerr and The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins. Also available is Capital in the Twenty-First Century by French economist Thomas Piketty and The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt.

Guides to using digital media: iOS - Android - Kindle

Find Materials:

E-Books - 3M  New version of 3M Cloud Library in Apple app store. Even easier to read your favorite ebooks!
E-Books - OverDrive
Digital Magazines  - Zinio Magazine Collection 
New! Digital Magazines - Overdrive Periodicals (HGTV and Vanity Fair)
To learn how to use the new Overdrive Periodicals click here or ask a librarian!
New! Hoopla Digital - Generously funded by the Friends of Ferguson Library.
Digital Audiobooks - OverDrive
Digital Audiobooks - Recorded Books One-Click Digital
New! TotalBoox  (Ferguson Library card holders only)
New! Biblioboard - Digital collections of books, images, and articles

Free & subscription based digital media

Free & subscription based digital media


Alex Catalogue of Electronic Texts
Collection of public domain documents from American and English literature as well as Western philosophy.

Over 400 classic public domain titles that can be subscribed to and read in their entirety for free.

Getty Publications Virtual Library
Free art ebooks, available from the Getty Publications archive.

Many books
Free ebooks for your iPad or eBook reader.

Project Gutenberg
Internet's oldest producer of FREE electronic books (ebooks or etexts).

Online Books Page
Founded and edited by John Mark Ockerbloom, a digital library planner and researcher at the University of Pennsylvania.