Books and eBooks

Library Catalog Search

Quick search for books, electronic books, videos, and more.*



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*Distance students can not access electronic books through the book catalog above, including anything labeled as an Electronic Resource or Computer File. Instead they must search our eBooks on EBSCOhost catalog via their Blackboard login.


eBook on EBSCOhost

go to eBooks on EBSCOhost

eBooks on EBSCOhost is a collection of ebooks available for Wayland students and faculty to "check out" and read online. You will need your Blackboard username and password to access these books. Contact WBUonline support if you have issues logging in.




Other Catalogs

Wayland students also have access to the following eBook catalogs.


SpringerLink go to eBooks on EBSCOhost

SpringerLink provides over 4,000 ebooks in the sciences and humanities.


Search SpringerLink


Ebook Central

Ebook Central provides ebooks on several subjects with a focus on science and technology. It also provides a large selection of ebooks in Spanish.


Search Ebook Central


World Cat

Think of World Cat as a super catalog. It references books, videos, and more for libraries around the world. If you do not find enough resources in our local collection, you can search WorldCat and borrow items from other libraries through interlibrary loan.


Search World Cat


Request Forms

Wayland students can request physical books through interlibrary load, and books will be shipped to External students free of charge.


Materials Request Form

Note: ILL services for books are available. Due to current circumstances, books may take longer to arrive. Please plan your research accordingly.

The materials request form serves is avaliable to both Plainview and External students.

  • Plainview students, this is the form used to order Interlibrary Loan items.
  • External students, this is the primary form for requesting books or videos to be sent directly to students free of charge.

Materials Request Form


Commentary Copy Requests

Distance students may request copies of commentaries sent to them. Provide us with your desired passages from the Bible and which commentaries you need, and we will provide photocopies of the relevant sections of each commentary to your inbox.


Commentary Copy Request Form


Local Area Libraries

In addition to the resources and services available to distance students through WBU's Learning Resources Center in Plainview, TX, we have made arrangements for distance students to use local libraries in your area.


See Local Area Libraries


Other Resources


For our Texas residents, the TexShare program allows patrons to checkout materials from various participating libraries. Wayland participates in the TexShare program and all Wayland faculty, staff, and students are permitted to apply for a TexShare Card.

 Apply for a TexShare Card

Access Popular Audio and E-Books

Browse our collection of popular books available through the Harrington Library Consortium. Now you can read or listen to the latest hits on your device wherever you go. Participation is limited to Wayland faculty, staff and students.


Search Harrington Library Consortium


You will need your library account number and PIN to access the Harrington Library Consortium. Contact the library staff to obtain your account information.


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