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Your HPL library card gives you access to the best digital content services available!

Through several separate digital collections, Harvard Public Library cardholders have access to thousands of eBooks, eAudiobooks, digital magazines, and streaming videos and music. While there is some overlap between the collections, each collection has unique resources and content and all should be explored.

Don’t know where to start? See our chart below for quick reference followed by collection descriptions. For app instructions and additional tips and tricks click on the Learn More under the logo.

  eBooks eBooks
research
eAudiobooks eMagazines eVideos Music
OverDrive      
Axis 360        
RBDigital          
Freading          
Hoopla    
RBDigital Magazines          
Biblioboard          
Ebook Central          

eBooks (new & popular):
Overdrive, Axis360, Freading, Hoopla

eBooks (research):
Biblioboard, EBL

eAudiobooks:
Overdrive, Axis360, OneClick Digital, Hoopla

eMagazines:
Overdrive, Zinio

eVideos:
Overdrive, Hoopla

Music:
Hoopla

 

Collection Descriptions

lynda.com

A leading online learning company that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals. Through individual, corporate, academic and government subscriptions, members have access to the lynda.com video library of engaging, top-quality courses taught by recognized industry experts

lynda.com

A leading online learning company that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals. Through individual, corporate, academic and government subscriptions, members have access to the lynda.com video library of engaging, top-quality courses taught by recognized industry experts

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Mango Languages

Always wanted to learn a new language?  Try the Mango Languages Library Edition app!  Access over 72 foreign language courses, 19 English courses taught in the user's native language and 36 specialty courses!

Mango Languages

Always wanted to learn a new language?  Try the Mango Languages Library Edition app!  Access over 72 foreign language courses, 19 English courses taught in the user's native language and 36 specialty courses!

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RBdigital Audiobooks

Over 6,000 eAudiobooks!  Three week loan period and many titles have no holds!

RBdigital Audiobooks

Over 6,000 eAudiobooks!  Three week loan period and many titles have no holds!

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RBdigital Magazines

Digital magazines with unlimited checkouts and no due dates!

RBdigital Magazines

Digital magazines with unlimited checkouts and no due dates!

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OverDrive

Access eBooks, eAudiobooks, eVideos from the C/W MARS Digital Collection. Use the Libby app or OverDrive app.

OverDrive

Access eBooks, eAudiobooks, eVideos from the C/W MARS Digital Collection. Use the Libby app or OverDrive app.

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Hoopla

Stream movies, television shows, educational/instructional videos, documentaries, music, eBooks, audiobooks, comics, and graphic novels. No holds!

Hoopla

Stream movies, television shows, educational/instructional videos, documentaries, music, eBooks, audiobooks, comics, and graphic novels. No holds!

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Axis 360

New and popular eBooks and eAudiobooks!  

Axis 360

New and popular eBooks and eAudiobooks!  

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Freading

eBooks that are always available - no holds!  Includes Lonely Planet travel guides!

Freading

eBooks that are always available - no holds!  Includes Lonely Planet travel guides!

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Ebook Central

Ebook Central is an extensive collection of always available eBook titles from premier international academic publishers, all published since January 2015. The collection focuses on a wide range of nonfiction subject areas including Business Management, Computer Science/IT, Health, Medicine, Psychology, Science and more!
Note:  There is no Ebook Central app, read book in your device's browser or use the Bluefire Reader app.

Ebook Central

Ebook Central is an extensive collection of always available eBook titles from premier international academic publishers, all published since January 2015. The collection focuses on a wide range of nonfiction subject areas including Business Management, Computer Science/IT, Health, Medicine, Psychology, Science and more!
Note:  There is no Ebook Central app, read book in your device's browser or use the Bluefire Reader app.

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Biblioboard

eBooks, graphic novels, images, articles, documents, audio and video organized by subject.

Biblioboard

eBooks, graphic novels, images, articles, documents, audio and video organized by subject.

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