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eBooks and audiobooks

Stuck at home in lockdown? Here are Kerferd Library eBooks and audio books you can use from home

Source: Black, S. (2020).

Want something to read from home? You've come to the right place.

The Kerferd Library offers a wide range of eBooks and online audio books. In fact we offer over 26,000 eBooks, including audio books) you can download and use from home. Our two main providers are OverDrive via the school Sora app and EBSCO.

OverDrive Sora
  • Over 1,000 eBooks and audio books in an online collection we share with Ruyton Girls' School
  • To access and borrow these eBooks and audiobooks you need to login with your mConnect user name and password.
  • Collections are age appropriate and arranged by type and genre. Junior School students can not borrow from the Senior School collections.
  • You can sync your book loans across multiple devices so you can start reading or listening on your laptop and finish reading it on your phone or tablet.
EBSCOhost eBooks
  • Over 25,000 eBooks.
  • The Kerferd Library EBSCO eBooks have been curated for students in both the Junior School and the Senior School.
  • Through EBSCO you also have access to magazines and journals as well as newsfeeds via the ANZ Reference Centre.
  • To access and borrow these eBooks you need to login with your mConnect user name and password.

Since the start of the COVID-19 outbreak, over 100 countries have implemented school closures, affecting more than half the world’s student population. For schools shifting from classroom to home learning, having a robust collection of ebooks and audiobooks can help ease the transition.

Many of the world's publishers have provided temporary free access to eBooks and online audio books. To make it easy for you to access all these eBooks and audiobook your Kerferd Library has brought them together on this page. This includes:

  • The 26,500 plus eBooks in the Kerferd library's permanent collection,
  • The hundreds of extra eBooks and audio books in the temporary collections, and
  • Quick links to the temporarily free audiobooks via Amazon audible.

Print collections

Click on the following buttons to explore the Kerferd library's print collections.

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