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De Gruyter LIS Books

Get access to 45 electronic books in Library and Information Science predominantly IFLA publications .

 

Encyclopedia Britannica

Britannica Online academic edition delivers fast and easy access to high quality information in a vast range of subject areas. It provides a single point of access to the full text of the Encyclopædia Britannica plus a range of other titles and databases.

Ebrary

Ebrary academic complete offers access to more than fifty thousand electronic books in all subject areas.

Emerald Business Management and Economics eBook Series

This series currently offers online access to a growing collection of more than 550 volumes from more than 70 book series titles. The series features relevant, international and trusted content in many fields including strategy, economics, accounting and finance and human resource management.

Oxford English Dictionary

The Oxford English Dictionary is the accepted authority on the evolution of the English language over the last millennium.  It is an unsurpassed guide to the meaning-history-pronunciation of over a million words both present and past. It traces the usage of words through 2.5 million quotations from a wide range of international English language sources.

SAGE Research Methods Online (SRMO)

SAGE Research Methods Online (SRMO) is a research methods tool created to help researchers, faculty and students with their research projects. SRMO links researchers to content from  books, book chapters, journals,  reference books, videos etc. 

Researchers can explore methods and concepts to help them design research projects, understand particular methods or identify a new method, conduct their research, and write up their findings. Since SRMO focuses on methodology rather than disciplines, it can be used across the social sciences, health sciences, and more.  Visit the website for more information.

ScienceDirect (ELSEVIER) E-books

ScienceDirect offers 2,002 full-text electronic books across the Physical and Engineering Sciences, Life Sciences, Health Sciences as well as Social Sciences and Humanities.

Science Direct also offers Open Access Journals in humanities, Social Sciences and Sciences

Springer Ebooks

SpringerLink is an integrated full-text database for journals, books, protocols, eReferences, and book series published by Springer. 

NB: you can access only up to 4,095 titles of the Springer collection of e-books (FULL TEXT) through this site.The accessible ones are marked by green boxes.

Taylor & Francis

Get access to Taylor and Francis bestselling ebook titles from twelve key subject areas.

Freely Available Electronic Books

 

Directory of Open Access Books

Welcome to the Directory of Open Access Books whose primary aim is to increase discoverability of Open Access books. This directory has more than 750 books, all of which are in Open Access and meet academic standards. The Directory of Open Access Books is a service of OAPEN Foundation (Open Access Publishing in European Networks). The OAPEN Foundation is an international initiative dedicated to Open Access monograph publishing, based at the National Library in The Hague.

IMF elibrary

We are happy to announce that you now have access to IMF eLibrary where you can access a range of time series data on IMF lending, exchange rates, and other economic and financial indicators. The eLibrary provides in-depth, independent analysis on finance, development, macroeconomics, poverty reduction, trade, globalization, and much more

InTechOpen

Read, download & share more free eBooks and Journals on the following subject areas:

FreeBooks4Doctors

FreeBooks4Doctors was created to promote the free availability of medical books on the Internet.

Medical Student

MedicalStudent.com is a digital library of authoritative medical information for all students of medicine. It contains over 250 medical textbooks arranged alphabetically in topics from Anatomy to Urology. Each textbook included is free to use, in part or in whole.

Online Books

The Online Books Page is a website that facilitates access to books that are freely readable over the Internet. It also aims to encourage the development of such online books, for the benefit and edification of all. The site is hosted by the University of Pennsylvania Libraries. The online books listed on this page have been authored, placed online, and hosted, by a wide variety of individuals and groups throughout the world.

Open Book Publishers

Open Book Publishers was founded in 2008 by a small group of academics at the University of Cambridge. It offers online digital editions free of charge so that students, researchers and members of the public who cannot afford a printed edition can still have access to quality research.

Open Textbook

Open Text Book is a registry of textbooks and related materials which are open,  that is free for anyone to use, reuse and redistribute. It is run by the Open Knowledge Foundation.

Project Gutenberg

Project Gutenberg offers over 36,000 free ebooks to download to your PC, Kindle, iPad, iPhone, Android or other portable device. Choose between ePub, Kindle, HTML and simple text formats.

The World Bank Open Knowledge Repository (OKR)

The World Bank Open Knowledge Repository (OKR)  which was launched in April 2012 is the official World Bank open access repository for its research outputs and knowledge products. It contains research from thousands of works including World Bank published books from 2009-2012; all World Development Reports (WDRs) since 1978;  Policy Research Working Papers (PRWP) from 2009-2012; Economic and Sector Work (ESW) studies from 2009-2012; Journal articles from 2007-2010 published in World Bank Economic Review (WBER) and World Bank Research Observer (WBRO).

Wikipedia

Wikipedia is a multilingual, web-based, free-content encyclopedia project based on an openly editable model. Wikipedia's articles provide links to guide the user to related pages with additional information. It is written collaboratively by largely anonymous Internet volunteers who write without pay.