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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 eResources.
For questions on specific usage restrictions contact: [email protected].

ACLS Humanities EBookACLS Humanities eBook
The ACLS Humanities eBook (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. 



Bloomsbury CollectionsBloomsbury
Bloomsbury 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 currently subscribes to the Hart Collection only and has selected titles from the History Collection.


Brill eBooks
Brill eBooks 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.


Cambridge University Press
Cambridge Books Online (Cambridge University Press)
Cambridge 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.


Cambridge Histories Online
The 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. 

degreuyterDe Gruyter eBooks
Online 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)digitale bibliothek
A collection 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 - DOABdoab-edited
Directory of peer-reviewed Open Access books released by various academic publishers.



Duncker and Humblot eLibraryduncker big
The EUI Library has access to a selection of eBook titles from Duncker and Humblot eLibrary.




Ebsco eBook Collection Ebsco eBooks
Ebsco 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.


ECCOECCO: Eighteenth Century Collections Online (Gale)
Digital 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.

EEBOEEBO: Early English Books Online (ProQuest)
Early 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.


Elgaronline includes all new Edward Elgar Publishing scholarly monographs, journals, original reference books and handbooks, covering the social sciences and law. 
The EUI Library has access only to a selection of titles in the Law collection.

ElsevierElsevier handbooks in Economics
The 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 eLibraryFranzSteinerVerlag_eLibrary
The EUI Library has access to a selection of eBook titles from Franz Steiner Verlag eLibrary.



GVRL: Gale Virtual Reference Library (Gale)Gale Virtual Reference Library
The 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. 

Humanities Digital LibraryHumanities Digital Library 
The 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. 


jstor_logo.png__250x250_q75_subsampling-2JSTOR eBooks
Books are integrated with journal articles and primary sources on JSTOR’s platform. The EUI Library subscribes to a selection of titles. Additional titles are regularly added to the collection.

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



Loeb Classical LibraryLoeb Classical Library
Digital 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.


galeMaking of the Modern World (Gale)
MOMW 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.



Nomos eLibraryNomos eLibrary
Nomos 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.

open-access-ebooksOpen Access E-Books (selected titles)
A growing collection of freely available titles in the area of Humanities and Social Sciences. Publishers include Springer Link, UCL Press, Brill, Cambridge University Press, and other academic publishers.



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



OpenEdition open edition squareAlong 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 OnlineOxford Handbooks Online
This 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)oxfordreference
This 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 onlineOxford Scholarship Online (Oxford University Press)
This 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.


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



Project Muse eBooksproject muse
Project Muse platform provides access to ebooks from a wide range of publishers. The EUI Library has access to selected titles.



ProQuest Ebook Central
Proquest squareProQuest 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.



SpringerSpringer eBooks
The SpringerLink platform offers cross-searchable access to ebooks and e-journals published by Springer. Palgrave Macmillan imprints are included as well.  EUI access to Springer eBook collections is limited to seven subject collections, for titles published in specific copyright years.



Taylor & Francis EbooksTaylor & Francis eBooks
Taylor & 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.



University Press Scholarship eBooks
University Press Scholarship eBooks in 2011, Oxford University Press launched University Press Scholarship Online (UPSO), a ground-breaking online library bringing works from the world’s best university presses onto a single, easy-to-use resource. The EUI Library offers access to a selection of titles only. 


Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht squareVandenhoeck & Ruprecht eBooks
The 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.



wileyWiley eBooks
Wiley Online Library platform provides access to ebooks. The EUI Library has access to selected titles.




WomensWritersProject-100x100Women Writers Online (Women Writers Project)
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 20 November 2018