EBSCOhost: Gardening and Cookbooks the eBook Way

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With the gardening season starting in full force, there are many moments when we plan a project, even get started and then get stuck. Further guidance and reading is required. The Central Rappahannock Regional Library certainly has a large collection of paper copies of gardening books. But what happens if the perfect book is checked out and has holds on it? Or, perhaps you can't get in to see us at the library. Time is running out, and you need to start now.

I was aware of the fact that EBSCOhost has a collection of electronic gardening books but did not know how extensive the collection is. By typing in "gardening," as the search term, I came up with over four pages of results.

To utilize the results of your gardening, there are also many different cookbooks also available as eBooks.

After you get a list of books with your search terms, you can further "Refine your results," an option available on the left side of your screen.  You always want to narrow down to full text for the whole book, but you can further choose a particular year or a range of years.

All the information you need to view and download these eBooks is available at:


So, go ahead and click away, view your eBook on your PC, Mac or eReader.  All this is free with a library card--plus, you will save some money on gas!

For further assistance please contact a Reference Librarian at 540-372-1144 x 232