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Minerva -- Sawyer Library's Online Catalog

Minerva catalog contains a description of every item the library owns. It integrates the library catalogs of other academic, public, and hospital libraries in Maine.

Go to: Minerva Catalog
Go to: New and Featured Books for a list of new and featured titles, or see New Books on the shelf near the Reference collection.
Go to: Requesting Items From Maine Libraries for instructions how to use the Minerva catalog to request items yourself. -- Books Beyond Maine

Search the catalog to discover resources from libraries around the world. In addition to physical books, the catalog contains records for dissertations, maps, sound recordings, videorecordings and more.

To request an item found in, copy and paste the citation into an email and send to Include your Husson library card number in the request. Send each request in a separate email.

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Online Books (Electronic books or E-books)

Online books are books in digital form to be read electronically on your computer, notebook, tablet or smartphone. The library provides patrons access to several collections of full text and reference books online.

Go to: Online E-book Collections
Go to: Search all E-books 
Go to: New E-books recently added to the library collection

Go to: E-books and E-book Collections guide for information on finding e-books 

Reference Books Online

Credo Reference provides access to 100 reference books online, including encyclopedias, dictionaries and images.

Go to: Credo Reference 

eAudio Books and eBooks

The Maine Infonet Download CloudLibrary is an app-based service providing Maine library patrons with online access to over 10,000 e-books and e-audiobooks.  The collection includes adult, teen and children's fiction, biography and a wide variety of nonfiction titles.

Go to: Maine Infonet Download CloudLibrary
Go to: Instructions on accessing the CloudLibrary and FAQ
Go to: Download CloudLibrary App
Go to: Maine Infonet Download CloudLibrary guide for information on e-books in the collection