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eBook collections:

ACLS Humanities E-Book

The ACLS Humanities E-Book (HEB) provides access to the full text of over 2,000 humanities titles.



The MyiLibrary service provides access to e-books purchased on the MyiLibrary platform. The books are also listed on Library Search.

Ovid ebooks

Ovid ebooks includes the full text of a range of medical and nursing titles.

Springer eBook Collection

The Springer ebook Collection includes access to over 6,500 books published since the 1980's. These titles are also included in Library Search.

Reference eBooks:

Blackwell Reference Online

Blackwell Reference Online provides access to a large collection of reference works including encyclopaedias, dictionaries, handbooks, guides and companion volumes.

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Gale Virtual Reference Library contains many reference works on a large variety of topics.

Oxford Classical Dictionary

The Oxford Classical Dictionary is a reference work covering all aspects of the Graeco-Roman world. The Dictionary provides coverage of Greek and Roman history, literature, myth, religion, linguistics, philosophy, law, science, art and archaeology, and topics in near eastern studies and late antiquity.

Oxford Language Dictionaries Online

Oxford Language Dictionaries Online provides fully searchable bilingual Chinese, French, German, Italian, Russian and Spanish dictionaries.

Oxford Reference Online

Oxford Reference Online provides access to over 120 reference works covering all subject areas

Historical eBook collections:

Early English Books Online

Early English Books Online (EEBO) contains over 125,000 titles listed in Pollard & Redgrave's Short-Title Catalogue (1475 - 1640), Wing's Short-Title Catalogue (1641-1700) and the Thomason Tracts (1640-1661).

Early English Prose Fiction

(Part of Literature Online) contains over 200 works in English prose by writers from the British Isles from the period 1500-1700.

Early European Books

Early European Books traces the history of printing in Europe from its origins through to the close of the seventeenth century, offering full-colour, high-resolution facsimile images of rare and hard-to-access printed sources.

Eighteenth Century Collections Online

Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO) is the essential tool for 18th century studies, pulling together primary material from over 500 institutions.

JISC Historical Texts

Historical Texts brings together three historically significant collections for the first time: Early English Books Online (EEBO), Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO) and 65,000 texts from the British Library 19th Century collection.

Literature Online

Literature Online is the leading online resource for the study and teaching of literature in English. It is a fully integrated service that combines the texts of over 355,000 literary works with a vast library of key criticism and reference resources.

Nineteenth Century Collections Online

Nineteenth Century Collections Online offers primary source collections of the long nineteenth century sourced through partnerships with libraries.

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