E-Book Collections

All e-books within the collections listed below are listed individually in our catalog. E-books may also be accessible through individual "portals" for each collection, using the links below.

Engineering Society Digital Libraries
Most engineering societies such as IEEE, ASME, ASCE, SIAM, SPIE, etc. have ebooks available on their websites.  

Access Engineering
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.

Books24x7.com
Books on many IT and programming topics.

Ebsco eBook Collection
Books on many topics, including computer science. Formerly known as NetLibrary. Thousands of recently-published books from selected academic and commercial publishers, and older works in the public domain.

CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics

Engineering Case Studies Online (Alexander Street Press) - over 50 well-known engineering failures covered by 250 hours of streaming video. 

eCommons@Cornell
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
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.

Momentum Press 
Hundreds of engineering ebooks, many designed for use in the classroom as an alternative to expensive textbooks.

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.

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 (Currently Unavailable)
Books published by O'Reilly for programmers and IT professionals. .

SpringerLink eBooks and Archive
Access over 65,000 books from 1842 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.

Wiley eBooks
Access to thousands of ebooks on the Wiley platform starting in 2016. Prior to that we have selected Wiley books online.