University Library eBook Collections

This list provides access to and information about the eBook Collections provided by the Library.

The Library has over 550,000 eBooks available that can be found by using the Library Search.

All eBooks can be read on screen and extracts printed.

We have indicated where you can download all or part of an eBook to your local PC or other device.

eBook Collection
Description
How much can I download?
Books@Ovid

Major texts from medicine, nursing and pharmacology.

You can save each book section as a text (.txt) file.

Cambridge Books Online
Selection of 50 Cambridge University Press computer science eBooks.
You can download individual chapters in PDF format.
Cambridge Companions Online
Collections of specially commissioned essays on  major writers, artists, philosophers, topics and periods.
You can download individual chapters in PDF format.
Cambridge Histories Online

Access to all the volumes of the Cambridge Histories series.

You can download individual chapters in PDF format.

Ebrary Academic Complete Collection

Over 60,000 titles covering a wide range of subjects.

You can copy and paste extracts of text. You can print or download a limited number of pages to keep. You can download a Adobe Digital Editions PDF copy of the whole book, which will expire after 14 days.

EBSCO eBook Collection

Titles covering a range of topics (formerly NetLibrary).

Download options are not available, but you can print a limited number of pages.

ECCO (Eighteenth Century Collection Online)

Digital images of every page of 150,000 books published during the 18th Century.

You can download or print up to 250 page images at a time.
EEBO (Early English Books Online)

Over 125,000 English language titles published between 1475 and 1700.

You can download each page as a TIFF or PDF.
Elsevier eLibrary Access to selected core Medical textbooks
Hart Publishing - Law eBooks collection

Over 150 eBooks published by the legal specialists Hart.

Download options are not available, but you can print a limited number of pages.

IEEE-Wiley eBooks Library

All IEEE-Wiley eBooks titles published in the years 1974-2011.
You can download individual chapters in PDF format.

ITER Gateway A collection of books on the Middle Ages and Renaissance period You can download individual chapters in PDF format.
Literature Online (LION)

Over 350,000 literary texts, including fiction, poetry and drama.

You can download the page images as a PDF, or email the text to yourself.

MyiLibrary ebooks

Titles covering a range of topics You can download  or print a limited number of pages.
Oxford Handbooks online Oxford Handbook collections covering Archaeology, Classical Studies, Criminology and Medicine You can download one chapter from each Oxford handbook online title in PDF format
Oxford Reference Online (Premium)

Over 100 well-known dictionary, language reference, and subject reference works published by Oxford University Press.

You can email the text to yourself.
Oxford Scholarship online - eBook collections


Oxford University Press eBook collections covering Law, Business and Management, Classical Studies, Economics and finance, History, Linguistics and Psychology.

You can download one chapter from each Oxford Scholarship Online title in PDF format.
Palgrave Connect eBook collections

eBook collections in Business & Management, Economics & Finance, Education, History, Language & Linguistics, Literature, Media & Culture, Political & International Studies, Social Sciences and Social & Cultural Studies.

You can download whole books in PDF format.
Referex eBooks

Over 200 eBooks on electronic and electrical engineering, and materials and mechanical engineering. Published between 1987 -2008.

You can download individual pages in PDF format.
Safari Books Online

100 titles in the areas of computer science and software design. Download options are not available, but you can print individual pages.

Sage Knowledge eBooks Titles in the areas of criminology, geography and psychology.

You can download individual chapters in PDF format.

 

Springer Link eBook Collections

Over 7,000 titles published between 2005-2010 in the areas of Computer Science, Mathematics, Biomedical and Life Science, and Humanities, Social Science and Law.

You can download individual chapters in PDF format.
Wiley Online Library - eBooks

Titles in the areas of Allergy & respiratory medicine; Cardiology and Cardiovascular medicine;  Endocrinology & Diabetes; and Obstetrics & Gynaeocology.

You can download individual chapters in PDF format.

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