eBooks and Audiobooks


Bentley Library’s eBooks and audiobooks may be found by searching the library’s catalog. Most eBooks are formatted to read online or in PDF format, but some may be downloaded to transfer to another device, such as an iPod or Kindle. OverDrive audiobooks may be enjoyed in the mobile app or on your computer. The library also has a collection of audiobooks on CD located in the Popular Reading section.

In addition, depending on the desired format and device, additional software may need to be downloaded. Check the individual eBook collection for more information.


What’s included? The Library’s collection of audiobooks is available on CD and also downloadable through OverDrive. Find a list of the library's audiobooks here.

OverDrive Downloadable eBooks & Audiobooks

What’s included? eBooks and audiobooks with an emphasis on popular fiction and nonfiction, but including some research materials. New materials are added on an ongoing basis; suggestions for new materials are welcome at our Suggest a Purchase page. View our Overdrive Downloadable Books page for more details.

Books 24x7 (Skillport)

What's included? Books on business, finance, information technology, health and wellness, and productivity. Also included: study guides for exams such as the CFA, and software manuals for business and statistics applications such as SAS and SPSS.

Ebook Central (ProQuest)

What’s included? Ebook Central (ProQuest) contains the Academic Complete collection: downloadable ebooks that encompass areas of the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. Academic books, software manuals, and more are included.

eBook Collection (EBSCOhost)

What's included? EBSCO eBooks offers general-interest and curriculum-focused titles curated by Bentley librarians. New materials are added on an ongoing basis; suggestions for new materials are welcome at our Suggest a Purchase page.

Gale Virtual Reference Library

What’s included? The Gale Virtual Library Reference Center provides full-text access to more than 50 reference e-books including titles in the arts, business, the environment, history, literature, medicine, multicultural studies, geography, and science.


What's included? JSTOR provides unlimited access to downloadable selected scholarly books from academic publishers.

Project MUSE

What's included? Project MUSE offers downloadable full-text versions of scholarly books from many of the world's leading university presses and scholarly societies.

Safari Books Online

Safari Books Online offers books and audio recordings on in-demand technology and business topics, including study guides, programmer and technical manuals, and more.

Free Ebook Content

Freely available books and other electronic media that are searchable by keyword.

Google Books

Search and read the full text of millions of books.

Internet Archive

A digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form. It provides free access to researchers, historians, scholars, and the general public.


Free, public domain audiobooks searchable by author, title and subject.

Online Books Page

A website that facilitates access to books that are freely readable over the Internet.

Project Gutenberg

First and largest single collection of free electronic books, or eBooks.