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eBook Collection Development
Summer Reading Collection

Summer Reading Collection

Keep kids reading all summer long!  This collection offers 75 eBook titles that support summer reading curricula for grades 6-12.  Spanning modern favorites and popular classics, these titles will help bridge the school-to-home connection and get kids prepared for the upcoming school year.

Notable titles include:

A Gathering of Old Men by Ernest J. Gaines
Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky
Holes by Louis Sachar
Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford
Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer
Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro
The Road by Cormac McCarthy

Publishers include Random House, Yale University Press, Oxford University Press, and University of Chicago Press.

Title List(s):
Summer Reading Collection


Best Sellers Collection

Best Sellers Collection

All titles in this collection have appeared on a national best sellers list such as: New York Times Best Seller List, Los Angeles Times Best Seller List, USA Today Best Seller List, Wall Street Journal Best Seller List and other national seller listings.

Notable titles within the collection include:

Power Play, by Danielle Steel
Hollow City, by Ransom Riggs
One More Thing, by B.J. Novak
Never Go Back, by Lee Child
Sycamore Row, by John Grisham

Notable publishers include Random House, Blackstone, Tyndale House, Tantor, and Algonquin.

Title List(s):
Best Sellers Collection


Audio Award Winners Collection

Audio Award Winners Collection

This collection contains Audiobook titles which have received audio specific awards such as Audie awards, Earphones awards, BBC radio awards, Washington Post Best Audiobook awards, Audible reviewer choice awards and numerous other audio specific awards.

Key publishers include Blackstone, Tantor, and Scholastic. 

Title List(s):
Audio Award Winners Collection


Audiobook Children and Young Adult Collection

Audiobook Children and Young Adult Collection

The Children and Young Adult audiobook package offers a collection of over 90 juvenile fiction and non-fiction audiobook titles that cover a wide range of topics, from sports to animals, mystery to fantasy, and history to ghost stories.

Title List(s):
Audiobook Children and Young Adult Collection (.xls)


Audiobook Core Collections

Audiobook Core Collections

The Audiobook Core Collections offer the best, most popular audiobook titles from a range of leading publishers. Collections include both fiction and non-fiction titles, and genres range from popular fiction and literature, mystery and suspense, biography, business self help and more. Three collection levels* are available to meet the needs of any library size:

*Note that the collections are cumulative—the larger sets include all titles from the smaller sets

Title List(s):
Small Collection - 50

Medium Collection - 103

Large Collection - 207


Canadiana Collection

Canadiana Collection

This collection of over 2,100 eBooks provides fiction and non-fiction titles from prominent Canadian publishers and authors, and covers a broad range of Canadian topics—from Canadian history and native culture, to politics and current events. It also offers a diverse range of content—including academic titles from university presses, juvenile fiction titles and popular self-help titles—for patrons of any age and for any research need. 

Notable titles within the collection include:
  • Canada's Road to the Pacific War by Timothy Wilford
  • Seven (the Series) Ebook Bundle by Eric Walters
  • Agent Angus by K. L. Denman
  • The Weariness of the Self by Alain Ehrenberg
  • Retail Nation by Donica Belisle
Key publishers include McGill-Queen’s University Press, Westview Press and Orca Book Publishers. The Canadiana Collection also offers titles from publishers that aren’t available in the companion eBook Canadian Collection subscription package, including University of British Columbia Press and University of Calgary Press.

Title List(s):
Canadiana Collection


eBook Children & Young Adult Collection

eBook Children & Young Adult Collection

The Children and Young Adult eBook package supports the educational needs and interests of young users, offering a collection of 60 eBook titles that cover a wide range of topics, including earth science, biology, social studies and world cultures.

Title List(s):
eBook Children & Young Adult Collection (.xls)


eBook General Reference Packages

eBook General Reference Packages

EBSCO has gathered a collection of the top general reference eBook and audiobook titles, and from the collection has created three packages to support Public Libraries and MasterFILE customers. Titles within the collection range from history and culture, to science and nutrition, to psychology and health. Three package levels are available, with no title overlap between packages:

Title List(s):
General Package 1 - 35

General Package 2 - 72

General Package 3 - 45


Popular Genre Audiobook Collections

Popular Genre Audiobook Collections

These 10 audiobook collections focus on niche areas of interest within popular genres, and contain a wide variety of materials from best sellers such as the "Hunger Games" trilogy and Tina Fey's "Bossypants," to recently digitized classics such as "John Carter" by Edgar Rice Burroughs.

Each collection was created by EBSCO's Collection Development team of librarians, and selections were made based on popularity, positive recommendations and reviews from trade publications, as well as usage statistics. The collections are updated quarterly with the newest and best titles in each genre.

Title List(s):
Romantic Fiction Audiobooks

Mystery Fiction Audiobooks

Humor Audiobooks

Sci-Fi Audiobooks

Fantasy Fiction Audiobooks

Psychological and Suspense Fiction Audiobooks

Historical Fiction and Nonfiction Audiobooks

Christian Fiction Audiobooks

Biography Audiobooks

Coming of Age Audiobooks


Additional Featured Collections for Public Libraries

Additional Featured Collections for Public Libraries

Below are additional collections of interest for public library patrons.


Title List(s):
Football 2013

Breast Cancer Awareness Collection

Native American Heritage Collection

Holiday Collection