We have a new ebook platform - SORA. If there's a book you want access to through SORA, please make a suggestion to the librarians.
The University of Chicago libraries have many ebooks available through their online catalog. Once you do a search for anything, there’s a way to narrow your search to E-resources on the right-hand side of the results page.
And then there’s also the Chicago Public Library. Don’t have a library card? You can apply for an ecard right here! It will allow you to check out online books without stepping foot in the library.
CPL provides ebooks through Gale ebooks (non-fiction reference titles) and Hoopla Digital (a limit of 6 titles per month per user and no waitlists). Watch these video tutorials on how to use Gale ebooksand Hoopla Digital.
Project Gutenberg provides lots of free ebooks—mostly classics that are no longer in copyright.
An online source for audio books of many classics that are out of printisLit2Go.
If you’re in our online catalog, select the “Destiny Discover” link on the left.
You can also get to Destiny Discover directly by clicking here. Scroll down until you reach the Audio Books. Once you select one, you’ll need to log in with your labid and password.
The Chicago Public Library has many more audiobooks all available with your library card or ecard.
Find articles in magazines and journals via the Library’s online databases. For some, you’ll need your cnetID to login.
This Help Guide created by The University of Chicago Library highlights theironline video streaming subscriptions. From documentaries to plays to independent/classic films, it has a range of options. These video streaming subscriptions are geared toward the humanities. Faculty will find much to view professionally and personally. And you may find clips that you can use in the classroom without fumbling with DVDs.