Tag: eBooks

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Knowledge Unlatched Pilot Collection to become Open Access

March 11th, 2014 at 10:03

“Knowledge Unlatched (KU) is pleased to announce that its Pilot Collection of 28 new books (including one joint-edited by Alan Sommerstein) from 13 recognised scholarly publishers will become Open Access. The KU Pilot Collection is the first step in creating a sustainable route to Open Access for Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS) books. Support from [...]

Getty Publications launches Virtual Library: free access to 250 backlist titles (Read Online or Download)

January 24th, 2014 at 12:01

“Getty Publications [has] launched a Virtual Library, providing free online access to more than 250 of its backlist titles. The books are available to read online or download as PDFs. The publications, the earliest of which dates from 1966, span the Getty’s rich publishing history, and include collection catalogues that highlight masterpieces from Getty collections, [...]

New database resources / trial

July 29th, 2013 at 11:07

We have added 3 new resources to the eLibrary Gateway.  2 are permanent and 1 is a one-month trial.  The two permanent services are: 1) Oxford Handbooks Online (OHO)  – we have access to three collections: Archaeology, Classical Studies and History. OHO brings together the world’s leading scholars to write review essays that evaluate the [...]

eBook database trial: University Press Scholarship Online (UPSO)

May 10th, 2013 at 08:05

We have a trial for the University Press Scholarship Online (UPSO) eBook database: “University Press Scholarship Online offers 11,000+ titles available in 25 subject areas. View the complete title list for University Press Scholarship Online Partner presses: Oxford Scholarship Online Cairo Scholarship Online California Scholarship Online Chicago Scholarship Online Edinburgh Scholarship Online Florida Scholarship Online Fordham Scholarship [...]

eBook database trials: Taylor & Francis eBooks, Cambridge eBooks

May 2nd, 2013 at 10:05

1) Taylor & Francis eBooks: offers instant access to the world’s premier Humanities, Social Sciences, Behavioural Sciences, Built Environment, STM and Law content — from renowned imprints such as Routledge, Psychology Press and Focal Press. There are more than 30,000 titles available. The trial lasts until 24th May. Access is via the eLibrary Gateway or [...]

OAPEN (Open Access Publishing in European Networks)

March 9th, 2012 at 08:03

OAPEN (Open Access Publishing in European Networks) is a collaborative initiative to develop and implement a sustainable Open Access publication model for academic books in the Humanities and Social Sciences. The OAPEN Library aims to improve the visibility and usability of high quality academic research by aggregating peer reviewed Open Access publications from across Europe.

Living Book Project: bridging the gap between the ‘Two Cultures’

November 28th, 2011 at 12:11

“A series of 21 ‘living books’ has been launched online as part of a pioneering initiative designed to provide a bridge between the humanities and the sciences. The Living Books About Life series is written and produced by humanities scholars from universities across the world – from the UK and America to Poland and Australia [...]

Oxford Scholarship Online – new and improved!

November 10th, 2011 at 11:11

Oxford Scholarship Online brings you new content, features, and functionality, to enhance the research experience for users. Users can now: Navigate seamlessly around the site with a brand new look and feel Use new personalization options to speed up the research process Quickly access relevant content with improved search and browse Access seminal and prize-winning [...]

Internet Archive reaches 3 million texts milestone

September 19th, 2011 at 06:09

“Hundreds of libraries reached the milestone of offering 3 million freely downloadable texts yesterday through the Internet Archive website.  Our 3 millionth text is a Galileo pamphlet from the rare book collection of the University of Toronto. Internet Archive has been scanning books since 2005.  We have made approximately 2 million books from 1,000 libraries [...]

Penguin Classics added to LION

September 1st, 2011 at 09:09

The latest release of Literature Online (LION) sees the inclusion of nearly 400 volumes, well over a thousand individual works, from the Penguin Classics series. “Long recognised as the pre-eminent series of scholarly and accessible texts of world literature, the series has been at the heart of the study of literature for over 50 years. [...]