E-Books

KNU SUBSCRIPTIONS

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Oxford Scholarship e-Book Collection

OUP Scholarship Online: 57 e-Books

Full Text Access


OPEN SOURCE RESOURCES

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Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB)

The primary aim of DOAB is to increase discoverability of Open Access books. The directory is open to all publishers who publish academic, peer reviewed books in Open Access.

15696 Academic peer-reviewed books and chapters from 307 publishers.

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HathiTrust (Digital Library)

The mission of HathiTrust is to contribute to research, scholarship, and the common good by collaboratively collecting, organizing, preserving, communicating, and sharing the record of human knowledge. There are more than 140 members in HathiTrust, and membership is open to institutions worldwide.

Collections are a way to group items for public or private use. The full-text of items within a collection can be searched independently of the full library.

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ITU iLibrary (International Telecommunication Union)

Every year, the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) publishes around 40 new titles specifically focused on science and technology. In particular the following topics are covered: Accessibility Broadband Broadcasting Climate Change Cybersecurity eHealth Emergency Communications Internet Technologies Maritime Networks Space Research and Satellite Communication Radiocommunication and Spectrum Management

TU iLibrary offers wide ranging research and knowledge to Universities, Corporates, Govt. NGO etc. Coverage: 465 e-book titles with 4220 chapters

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National Academic Press - Free e-books

The National Academies Press (NAP) publishes the reports of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. The NAP publishes more than 200 books a year.

It offers more than 8,500 titles in PDF format. Almost all of these PDFs can be downloaded for free by the chapter or the entire book.

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SpringerOpen open access books

It offers authors the option to publish open access books and chapters in a wide range of areas within science, technology and medicine (STM) and within the humanities and social sciences (HSS).

Anyone worldwide can download open access research, which ensures one's work is visible to the widest possible users.

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Oxford open access books

Open Access e-Books in the field of Humanities and Social Sciences.