Digital Book eLending for Librarians

The State Library has facilitated a cooperative arrangement which allows all libraries and the patrons that they serve to access a collection of digital ebooks and audiobooks. Materials purchased for the shared collection by any Kansas library are available to users throughout the state.
  1. Statistics

    Usage statistics by platform, including circulation by zip for OneClickdigital.

  2. Schools & Kids eBooks

    About Tumblebooks, BookFlix, and Britannica E-STAX.

  3. Linking

    Shortened link & logo for the digital books main page, plus information on directly linking to the kids' ebook services.

  1. Purchasing for Consortium

    Information on becoming a purchaser, links and patron requests lists for current purchasers.

  2. Digital Books MARC

What's available for my patrons?
 
To learn to use a platform or see what all will work on a particular device, please see Digital Book eLending Instructions & Devices on the patron side of our website.
eBooks (read on screen)
Audiobooks (listen to)
 3m 3M Cloud Library - ebooks from bestsellers and larger publishers.
 oneclick  OneClickdigital - predominantly fiction, some popular nonfiction.
 freading
Freading - huge collection of ebooks, smaller publishers, all titles are always available.
 Digital Storybooks
Note: these two services are public library subscriptions and are not for school use.  More notes on kids platforms here.
 enki
Enki - great variety of books, only one that includes self-published titles.  Platform built by librarians. 
 tumblebooks TumbleBooks -
animated talking picture books, some chapter books, videos, and games.
 TBX-icon Total Boox - mobile only, no holds, no expiration of books.

 BookFlix  BookFlix - video storybook paired with a nonfiction ebook. Some games and parent resources.
 estax-icon
Britannica E-STAX nonfiction ebooks for kids & young adults. All books have unlimited copies.
 

Recommended Free Sites  
 project-gutenberg Project Gutenberg
Over 42,000 free ebooks. Download books to your mobile device or read online.  Look here if you need a classic or books out of copyright.
 librivox  LibriVox
Audio version of classics and other books out of copyright, read by volunteer narrators. Listen online or download.
 unite for literacy Unite for Literacy
Picture ebooks with audio, audio is available in multiple languages.