Alumnae Library
Anthony Fonseca
Library Director




Alumnae Library
Debra Gomes
Associate Director & Head of Library Technology


Mass eBook Project

Massachusetts eBook Project

The Alumnae Library has been chosen, along with 50 additional Massachusetts libraries, to participate in a six-month pilot project designed to explore eBooks and other materials.

Currently the Mass E-Book Project offers three platforms for e-content: Axis360, BiblioBoard, and Ebook LIbrary (EBL). You can search the content of all platforms in the Mass E-Book Project Catalog.

1. Baker & Taylor

Direct link to Baker & Taylor Axis 360

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Baker & Taylor includes popular fiction and recently published nonfiction ebooks that can be downloaded on your phone, tablet, iPad®, Nook®, or Kindle Fire®! You will need to create an account off the Magic all.  You can access Baker & Taylor content using the following mobile apps:

Axis ReaderAxis Reader allows you to find content and download it directly to your device.  Download the Apple App here. Download the Android app here.

Blio mobile appBlio gives access to a media enriched reading experience. Download the Apple App here.  Download the  Android App here.

2. Biblioboard

 Direct link to Biblioboard

Biblioboard provides digital collections of books, images, articles, audio and video from leading publishers and archives around the world. There is also a growing library of traditional publisher content including fiction, graphic novels, comics, children’s books, university press books and much more. Biblioboard may accessed with a web browsers iPad®, Kindle Fire HD®, Nexus tablets® and Galaxy Tab® (4.0+). You can also access Biblioboard with the following mobile app.

Biblioboard mobile appBiblioboard Mobile App gives access to all BiblioBoard content (For screens 7″ or larger). Download the Apple App here. Download the Android App here.


3. Ebook Library (EBL)

Direct link to EBL

Ebook Library (EBL) includes ebooks specific to academic and research libraries as well as materials from cooking to gardening. There is both online and offline access to materials. You can access EBL content using the following mobile apps:

Bluefire ReaderBlueFire Reader app allows you to download and read EBL content from your mobile devices. Download the Apple App here.  Download the Android App here.

Adobe Digital EditionsAdobe Digital Editions allows you to transfer materials from your computer to your mobile devices upon creation of an Adobe Digital ID. For more information click here.


The MA eBook Project is made possible through funding from the Massachusetts Library System (MLS) and through federal funds provided by the Institute for Museums and Library Services (IMLS) administered by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners (MBLC).