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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 IEEEASMEASCESIAM, 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.

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. 

The eCommons Digital ERepository 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.

Synthesis Collection of Technology (Springer-Nature)
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 O’Reilly ebooks
Computer programming, user manuals, business and management ebooks.

Skillsoft ebooks, videos
Books and videos on many IT and programming topics. If having trouble accessing a book title, on the results screen, click on Books.

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.