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eBook Collections

The EUI Library provides its users access to ebooks through licensed databases, as well as freely-available content. 

Usage restrictions are different for every ebook provider. For information on restrictions of individual publishers or providers, please refer to the record in the Catalogue (links below) or the providers' web sites. See also the Library's web page on Terms and Conditions of Use for e-resources. For questions on specific usage restrictions contact: euiref@eui.eu .

Additional ebook resources:

  • The Free Scholarly E-Resources web page has a section on ebook collections
  • e-Book: Search for ebooks in the EUI Library collection by title, author, ISBN or online platform
  • New e-Books: Monthly lists of individual e-book titles added to the Library Catalogue

Licensed eBook Collections

ACLS Humanities E-Book

ACLS Humanities EbookThe ACLS Humanities E-Book (HEB) is a growing collection of over 4,400 ebooks of major importance in the Humanities. All parts of the world and all periods are included. The fields currently included in the database are Area Studies, Historical Studies, Art History, Literature, Political Science and Religion. 

  • Restrictions: Users may print or download up to 3 pages at a time.
  • Titles in the Catalogue? YES -- Browse by title
 

Bloomsbury Collections

BloomsburyBloomsbury Collections contains over 5,000 titles, featuring content from Bloomsbury’s latest research publications as well as a 100+ year legacy including Hart Publishing, Continuum, T&T Clark, Bristol Classical Press, Berg and The Arden Shakespeare. The Library subscribes to Hart Collection and History Collection..

 

Titles in the Catalogue? YES -- Browse by title (both collections)

 

Brill E-Books

Brill OnlineBrill E-Books offers access to ebooks covering Humanities and International Law from Brill publishers. The EUI Library has selected individual titles of interest to EUI members. New titles are added regularly to the collection.

  • Restrictions: Users may print or save an individual chapter for personal use only.

  • Titles in the Catalogue? YES -- Browse by title

 

Cambridge Books Online (Cambridge University Press)

Cambridge University PressCambridge Books Online offers access to ebooks from Cambridge University Press. The EUI Library has selected individual titles of interest to EUI members. Additional titles are regularly added to the collection.

  • Restrictions: Users may print one chapter per title or up to 20% of the pages in the total collection, whichever is the greater during any given four-week period; Users may copy and paste one chapter of each title or up to 5% of the pages in the total collection, whichever is the grater during any given 4-week period.

  • Titles in the Catalogue? YES -- Browse by title

 

Cambridge Histories Online

CHOThe Cambridge Histories Online and offers access to the print editions published since the 1960s. It contains over 350 printed volumes published since 1960 covering different areas in History and is updated continuously with new volumes as soon as they are published. 

 

  • Restrictions: Print, copy and download permissions may vary depending on the sensitivity and rights available for the content. Unless otherwise stated in the Terms of Use, users may make copies (printed or otherwise) of one chapter or up to 5% of the pages from each Cambridge Histories Online title, whichever is the greater.

  • Titles in the Catalogue? YES -- Browse by title

 

De Gruyter eBooks

degruyterOnline platform for full-text ebooks published by De Gruyter. The EUI Library only subscribes to a selection of titles. Additional titles are regularly added to the collection.

 

Digitale Bibliothek (selected titles)

A collection of of selected Digitale Bibliothek titles on CD-ROM. These CD-ROMs are available for loan from the Library Loan Desk.

 

Directory of Open Access Books - DOABOA

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Directory of peer-reviewed Open Access books released by various academic publishers.

  • Titles in Catalogue? No

 

 

EBL Ebook Library

EBLEBL is a platform for full-text ebooks from a wide range of publishers. The EUI Library has selected individual titles of interest to EUI members. Additional titles are regularly added to the collection.

The EBL platform has been migrated to the new ProQuest Ebook Central portal.

 
  • Restrictions: Users may print up to 20% of a book (number of pages varies by title), and copy/paste up to 5% of the text of a book.

