All e-books within the collections listed below are listed individually in our catalog.
See also this LibGuide page for a more complete listing of all of Cornell's e-book packages.
E-books may also be accessible through individual "portals" for each collection, using the links below.
Hundreds of technical books by McGraw-Hill, latest editions of classics such as Marks' Standard Handbook for Mechanical Engineers, Perry's Chemical Engineers Handbook, Standard Handbook for Electrical Engineers, and others.
Books on many IT and programming topics.
The eCommons Digital Repository is open to anyone affiliated with Cornell University as a place to capture, store, index, preserve and redistribute materials in digital format for educational, scholarly, research or historical purposes.
Knovel features online versions of reference materials in the fields of engineering and applied sciences, conference proceedings, and other works. Includes tools, such as interactive tables, equation plotters, graph digitizers, and ability to export to Excel spreadsheets.
Note that Perry's Handbook has moved to McGraw-Hill's Access Engineering.
National Academy Press Books
Includes publications issued by the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, the Institute of Medicine, and the National Research Council.
Morgan & Claypool Colloquium Library of Life Sciences - This collection consists of a library of 50- to 100-page electronic books, each of which synthesizes an important research or development topic, authored by a prominent contributor to the field.
Morgan & Claypool Synthesis Digital Library of Engineering and Computing Science
Contains over 400 lectures on artificial intelligence, communication networks, electrical engineering, human-centered informatics, synthetic biology, and more.
Books on many topics, including computer science.
Royal Society of Chemistry eBook Collection
The RSC eBook Collection is a reference for anyone working in the chemical sciences. Over 700 books spanning 40 years have been digitized as pdf files and made fully searchable.
Safari Books Online
Books published by O'Reilly for programmers and IT professionals. Covers the last three years only. We also get in these books in print.
Access over 10,000 books from 2005 to present in the SpringerLink subject collection: behavioral science, biomedical & life science, chemistry & materials science, computer science, earth & environmental science, engineering, mathematics and statistics, medicine, and physics and astronomy. Includes Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Mathematics, and Physics.