Databases: E-books

  • Science Direct

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    ScienceDirect is one of the world's largest electronic collection of science, technology and medicine full text and bibliographic information. Contains over 1800 journals from the Elsevier Group.

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  • IEEE Xplore

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    Contains all of IEEE´s and IEE´s (The Institution of Electrical Engineers) journals, conference reports and standards. A total of 1.000.000 documents available in full-text. Index and abstracts are retrieved from the INSPEC database. These organizations are considered to be the leading society of researchers in the field of electronics and computing, any where in the world.

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  • Ebook Central / Ebrary

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    Contains more than 100 000 e-books from about a 200 publishers. The database is covering a wide array of subject areas, for example social science, the arts, data technology, engineering, pedagogic.

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  • Oxford English Dictionary Online

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    The OED Online contains the complete text of the 20-volume Second Edition, first published in 1989.

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  • Oxford Reference Online

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    Over 100 of Oxford University Press´reference books within all subject areas.

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  • FreeBooks4Doctors

    Contains over 600 e-books in fulltext. You can search books either by browsing the titel index or by specialty.

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  • Project Gutenberg

    A great many known and important texts freely available. Classical works from the beginning of the century, by authors such as Shakespeare, Poe and Dante. At the present the database contains over 6000 e-books. You can search or browse by author or title.

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  • Projekt Runeberg

    Project Runeberg cotains a collection of digital facsimil editions. At the present the database consists of over 400 titles, alltogether more than 150.000 books- and news-paper pages.

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  • CIAO, Columbia International Affairs Online

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    Columbia International Affairs Online, CIAO, is an information resource for international affairs. It´s considered to be the most comprehensive source for theory and research within this field. The bulk of the content is available in full-text but to some resources only abstracts are available. About 90 institutions contribute to the database content, which includes working papers, conference proceedings, books, journals and other material from 1991 onward.

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  • FAR Online

    Publications from FAR (The Institute for the accountancy profession in Sweden). In Swedish.

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  • Gale Virtual Reference Library

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    Gale Virtual Reference Library offers direct access to 34 well known international reference works within several different subject areas.

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  • Litteraturbanken

    Litteraturbanken is a digital resource that provides electronic versions of a selection of Swedish fiction classics and books in the humanities.

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  • Google Books

    Search the full text of books to find ones that interest you and learn where to buy or borrow them. Some books are available for full view (entire full text); others for limited preview, snippet view or with bibliographic information only. (Text from Google)

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  • Alex Catalogue of Electronic Texts

    ”The Alex Catalogue of Electronic Texts is collection of full text content designed to facilitate and support a person's ongoing liberal arts education by providing the means to access, read, and analyze sets of digitized books, journal articles loosly surrounding the topics of American literature, English literature, and Western philosophy.”

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  • HathiTrust Digital Library

    HathiTrust makes the digitized collections of some of the nation’s great research libraries available for all. HathiTrust was initially conceived as a collaboration of the thirteen universities of the Committee on Institutional Cooperation, the University of California system, and the University of Virginia to establish a repository for those universities to archive and share their digitized collections. HathiTrust will quickly expand to include additional partners and to provide those partners with an easy means to archive their digital content. Currently Digitized (status on feb. 13 2012) 10,056,415 total volumes 5,316,255 book titles 264,637 serial titles 3,519,745,250 pages 451 terabytes 119 miles 8,171 tons 2,767,731 volumes (~28% of total) in the public domain

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  • Lecture Notes in Computer Science

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    Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) is a series of computer science books that has been published by Springer Science+Business Media (formerly Springer-Verlag) since 1973. LNCS reports research results in computer science, especially in the form of proceedings, post-proceedings and research monographs. In addition, tutorials, state-of-the-art surveys and "hot topics" are increasingly being included. As of 2013, LNCS consists of more than more than 7,500 volumes. LNCS is among the largest series of computer science conference proceedings, along with those of ACM, IEEE and USENIX. (Källa: Wikipedia)

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