  • Access: Restricted to current EUI members

  • Titles in the Catalogue? YES -- browse by title

 

Ebsco eBook Collection

 Ebsco eBooksEbsco eBook Collection is a platform for full-text ebooks from a wide range of publishers. The EUI Library has selected individual titles of interest to EUI members. Additional titles are regularly added to the collection.

  • Restrictions: Users may print up to 60 pages (number may vary due to publisher-specified limits).

  • Titles in the Catalogue? YES -- Browse by title

 

ECCO: Eighteenth Century Collections Online (Gale)

ECCODigital edition of The Eighteenth Century microfilm set, which includes every significant English-language and foreign-language title printed in the United Kingdom, along with many important works from the Americas, between 1701 and 1800.

  • Restrictions: Users may print or download up to 250 pages at a time.

  • Titles in the Catalogue? YES (searchable by title, author, subject)

 

EEBO: Early English Books Online (ProQuest)

EEBOEarly English Books Online (EEBO) provides full-text images of almost all the books printed in England and her colonies from the beginning of printing to 1700 (about 125,000 titles). EEBO includes the items listed in Pollard & Redgrave's Short-Title Catalogue (1475-1640), Wing's Short-Title Catalogue (1641-1700), the Thomason Tracts (1640-1661), and additional supplementary materials.

  • Titles in the Catalogue? No

 

Elsevier handbooks in Economics

ElsevierHandbooksEconomicsThe Handbooks in Economics series provides reference sources in the various branches of economics.
The EUI Library has access to a selection of titles only. 

 

Franz Steiner eLibrary

Franz Steiner Verlag eLibraryThe EUI Library has access to a selection of eBook titles form Franz Steiner Verlag eLibrary.

 

 

GVRL: Gale Virtual Reference Library (Gale)

Gale Virtual Reference Library buttonThe Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL) is a cross-searchable platform of reference books. The EUI Library has access to a selection of ebook titles only. 

 

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Humanities Digital Library 

Humanities Digital LibraryThe Humanities Digital Library is the open access library and catalogue for books published by the School of Advanced Study, University of London. A selection of ebook titles from the History collection is regularly added to the Catalogue. 

 

Titles in the Catalogue? YES - browse by title

 

JSTOR eBooks

Books are integrated with journal articles and primary sources on JSTOR’s platform.

 

Knowledge UnlatchedOA

Knowledge Unlatched

A selection of academic books made accessible under Open Access license through cooperation of a number of universities, including the EUI. 

 

 

Loeb Classical Library

Loeb Classical LibraryDigital edition of the Loeb Classical Library offering online access to important works of Greek and Latin literature alongside English translations.  
The digital library is normally updated twice a year, spring and fall, when new Loeb print books are published. The contents of the print books are mirrored in the digital library. Some formatting has necessarily changed for the digital environment, such as footnotes, but the page numbers and the substantive content are identical.

 

 

Making of the Modern World (Gale)

Making of the Modern WorldMOMW brings together of 2 collections of primary source material in a single search. MOMW Part I draws on the Goldsmiths'-Kress Library of Economic Literature 1450-1850, with digital facsimile images on 61,000 works of literature on economic and business published from 1450 through 1850. MOMW Part II includes works published from 1851 through 1914. Full-text searching and Text-Mining on the more than 11 million pages is now possible within this vast collection of material on commerce, finance, social conditions, politics, industrialization, trade and transport.

  • Restrictions: Users may print or download up to 250 pages at a time.

  • Titles in the Catalogue (Part 1, 1450-1850)? NO

  • Titles in the Catalogue (Part 2, 1851-1914)? NO 

 

Nomos eLibrary

Nomos eLibraryNomos eLibrary offers access to ebooks from Nomos.  The EUI Library offers access to selected individual titles of interest to EUI members. Additional titles are regularly added to the collection.

 

OpenBook PublishersOA

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Along with access to the complete Open Access platform, the Library offers a selection of purchased eBooks in PDF and ePub format. 

 

 

OpenEdition

Open EditionAlong with access to the complete OA platform, the Library catalogue offers a selection of ebook titles with additional service such as PDF and ePub format. 

