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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 New York Times bestsellers loaded onto Kindles and Nooks that are available for borrowing. We also have extremely popular books 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. Pre-loaded ereaders are available for a three week loan. Our newest addition to the these readers is Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn. 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
E-Books - OverDrive
Digital Magazines  - Zinio Magazine Collection 
New! Hoopla Digital - Generously funded by the Friends of Ferguson Library.
Independent Films - IndieFlix
Digital Audiobooks - OverDrive
Digital Audiobooks - Recorded Books One-Click Digital
New! Digital Audiobooks - 3M
New! TotalBoox  (Ferguson Library card holders only)

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.