The library currently subscribes to several databases for English language and literature. These are cross-disciplinary databases that include citations to articles about current events and hot topics, many of which are full text.
Books at the COC Library are shelved by Library of Congress Classification. In this system, books on English are found within many call number ranges. The library's eBook collections contain additional titles that pertain to English. Please see a list of selected titles below.
Make a VitalSource Account
VitalSource is providing temporary free textbook access through May 25th, 2020. You can access up to 7 free online textbooks.
Make a RedShelf Account
RedShelf is providing temporary free textbook access through May 25th, 2020. You can access up to 7 free online textbooks.
The Internet Archive is providing free access to over 1.4 million ebooks until June 30, 2020 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Note: When you borrow an ebook from the Internet Archive, it will say that it is due in 14 days. You will be able to extend the due date until June 30, 2020, so that you can have access to the ebook for the entire Spring semester. See the FAQs for more information about access.