Browse by subject - E-books

1 - Cambridge Books Online
Description: A full-text e-book collection. Library users have access to over 2100 titles, covering 2005-2006 and 2012-2013(print publication years), plus open access titles.
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Full text: Yes
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2 - Dawson e-books
Description: A full-text e-book database providing access to a selection of titles
Full text: Yes
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3 - Early American Imprints, Series I: Evans, 1639-1800
Alternative titles: also known as 'Digital Evans'
previously known as 'American Bibliography'
Description: A full-text digital archive of over 39,000 titles printed in America between 1639 and 1800. Based on the renowned 'American bibliography' by Charles Evans, the archive includes virtually every work of early American publishing and covers books and broadsides, laws and maps, songs and speeches, and much more.
Coverage: 1639-1800
Publisher: Readex
Full text: Yes
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4 - Early English Books Online
Alternative titles: also known as 'EEBO'
Description: You no longer need to use an ATHENS login to access EEBO. Please login using your normal Library login.
A full-text digital archive of some 130,000 books printed between 1473 and 1700. This consists of virtually every work printed in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, and British North America, and works in English printed elsewhere.
Coverage: 1473 to 1700
Publisher: Proquest
Full text: Yes
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5 - Ebook Central
Alternative titles: previously known as 'EBL Ebook Library'
also known as 'ProQuest Ebook Central'
Description: A full-text e-book database providing access to a small selection of e-book titles Please login for onsite and remote access
Full text: Yes
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6 - E-book Collection via EBSCOHost
Alternative titles: previously known as 'Netlibrary'
Description: A full-text e-book collection providing access to over 3,500 titles
Publisher: EBSCO
Full text: Yes
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7 - Eighteenth Century Collections Online, Parts 1 & 2
Alternative titles: also known as '18th Century Collections Online'
also known as 'ECCO'
Description: A full-text digital archive of over 200,000 books printed between 1701 and 1800. In essence, every significant title printed in the United Kingdom and the former British territories is available, along with thousands of important works from the Americas.
Coverage: 1701 to 1800
Publisher: Gale
Full text: Yes
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8 - German Digital Library
Alternative titles: also known as 'Deutsche Digitale Bibliothek'
also known as 'DDB'
Description: The DDB aims to be a central, national portal providing unrestricted access to millions of digitised books, archives, images, sculptures, pieces of music and other sound documents, as well as films and scores, from all over Germany.
Full text: Yes
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Access: This is an open access resource. It can be accessed via the following URL:
https://auth.nls.uk/eresources/goto/223
9 - Knowledge Unlatched Pilot Collection
Description: Pilot collection of 28 new open access e-books. Covering topics in the humanities (literature, history) and social sciences (politics, media and communications), from 13 respected scholarly publishers.
Publisher: Jisc
Full text: Yes
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Access: This is an open access resource. It can be accessed via the following URL:
https://auth.nls.uk/eresources/goto/220
10 - Making of Modern Law
Description: A full-text digital archive of over 22,000 legal treatises on US and British law published from 1800 through 1926. The collection consists of 10 million pages of critical legal history, from casebooks, local practice manuals, form books, works for lay readers, pamphlets, letters, speeches and more.
Coverage: 1800 to 1926
Publisher: Gale
Full text: Yes
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11 - Making of the Modern World
Alternative titles: also known as 'Goldsmiths'-Kress Library of Economic Literature'
previously known as 'Making of the world economy'
Description: A full-text digital archive of over 61,000 works on economics and business published from 1450 through 1850. Drawing from the Goldsmiths-Kress Library of Economic Literature, this collection consists of over 12 million pages.
Coverage: 1450 to 1850
Publisher: Gale
Full text: Yes
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12 - OECD iLibrary
Alternative titles: also known as 'OECD iLibrary'
Description: OECD iLibrary is the online library of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) featuring its books, papers and statistics and is the gateway to OECD’s analysis and data.
Publisher: OECD
Full text: Yes
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13 - Official Publications Online
Alternative titles: also known as 'OPO'
Description: Offers online access to UK Parliamentary publications, primary and secondary legislation, House and Command papers and gazettes.
Publisher: TSO
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Access: Access to this resource is restricted to our Edinburgh reading rooms and to Kelvin Hall, Glasgow.
14 - Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
Alternative titles: previously known as 'Dictionary of national biography'
also known as 'Oxford DNB'
also known as 'Online DNB'
also known as 'ODNB'
also known as 'DNB'
Description: An online dictionary containing in-depth descriptons of the lives of over 50,000 men and women who have shaped the history of the British Isles and beyond.
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Full text: Yes
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15 - Oxford English Dictionary
Alternative titles: also known as 'OED'
Description: A full-text online dictionary, accepted as the authority on the evolution of the English language over the last millennium
Coverage: 1000 onwards
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Full text: Yes
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