Cambridge Books Online offers access to eBooks from their world-renowned publishing program, covering subjects from all disciplines across science, technology and medicine, as well as humanities and social sciences.
CRCnetBASE, a Science, Technology, and Medicine eBook platform from CRC Press, offers a comprehensive eBook collection that delivers more than 9,300 references in over 350 subject areas and more than 40 collections.
Full-text searching and retrieval of over 35,000 titles in various disciplines, with a rich “information toolset.” Browser plug-in required. Printing and copying from ebrary are allowed, although particular titles may have print/copy page limits.
Google Book Search is a tool that searches the full text of books that Google scans and stores in its digital database. It provides online access to full text of public domain and out-of-copyright books, reproduced either from text provided by publishers or by the libraries. In Google Book Search, the user may view pages from the book, find out 'more about this book', examine content-related advertisements, and use links to the publisher's web site and booksellers. For books under copyright, Google limits the number of viewable pages and attempts to prevent page print and text copying.
Knovel provides access to over 2,000 leading reference works and databases from over 50 international publishers and professional societies through a single interface. Includes the ability to search numeric data. Some books have interactive tables.
About 26,000 e-books (as of June 2009) from notable publishers including Springer, Oxford University Press, Cambridge University Press, and others. Works best in Internet Explorer (Windows) and Safari (Macintosh).
Containing more than 4,000 titles, the National Academies Press (NAP) was created by the National Academies to publish the reports issued by the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, the Institute of Medicine, and the National Research Council. The NAP publishes more than 200 books a year on a wide range of topics in science, engineering, and health, capturing the most authoritative views on important issues in science and health policy.
Offers comprehensive coverage of the full range of scientific disciplines, including those published under the renowned Pergamon and Academic Press imprints, over 5,300 monograph and series books are now fully integrated with journals, book series, handbooks and reference works on ScienceDirect.
Wiley has nearly 10,000 books online and hundreds of multi-volume reference works. Stanford has purchased a large number of science and engineering titles. View chapter summaries, download PDFs, save publications and chapters, search for related content, export citations, and click through to references.