Read Full-Text History and Literature Books Online with Salem Press

Salem Press provides access to an online collection of full-text reference ebooks, perfect for students who need classic literature reviews, author bios, American history reference, and more. Log in from home with your library card or ecard and PIN to read online anytime, anywhere - no checkouts, loan periods, or waitlists! Here's some of what you can find in the Salem Press eBooks collection:


Recommended Reading 600 Classics ReviewedClassics Reviewed: In-depth reviews of 600 literature classics, including The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Babbitt, Much Ado About Nothing, To Kill a Mockingbird, and many, many more! Perfect for English Lit students of all ages. Each review provides a quick summary, review, and citations.

Critical Insights: Discover author biographies and essays about their works. Available for Zora Neale Hurston, Philip Roth, Sylvia Plath, and Kurt Vonnegut.

Critical Surveys: Biographies, essays, and more for authors of long fiction, mythology, and folklore from around the world.

Masterplots: Need a quick play-by-play for the classic literature you're reading? Check out Masterplots, Fourth Edition for dozens of story summaries and critical evaluations.


Immigration and Immigrant CommunitiesAmong other Salem Press history texts are these useful full-text reference books for study, homework, and essay writing assistance.

Current Topics: Explore selected essays and other writings about current events from the news and other trusted sources.

Decades: Read The Decades series in full-text for the 1950's through the 1990's, for American history, culture, and social studies reference.

Defining Documents in American History: Immigration & Immigrant Communities (1650-2016) explores American history through the lens of immigration.

And More

Along with a number of other history texts, Salem Press titles also include Magill's Medical Guide, 8th Edition and Careers Outdoors. Read from home with just your computer and an Internet connection!