Accessing eResources Remotely

Access to licensed library research materials (eResources) requires a special usernname/password combination.

To learn that username/password combination, login here, or call 318-869-5047.

Trial Databases

  R2 Digital Library

MAGALE LIBRARY is providing a 60-day TRIAL ACCESS to the R2 Digital Library, the leading health science eBook database featuring a comprehensive collection of medical, nursing and allied health eBooks. Create an individual login (top right corner of login page) to access eBooks 24/7 and save your book marks, citations, references and images over time.


Open Access eBooks

   EBSCO Academic eBook Collection
This growing eBook package currently contains over 140,139 multidisciplinary titles and represents a broad range of academic subject matter.

   EBSCO E-Book Collection
Search and view full text of 363 Centenary e-books.

   EBSCO E-Book Custom Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Collection of 1,232 Titles
this collection; enhances the representation of diverse cultures and viewpoints in library collections including Black Americans, LGBTQIA+, religious minorities, indigenous peoples, Asian Americans, women, and more.

   EBSCO Book Collection - Nonfiction
A cross-curricular database, it provides content representing a wide spectrum of works, including popular series from top book publishers. Informative abstracts and searchable full text for more than 4,533 popular nonfiction books. Includes full text entries on core subjects: careers, health, sports, adventure, technology, life skills, etc.

Duke University Press e-book collections offer 2,600+ e-books in the humanities and social sciences, browse by subject. These e-books can be designated by faculty for student e-Textbooks.

French textbooks (in French and Creole French)
The majority of these 100 texts are cataloged in Magale's online catalog, e-Library.

   Gale Virtual Reference Library
A database of 231 encyclopedias and specialized e-book reference sources for multidisciplinary research.

   IEEE Xplore Digital Library
IEEE Now Publishers Foundations and Trends® Technology eBooks library offers 475 titles on emerging topics in engineering and computer science. These e-books can be designated by faculty for student e-Textbooks.

International Children's Digital Library
The ICDL collection includes 4619 books in 59 languages.

Library of Southern Literature
"The goal of the "Library of Southern Literature" is to make one hundred of the most important works of Southern literature published before 1920 available world-wide for teaching and research. Currently, this collection includes over eighty titles that were digitized with special funding from the Chancellor and the University Library of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill."

Loyal Books
Free public domain audiobooks and eBooks.

National Emergency Library
The National Emergency Library, a collection of books that supports emergency remote teaching, research activities, independent scholarship, and intellectual stimulation while universities, schools, training centers, and libraries are closed.

Online Books Page
Over 2 million free books on the Web.

ProQuest Electronic Books
Part of a four database group: Scholarly Journals, Books, Video & Audio and Dissertations & Theses, with MORE Full text and peer reviewed materials (SEE: Database Index for more database links).

SAGE eTextbooks
This is a 12-month evidence based acquisitions project with LOUIS' Affordable Learning LOUISiana to provide free, open content textbooks to Louisiana college students. This project runs through Spring, 2018.