 

 

Oxford Handbooks Online

Oxford Handbooks OnlineThis is a collection of subject-based research guides containing in-depth, high-level articles by scholars at the top of their field. Each Handbook offers introductions to topics, a critical survey of the current state of scholarship in a particular field of study, and a review of the key issues and major debates. The EUI Library subscribes to four subject collections: Economics & Finance, History, Law and Political Science. New titles are added to the collection every month.

 

Oxford Reference Online (Oxford University Press)

Oxford Reference OnlineThis is a "single cross-searchable web database which brings together over 250 well-known and trusted dictionaries and reference books, plus an Encyclopedia". Additional titles are added to the collection throughout the year.

 

Oxford Scholarship Online (Oxford University Press)

Oxford ScholarshipThis is a cross-searchable library containing over 6,400 full-text of books in the following modules: Economics & Finance, History, Law, Political Science, Philosophy and Religion. Additional titles are added to each collection throughout the year.

 

Palgrave Connect eBooks

Palgrave ConnectPalgrave Connect offers access to ebooks from Palgrave Macmillan.  The EUI Library offers access to selected individual titles of interest to EUI members. Additional titles are regularly added to the collection.

  • Restrictions: Authorised users may print or save no more than one chapter per title.

  • Titles in the Catalogue? YES -- browse by title

 

Peter Lang eBooks

Peter LangE-books from publisher Peter Lang covering Social Sciences and Humanities. The EUI Library has access to selected titles.

 

 

ProQuest Ebook Central

ProQuest Ebook CentralProQuest Ebook Central platform provides access to ebooks from a wide range of publishers. Additional titles are regularly added to the collection.

All the EBL Ebook Library ebooks have been moved to this new platform.

 

  • Access: Restricted to current EUI members; no access to alumni and external walk-in users

  • Titles in the Catalogue (ProQuest Ebook Central only)? YES -- browse by title

  • Titles in the Catalogue (EBL Ebook Library ebooks)? YES -- browse by title

 

Springer eBooks

SpringerEbookThe SpringerLink platform offers cross-searchable access to ebooks and e-journals published by Springer. EUI access to Springer eBook collections is limited to six subject collections, for titles published in specific copyright years. The EUI Library offers access to Business & Economics (2014 - 2015), Economics & Finance (2016-2017), Mathematics & Statistics (2014-2017), Political Science & International Studies (2016-2017), Law & Criminology (2016-2017), and Engineering (selection of 2013 titles).

 

Taylor & Francis eBooks

Taylor & Francis EbooksTaylor & Francis eBooks platform offers full-text access to ebooks in Humanities, Social Sciences and Law from Taylor & Francis Group and its associated imprints, including Routledge. Full-text access is limited to ebook titles purchased by the EUI.

  • Restrictions: Users may copy/paste up to one thousand (1000) words per eBook or print up to thirty (30) pages per session, for personal use only.

  • Titles in the Catalogue? YES -- browse by title

 

Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht eBooks

Vandenhoeck & RuprechtThe V&R eLibrary platform provides access to eBooks from Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht and V&R unipress in the subject areas of Religion, History, Classics, Philosophy, and other Humanities and Social Sciences. The EUI Library offers access to a selection of titles only.

  • Restrictions: Printing and Copying for research purposes and for personal use: authorised users may print out individual articles or small part  of a work or make electronic copies.

  • Titles in the Catalogue? YES -- browse by title

 

vlex

vlexThis multilingual platform of legislation and case law from over 100 countries contains over 2,700 full-text ebooks and more than 1,500 full-text journals. It also includes an automatic translation tool.

 

Women Writers Online (Women Writers Project)

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Women Writers Online is a full-text collection of early women’s writing in English, published by the Women Writers Project at Northeastern University. It includes full transcriptions of texts published between 1526 and 1850, focusing on materials that are rare or inaccessible. The range of genres and topics covered makes it a truly remarkable resource for teaching and research, providing an unparalleled view of women’s literate culture in the early modern period.

 

Page last updated on 07 June 2017