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What's an eBook?
The library has access to extensive eBook collections providing anywhere access to texts and scholarly resources.
An eBook, also known as an electronic book or digital book, is a book that
exists in electronic form
is available online in a full text format
can be published in a range of file formats such as epub, pdf, mobi or azw.
UON Library eBooks are designed for research and can be read on
smart phone/tablet devices.
Printing, copying and downloading features vary between eBook publishers.
This usually requires your computer or device to have special software installed. VIDEO
The option to download allows you to receive the content from eBooks but
it does not allow you to save the book.
eBooks from all areas of Science, Technology and Medicine.
An independent scholarly press publishing books in the Social Sciences and Humanities. Access via IG Library
Includes corporate case studies, latest trends on leadership, marketing strategies, supply chain, business modeling and project management.
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Access to a range of titles associated with Health, Nursing and Midwifery.
Collections of specially commissioned essays introducing major writers, artists, philosophers, topics and periods. Covers Literature, the Classics, Philosophy, Music, Religion and Culture.
Open access to almost 2500 academic peer-reviewed books that are available under an Open Access license (such as a Creative Commons license).
Subject areas include architecture, business, education, engineering, health, history, philosophy, religion, sciences, and social sciences.
Subject areas include business and economics, computers and IT, education, engineering, history, language, literature, politics, medicine, nursing, and sciences.
Collection of business & management, health, social sciences and humanities ebooks.
Multidisciplinary ebook platform/database covering a wide range of subjects including education, health, business, management, politics, history, literature, and information technology.
Covers Behavioral Science, Business and Economics, Professional and Applied Computing, Physics and Astronomy, Medicine, Mathematics and Statistics, Humanities, Social Sciences and Law, Engineering, Earth and Environmental Science, Computer Science, Chemistry and Materials Science and Biomedical and Life Sciences, published between 2005-2011.
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Medical subject areas of nursing, psychology, gerontology, social work, counseling, public health, and rehabilitation.
Collection of ebooks in Humanities, Social Sciences, Behavioural Sciences, Built Environment, STM and Law.