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Published and licenced e-books:

Name of Service Subject Coverage
The Academic Library Culture and Media Studies
Apress Professional & Applied Computing
Blackwell Reference Online Business, Management, Economics, Psychology and Sociology
Books24x7 Business, Computing and IT
CREDOreference Multidisciplinary
Dawsonera Multidisciplinary
Early European Books Multidisciplinary
Ebook Central Academic Complete Multidisciplinary
EBSCO Academic e-book Collection Multidisciplinary
EBSCO e-books (formerly NetLibrary) Multidisciplinary
Elsevier eLibrary Health, midwifery, nursing
Lexis®Library (formerly LexisNexis Butterworths) Law and Taxation
PsycBOOKS Psychology
OECD iLibrary Taxation Taxation
Taylor & Francis eBooks Education and educational research
Westlaw UK Law
World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) e-library Tourism

With the exception of titles in the Books24x7, Lexis®Library (formerly LexisNexis Butterworths) and World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) e-library collections, entries to individual e-book titles can also be found on the Library Catalogue.

Freely available e-books:

The sites listed below are freely accessible and as such the Library has no influence on the content or access. In addition the Library cannot troubleshoot access problems, or communicate with the service provider on your behalf.

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Name of Service Subject Coverage
American Mathematical Society Mathematics
Bartleby.com Reference, verse, fiction and non fiction
Biodiversity Heritage Library Biodiversity
Classic Reader Classic books, plays and short stories
Cornell University Historical Monographs Collection Multidisciplinary
Directory of Open Access Books Multidisciplinary
EU Bookshop European Union publications
Eurostat EU Statistics
Free Books Multidisciplinary
Freebooks4doctors Medicine
FreeComputerBooks.com Computing
FreeTechBooks.com Computing
Google Book Search Multidisciplinary. Some books available in fulltext but mostly able to browse up to 20% of the content
HathiTrust Digital Library Arts, humanities, sciences and social sciences
House of Commons Library Research Papers Government
National Academies Press Science
OnlineProgrammingBooks.com Computing
O'Reilly Open Books Computing
Oxford Text Archive Literature, Language and Linguistics
Project Gutenberg Multidisciplinary
Read Print Literature
Turning the Pages Multidisciplinary
UC Press E-Books Collection Multidisciplinary
UK Government publications Government
Universal Digital Library Multidisciplinary
University of Chicago Digital Activities & Collections Multidisciplinary
University of Pennsylvania list of free online books Multidisciplinary
University of Virginia Electronic Text Center Multidisciplinary