The Dixon Collection, housed in the DeLong Room of Firestone Library, contains new fiction and popular non-fiction books perfect for leisure reading. The Dixon Collection, housed in the DeLong Room of Firestone Library, contains new fiction and popular non-fiction books perfect for leisure reading. Complimentary to the print collection, the library also offers 500 ebook and audiobook titles available for downloading or streaming on your own device or reading online, and features bestsellers, award winners, science and technology titles, popular fiction, history, biographies, and much more. In addition, thousands of public domain ebooks are available for download. The Dixon eBooks collection is accessible through the OverDrive platform, which provides in-browser access and is compatible with most mobile devices and eReaders.
The Dixon Fund, which supports the collection, was given in the memory of William Boulton Dixon '15 so that Princeton students of all generations would have ready access to works illustrative of contemporary life and thought.