eBooks & Print Books


NC State Library ebooks can be found via the lib.ncsu.edu catalog search. College of Education eBook collections can be accessed here:

Ebook Access Directions

MackinVia and Tumblebooks– username: ncsucedmetrc password: wolfpack
Overdrive — Use NC State ID Number to Checkout Books (only College of Education Students)

How do I find the right book?

K-12, teaching professional and graduate support books are available both as eBooks and as print books. The collections are useful for pleasure reading as well as for teaching with literature and helping students understand concepts through informational text/nonfiction. You can search for books online or come into METRC to browse. These guides will help you navigate the collections or find more information about various books/texts.

Print Book Delivery

Books from Tripsaver/Interlibrary Loan and other libraries on campus can also be picked up at METRC. Find books at METRC or other library locations at NC State by clicking on the Search link above or going to https://www.lib.ncsu.edu

Be sure to set up METRC as your default delivery library

Go to “My Account” on the library website and in “Account Info” set your “Pickup Library” to College of Education Media Center  — more Tripsaver information here.


print titles in METRC


eBooks in Overdrive

Download to your eReader


Textbooks are provided by publishers when NC DPI goes through and adoption process. Not all currently adopted textbooks are actually being used in schools. Textbooks should be used as a reference and to evaluate for students learning to teach with a textbook.