Saturday, July 21, 2012

eBook & Audiobooks (EBSCOhost)

Bibliographic Information: eBooks &  audiobooks (EBSCOhost). EBSCOhost

Plot Summary: eBooks & Audiobooks, a component of the subscription database services EBSCOhost, offers a wide selection of downloadable digital ebooks and audiobooks. This tool, paired with the other EBSCOhost products, offers
researchers, students, and a variety of other users complex search results and a full spectrum of resources.

Critical Evaluation: N/A

Reader’s Annotation:
eBook & Audiobooks by EBSCOhost offer ebooks and audiobooks downloads that perfectly accent the wide variety of EBSCOhost database search results.
Information About the Database: EBooks & Audio books is a component of EBSCOhost (EBSCOhost, 2012). The EBSCOhost platform offers a variety of services including: DynaMEd, H.W. Wilson, Digital Archives, and many more services (EBSCOhost, 2012). Receiving more than 100 million daily page views, EBSCohost is an excellent resouce for a multitute of schools, libraries, universities, researchers and a variety of other users (EBSCOhost, 2012).  EBSCOhost offers top notch data in a variety of different fields and prides itself in offering premium content to a wide user base (EBSCOhost, 2012).


Curriculum Ties: Ties into lessons on better research practices.

Booktalking Ideas:

Reading Level/Interest Age: 15+

Challenge Issues: No challenge issues.

1) Refer to Library Bill of Rights, see items: I, II, and III (
2) Refer to San Diego Public Library collection policy - (  Original site: The American Library Association (ALA) Freedom to Read/View Statement (
3) Refer to California School Library Association (CSLA), Model School Library Standards - September 2010 ( PDF: (
4) Refer t0 American Association for School, Librarians Standards for the 21st Century Learner (
5) Contact Office of Intellectual Freedom for any further support, 800-545-2433, ext. 4223 or
6) Refer to legitimate book reviews, such as: School Library Journal, Booklist, Kirkus Reviews, Horn Book and others; found on either Academic Search Premier, Follett's TITLEWAVE, or

Why did you include this book in the titles you selected?:
This database component offers students a wide variety of supplementary resources; such as ebooks and audiobooks. This subscription based service will give students the opportunity to increase the value of their research results by giving them a more complete view of available resources.

Reference Page:

EBSCOhost.  (2012).  About us.  Retrieved July 21, 2012 from

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