Books, Arts & Literature

Indie Ohio eBooks

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Among the eBooks available on BiblioBoard Library is a collection of great reads from local authors. Check out eerie mysteries, alluring romances, reflective memoirs, local histories, fun children's books and so much more in Indie Ohio. Start reading today to find your next favorite book!

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SELF-e: Publish Your eBook

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SELF-e is an innovative collaboration between Library Journal and BiblioBoard® that enables authors and libraries to work together to expose notable self-published eBooks to eager readers looking to discover something new.
Using SELF-e, Westlake Porter Public Library will be able to take submissions from its local indie authors and make those ebooks available to any participating library across Ohio on BiblioBoard’s award-winning PatronsFirst™ platform. Libraries can make these ebooks available with no checkouts or returns and no multi-user limitations.

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BiblioBoard Library

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BiblioBoard Library is an easy-to-use platform that allows Westlake Porter Public Library to offer high-quality content to patrons on the web and on eReaders. Supporting books, articles, documents, images, audio and video, BiblioBoard Library is host to content from traditional publishers, indie authors, cultural institutions and more.
Users can access BiblioBoard Library through the library’s website or on the device of their choice, including the iPad®, iPad® mini, Kindle Fire® HD, Galaxy Tab ®, Nexus® and more.

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ArtistWorks for Libraries

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ArtistWorks for Libraries provides world-class instruction through self-paced video lessons from Grammy Award-winning music and artistic professionals. ArtistWorks for Libraries offers you everything you need for musical and artistic instruction, from introduction to advanced performance.

  • Beginner to advanced music instruction for the most popular string and band instruments
  • Professional musicians provide instruction
  • Art and voice classes are also included
  • Video based with bookmarking features
  • On-the-go learning
    • Remote access for 24/7 availability
    • Browser enabled for desktop and mobile devices
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Use your Zinio Digital Magazine login for ArtistWorks for Libraries.

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NoveList Plus

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Looking for new reads, help with series, and book reviews? NoveList Plus provides readers with all of those things, and more: all sorts of lists, readalikes, and genre guides. NoveList Plus also provides different appeal factors for books to help you find reads that you will enjoy.
NoveList Plus is now more connected to WPPL! You can use Advanced Search to find only titles held at our library. And you can follow the Check the Library Catalog link to place a hold on titles you find.

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Literary Reference Center

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Full text of literary journals and respected literary reference works. Contains plot summaries, literary criticism, author biographies and interviews, and the full text of thousands of poems and short stories.

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EBSCOhost ebooks Collection

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A collection of ebooks available via the web on a range of topics.

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about:books

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A new book-related search engine from the Ohio Public Library Information Network. Search by title, author, etc., and find information on books, reviews, etc.

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American & English Literature

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Includes full text of works of American and English prose, drama and poetry.

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