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About Our Collection

eLS offers ebooks and audiobooks on our OverDrive and Sora platforms, as well as select print materials in our library at the LACOE Ed Center. You check out ebooks and eaudiobooks just like physical library books: the loan period is 21 days, and they return automatically. Holds can be placed on unavailable items and checked out when they become available. You can also download your content for offline use, or in many cases, stream it or send it to your Kindle or Kindle app.

The Educator Collection

Browse the Educator Digital Collection

With a focus on professional development and hard-to-find digital teaching resources, the eLS Educator Collection includes everything from curriculum maps to the latest read-alongs and titles in educational technology. This collection is hosted on the OverDrive platform. For downloading to mobile devices, you'll want to get the Libby app. 

DOWNLOADING

DEVICES: Apple iOS, Android, Kindle Fire, Windows 10 (computers and Surface Pro tablets).

OverDrive ebooks may be read on virtually any device; see OverDrive's Device Profiles pages. For downloading instructions and info on the Libby app, visit our OverDrive Downloading page.

STREAMING 

Many of the materials in the Educator Collection may be streamed right in the browser on any Internet-connected device, no app necessary. See OverDrive Streaming

 

The eLS Catalog

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FINDING EBOOKS AND EAUDIO IN THE LIBRARY CATALOG

You may manage your library account, search the Educator Collection, and even check out digital materials, right from within the eLS Catalog. ebooks are marked with an eReader icon  and audiobooks are marked with a pair of headphones .

EDUCATOR COLLECTION TITLES WITH 

Stream with OverDrive Read or download these titles to the Libby app on mobile devices, or to your Kindle directly. See OverDrive Streaming, or see OverDrive Downloading.

PRINT TITLES

Print titles are designated with the icon , To borrow these materials, please visit eLS at the Ed Center, Room 179, or give us a call to request, (562) 922-6359.

LARGE PRINT AND BRAILLE MATERIALS

Large print and Braille materials are restricted to consortia members of the LACOE Braille and Large Print Library. For more information, contact the Braille Production Unit at (562) 922-6895. Large print titles are designated with the icon  and Braille titles are designated with the icon