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Shepard Library subscribes to a number of e-book collections, in addition to our print books.
ABC-CLIO E-Book Collection
It is a collection of complete all searchable by keyword, subject, author, title, or any Boolean search method. It includes the series Daily Life Through History, Critical Companions to Popular Contemporary Authors, Historic Events of the 20th Century, Literature in Context.
Ebook Central Academic and Public Library Complete
Scholarly titles supporting student and faculty research, and general nonfiction on topics such as school and studying, career development, arts and leisure, and practical life skills.
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Over 200,000 fiction, reference, scholarly, and professional books online.
Searchable collection of online reference titles and test prep ebooks.
Books from Other Libraries
If Shepard Library doesn't have the book you need, don't despair! You may be able to access it through one of our partners in the Triangle Research Libraries Network, or borrow it from another library using InterLibrary Loan (ILL).
Joint catalog of the Triangle Research Libraries Network: Duke University, North Carolina Central University, North Carolina State University, and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
If you find a book you need at another TRLN library, you can choose to travel to that library and borrow the book yourself or request it through InterLibrary Loan.
Allows you to order books from other libraries through InterLibrary Loan (ILL). If it’s your first time using ILL, you’ll need to create an account first. Just click on “First Time Users” (near the bottom of the page) to create your account—it’s free and easy! Please ask if you need help using ILLiad.