Our e-books are listed in LibrarySearch and MIDCAT. Many of our larger collections can be searched separately too. See the separate tabs on the left hand side of this page for information specific to each collection.
Generally, our e-book and audiobook collections are restricted to Middlebury College community members with valid Middlebury user IDs and passwords. However, a few of collections are accessible from public computers on campus. In these cases, you'll have an option of logging in as a "guest user." As a guest, you will have access to tens of thousands of e-books for a 24-hour loan period.
For the large majority of our e-books, you'll need only a web browser and Internet connection. information about printing and downloading ebooks can be found in the sections for specific packages.
Here's a short list of free software downloads that will let you read e-books on your desktop or laptop: