E-Book Collections

 

E-Book Collections

Collection Description Platforms Licensed
simultaneous
users / copies
ACLS Humanities A subscription to more than 4,500 select scholarly monographs originally published between 1857 and 2014, mainly in the humanities and social sciences. ACLS Unlimited
Association of Canadian University Presses (ACUP) Over 2,000 titles from Canadian university presses published between 2014-2016, in English or French. ScholarsPortal   Four types of title-specific ACUP licenses: single user (SUPO limited copy/download permitted); single user plus (SUPO+ no copy/download permitted); multiple users; or open access (unlimited). 
Cambridge Books Online A static collection of more than 2,500 Cambridge University Press titles published between 1995 and 2010. ScholarsPortal   
ebrary
Unlimited
Canadian Public Documents Collections A growing collection with over 40,000 documents in French and/or English on policy and health by Canadian research institutes, government agencies, and universities. desLibris
 
Unlimited
Canadian Publishers' Collection A static collection of over 8,000 titles, in English or French, from 47 Canadian trade and scholarly publishers, including university presses, most published between 1960 to 2008.  desLibris Unlimited
Canadian Trade Publishers Collection A subscription to 7,000 trade titles, in English or French, from 1960 to the present.
 
ScholarsPortal   
ebrary
Unlimited
Center for Research Libraries Links to more than 20,000 multilingual works in the Digital Delivery System includes rare materials, transcripts, and dissertations. Select "Electronic Resources" then "Digital Collections." Center for Research Libraries Unlimited
Chicago Manual of Style Style guide. Chicago Unlimited
CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics Ready reference for chemical and physical data. CRC Two
Credo Reference Over 100 dictionaries and encyclopedias. Credo Unlimited
Duke University Press Backlist and frontlist with over 2,000 books from Duke University Press from the 1980s to present. ScholarsPortal
Duke
Unlimited
E-books on EBSCOhost Over 7,000 e-books, most shared with other institutions and a small number of individually acquired recent titles.  Some older public domain books with unlimited access.  Borrowable or non-borrowable.  EBSCOhost Shared collections: Usually one, sometimes two or three copies.  Individually acquired titles: one copy.
Early Canadiana Online Books, periodicals, and government publications in English, French, and indigenous languages from pre-colonial times to the 1920s. Canadiana Unlimited
Early English Books Online (EEBO) Over 130,000 works in printed in English between 1473 and 1700. Cross searchable with ECCO. Chadwyck (EEBO) Unlimited
 
Eighteenth Century
Collections Online (ECCO)
Over 135,000 books published in the 18th century, primarily in English. Cross searchable with EEBO. These are not in TOPCAT. Gale (ECCO) Unlimited
InteLex Past Masters Provides access to 100 primary source full-text multilingual editions of works by seminal figures including works by Jeremy Benthan, Karl Marx, and Mary Wollstonecraft. InteLex Unlimited
Internet Archive Canada (ScholarsPortal) Over 400,000 multilingual public domain texts from the collections of Ontario's university libraries. Available to all. These are not in TOPCAT. ScholarsPortal Unlimited
Making of America (MoA) A free resource of 10,000 imprints on American social history from antebellum to  reconstruction. MoA Unlimited
Nursing Books@OVID A small number of critical reference books for nursing including Lippincott's. OVID Unlimited
OECD A subscription to all OECD books, reports, annuals, and statistical databases, mostly in English and French. OECD Unlimited
Oxford Digital Reference Shelf Over 30 in-depth reference sources including Oxford Classical Dictionary.  A good starting point for conducting more comprehensive research on a specific topic. Oxford Reference Unlimited
ProQuest Ebook Central Publisher collections (e.g. Cambridge) and individually acquired recent e-books.  Borrowable or non-borrowable. ProQuest Ebook Central Usually either one (for individually purchased e-books) or unlimited (for e-books in publisher collections).
Sage Knowledge About 3,800 titles in the social sciences, mostly monographs, reference works, and handbooks. Sage Unlimited
ScholarsPortal Books Over 200,000 e-books including individual titles, publishers' collections, and open access titles. ScholarsPortal One or unlimited
Springer Over 6,000 titles published between 2005 and 2013 covering a wide range of subjects, mostly in the sciences. Springer ScholarsPortal Unlimited
Taylor & Francis More than 12,000 titles published between 1933 and 2011 across all disciplines. ebrary
Taylor&Francis
Unlimited
University Press Scholarship Online (UPSO) Oxford Over 15,000 university press titles, principally from Oxford but also some from partner presses California, Edinburgh, Florida, Kentucky, Fordham, Cairo, Hong Kong, Manchester and Policy Press (Bristol).  Partner presses backlist to 2013, Oxford UP backlist to current year. ScholarsPortal UPSO Oxford
ebrary
Unlimited. Some Oxford books licensed through CRKN are only available through ScholarsPortal and/or ebrary and may have DRM restrictions. 
Very Short Introductions (VSI) Concise introductions to a wide variety of subjects. VSI One