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Top Free Library Apps

Get our top apps so you can read free eBooks, digital magazines, stream feature films, cite sources and more!

Easy to Use, Available 24/7, OverDrive eBooks

Get free eBooks on family, relationships, health, life after military, self-improvement, history, succeeding in college, literature from 20th and 21st century authors and leisure reading.

Thousands of EBSCO eBooks available 24/7

Get thousands of EBSCO eBooks available 24/7 on or off campus. Here's how:

  1. Create a free EBSCOhost account.
  2. Download and install the EBSCOhost eBook app (links below).
  3. The first time you use the app, authenticate it. Add COM Library (find us on page 4 of the Texas libraries).
  4. Sign in to your EBSCOhost account.
  5. Use the app to search EBSCOhost eBooks, access your folder, checkout and download eBooks.

Stream Feature Films

Stream feature films from studios like MGM, Paramount, and Sony on your Android or iOS device. Here's how:

  1. Install the app on your device.
  2. Go to Swank (must be on campus or have a COM ID to access off campus) and select the movie you want to stream. 
  3. The Swank app will automatically once you click on a title to play.

 

Digital Magazines from Flipster

Access downloadable, full color popular magazines that you can access 24/7 on or off campus like The Atlantic, Consumer Reports, Clean Eating, Ebony, Motor Trend, Rolling Stone, Southern Living, Wired and more.

Get the Zinio App

Download the app so you can read magazines on your device.

You'll need to have already registered from COM Library's Zinio page to get free access.

Want More? Go to the How to Use Zinio guide.

Cite Sources with EasyBib

Download the EasyBib app to your device so you can cite in ACS, APA, GSA, MLA 7, MLA 8, and more! You can even scan the barcode of a book to get a quick citation. Build and manage your works cited. Once done you can email your citations.

Don't forget you will need to sign up using the COM Library code to get free access. Get the code from the Circulation or Lab desk in COM Library.

Want More? Go to the How to Use EasyBib guide.

Get the Pronunciator App

Download the app so you can use Pronunciator & ProCitizen to pracitice English and citizenship on your device.

You'll need to have already registered from COM Library's Pronunciator page to get free access.

Want More? Go to the How to Use Pronunciator & ProCitizen guide.