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E-books at Briggs Library: Kindles

Briggs has e-books in many different collections. This guide will help you find and use them.

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Briggs Library Reference
SBL 123
Briggs Library, Box 2115
South Dakota State University
Brookings, SD 57007-1098

Loading books on the Kindle

Kindles are currently compatible with Project Gutenberg books and anything that is published as a pdf. MyiLibrary, CRCnetBASE, and National Academies Press publish their books or parts of their books as pdf files that can be loaded onto the Kindle. Other publishers such as the U.S. Government also publish pdf files.

The library has 2 Kindles available for checkout.

Instructions for downloading a pdf to a Kindle

Instructions for downloading a CRCnetBASE book to a Kindle

Instructions for downloading a National Academies Press book to a Kindle

Instructions for downloading a Project Gutenberg book to a Kindle

Books available on the Kindles for Checkout from Briggs

Briggs Library has 2 Kindles available for checkout. These Kindles have some classic books already loaded on them, but you may download open access books or e-books from the library's collection that are compatible with Kindle.

Books on Briggs Library Kindles

  • The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn – Mark Twain
  • The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  • The Return of Sherlock Holmes – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  • The Adventures of Tom Sawyer – Mark Twain
  • Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland – Lewis Carroll
  • The Count of Monte Cristo – Alexandre Dumas
  • Dracula – Bram Stoker
  • Frankenstein – Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
  • Great Expectations – Charles Dickens
  • Gulliver’s Travels – Jonathan Swift
  • Jane Eyre – Charlotte Bronte
  • Les Miserables – Victor Hugo
  • Moby Dick – Herman Melville
  • Peter Pan – J. M. Barrie
  • Pride and Prejudice – Jane Austen
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