Westchester Public Library Resources for Colleges: Lynda.com, ebooks, streaming content and more!
Westchester Library System has a number of online resources that you can access with a public library card — for free! This is a great way to access databases and online streaming sources that Purchase College may not subscribe to.
Purchase College students, faculty, & staff are eligible for Westchester Public Library cards! Librarians from Harrison Public Library will be visiting Purchase College Library to sign people up for public library cards on September 30th from 4pm -10pm as part of our Library Open House. Can’t wait that long? You can sign up for a card at the Harrison Public Library, Purchase Free Library, or other local libraries in Westchester County.
A Westchester Library System card gives you access to rich resources like these, which can be used for academics as well as entertainment:
Looking to brush up on your computer skills, or want to learn something altogether new? Westchester Library System is proud to now offer access to Lynda.com for all patrons. Learn technology, creative and business skills you can use today. There are over 3,760 video courses to choose from!
University of Fashion
Learn fashion design online from top NYC fashion college instructors and fashion industry pros. Learn draping, sewing, pattern making, fashion product development and more.
This streaming movie service provides unlimited access to award-winning shorts, feature films and documentaries. With thousands of films to choose from across more than 50 countries, IndieFlix offers a viewing experience you can’t get anywhere else.
Listen to music! Checkout Freegal, where you can download 5 free music titles per week, and once you download, it’s yours to keep. It’s compatible with any MP3 player, including iPod, and can be downloaded into iTunes. It works on PCs, Macs, smartphones and tablets. Best of all, it’s both free (with your library card) and legal!
Download an eBook! With Total Boox you can read, share and discover ebooks with no restrictions – no expiration date, no fines and no waiting list.