A guide to Brockport's digital and multimedia resources, plus additional sites with recommended resources.
Last Updated: Apr 4, 2014
To limit your search to eBooks, add (www) to the end of your search query (e.g. health (www))
- Google Books
Hundreds of thousands of books, many of which have free full-text, most of which have previews or snippets only.
To find only those with free full-text, use the Advanced Search and click on "Full view only" radio button.
- Internet Archive : Texts
Hundreds of thousands of free full-text titles covering a wide range of fiction, popular books, children's books, historical texts and academic books.
Can view in many file formats, including: PDF, ePUB, Kindle, Daisy, DiVu, HTML.
- HathiTrust Digital Library
Over 3 million public domain free full-text books (over 7 million with snippet views).
To search within the full text of the free books, search in the center box "Full-Text Search."
To search for titles available in full-text, click on "Advanced Full-Text Search" in the center box "Full-Text Search."
- National Academies Press
Publishes the over 200 reports per year from the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, The Institute of Medicine, and the National Research Council. Contains over 4,000 titles PDF format, which can all be downloaded for free by the chapter or the entire book (or they can be read online by chapters, in HTML format).
- Brockport eTheses & Honors Projects
We are in the process of creating a complete digital collection of The College at Brockport's theses, plus recent Senior Honors Projects. Search by department, keyword, author, or title. Hundreds are currently available digitally.
- Brockport Campus Yearbooks
The Saga and The Stylus Commencements Number: Historical college yearbooks and commencement programs, with campus, faculty, and student pictures as well as student listings.
- Local History Books
This collections houses digitized copies of books, chapters of books and papers that are concerned with the local history of Brockport NY and the surrounding region, primarily western Monroe County, but also Orleans and Genesee County to a lesser extent.
- Studies on Water Resources of New York State and the Great Lakes
The purpose of this collection is to serve as a central digital repository for research, results and data that have been completed on the North Coast, much of which is gray literature. Includes articles, newsletters, government documents, technical reports, and some images of researchers at work.
- Lesson Plans from The Computational Math Science and Technology Institute (CMSTI)
Hundreds of lesson plans developed by middle and high school science and math teachers from the Rochester City and Brighton Central School Districts under the auspices of the CMSTI. Includes lessons in natural and physical sciences, GPS/GIS, as well as all areas of mathematics.
- ebrary Academic Complete Subscription Collection
An eBook subscription service with well over 95,000 titles in all disciplines available to read online or, for some, to download and read offline on a laptop or eBook reading device.
Includes the ability to print and, with your individual personal ebrary account log-in, manage citations using RefWorks or Zotero.
- EBL Ebook Library
An eBook subscription service with over 30,000 titles available to read online or to download and read offline on a laptop or eBook reading device.
Can print 20% of a book, and copy 5%.
- eBooks on EBSCOhost
An eBook subscription service with selected full-text book titles in all disciplines. Titles can be downloaded or read online. Provided by SUNYConnect.
- Springer eBooks
Multidisciplinary collection, with emphasis on science, technology and medicine. Titles from 2012-2013.
- Dictionaries and Encyclopedias
Also, you can search the Library Catalog using the keywords "encyclopedias (www)" :
- Dictionary of Old English Corpus
An essential electronic reference for all scholars of Old and Middle English... consisting of at least one copy of every surviving Old English text.
- Catalog of U.S. Government Publications
The finding tool for federal publications that includes descriptive records for historical and current publications and provides direct links to those that are available online. Users can search by authoring agency, title, subject, and general key word, or click on "Advanced Search" for more options.
The catalog offers you the option to find a nearby Federal Depository Library (http://catalog.gpo.gov/fdlpdir/FDLPdir.jsp) that has a particular publication or that can provide expert assistance in finding and using related U.S. government information. Click on the title of interest from your search results list. Then click on the Locate in a Library link within the displayed record.
Federated search engine for retrieving reports, articles and citations by simultaneously searching across multiple U.S. Federal government databases, retrieving reports, articles, and citations while providing direct links to selected resources available online.
- GPO's Federated digital System
“America’s authentic Government Information.” Free online access to official Government Publications Office publications from 50 collections representing all three branches of the Federal Government. Search, Browse, access and download authentic, digitally signed PDF documents.
- New York State Government Information Locator Service. New York State Agency Web sites and Publications.
Search or Browse publications and web sites by State Agency or Department in the NYS Library Digital Collection, of physically in the New York State Library.
- New York State Library Digital Online Collections.
NYSLDOC provides easy access to state government publications created by New York State Agencies including born digital documents and historical materials scanned by the New York State Library.
The historical collections include a large array of 18th and 19th century historical materials from many subject areas, including the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, Native American materials, New York State laws and natural history. While books make up the core collection, other primary source materials include: letters, diaries, rare manuscripts, historic photographs, illustrations, maps, broadsides, drawings and music scores.