For any questions about the e-book resources listed below, please contact Acquisition Librarian firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you!
JSTOR is providing free access to over 20,000 ebooks through the end of June. You can access simply by searching JSTOR as usual, and selecting the "Book Chapters" filter on the right-hand side of the search results. The books can be downloaded as PDFs or read on-line. By clicking on the chapter title, you can see information about the book and its other chapters. (JSTOR is also opening up additional journal content until June, see link).
Ebook Central has partnered with more than 110 publishers (including SAGE) to support libraries in providing unlimited access to Ebook Central holdings for all patrons through their library at no extra charge through mid-June. This means that all current licenses including single-user and three-user models have automatically converted to unlimited access for that period.The unlimited access also applies to additional titles purchased through mid-June.
EBSCO is expanding access to ebooks for the semester! In addition to our regularly available ebooks, the whole eBook Academic Collection is available. EBSCO is also making available all books in their Harvard Business Review Collection until May 31st. To search primarily newly temporarily available books, go to the eBook Academic Collection (EBSCOhost) page. To search all Ebooks titles we own and those through June, go to the eBook Collection (EBSCOhost) page.
The R2 Digital Library is a permanent part of our collection, added just recently! It currently offers approximately 9,0000 ebook titles and 30 OER t titles from a variety of publishers in the health sciences, including nursing, medicine, and allied health, along with cross-referenced materials. Books can be searched, read online or Epub downloaded. Use the above link to browse by a multitude of topics or search by keyword directly.
Until the June 30th! Includes an expansive range of SAGE eBook and eReference content, including scholarly monographs, reference works, handbooks, series, professional development titles, as well as business case studies, and back to SAGE streaming video making this a social sciences digital library.
MIT press is allowing schools to access their books for free online though the end of the semester on The MIT Press Direct website to help with remote learning. Key subject areas covered in the complete collection include art and architecture, biomedical sciences, business and finance, computer science, cognitive science, design, education, environment, game studies, humanities, information science, linguistics, neuroscience, new media, philosophy, and social sciences.
zyBooks (from Wiley) is offering free access to its interactive books and web content for the rest of the Spring semester, to facilitate distance learning in Computer Science, Engineering and Mathematics. The offer will include access to zyLabs (programming labs in C, C++, MATLAB, Java), instructional materials and onbaording sessions. Interested faculty members can browse their catalog for relevant content and then follow the "please fill out this form" link on their Covid-19 Digital Care Package page.
Through June, the Internet archive is making a selection of books available for instant download. This library includes many 20th century literary classics that might not be available via other platforms. Get a free account on their Sign Up page. Then check out up to 10 books at a time from their National Emergency Library of over 2.5 million books! While textbooks aren't included, both academic and popular books are avalable, the archive focuses on acquiring and digitizing books from the 1920s-1990s that don’t have an ebook otherwise available.
Cambridge is making all of its textbooks and many of its reference materials available via Cambridge Core until May 31st. Most e-books are published while others say "coming soon" ito be published later in the year.