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Electronic Books

HUL's Choice Collections:

  • Ebscohost eBook Collection - a collection of over 110,000 electronic books from top publishers.
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  • ACLS Humanities E-Book - cross-searchable, full-text titles across the humanities and related social sciences, from the 1880s through the present.
  • APA eBooks - full text of American Psychological Association books.
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  • Business Expert Press - concise ebooks covering specific areas of business, including supply & operations management, international business, social media, finance, accounting, public relations, and marketing strategy.
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  • ICE Virtual Library - Engineering books.  Titles licensed by the Hofstra University Library are identified with Subscribed content (S) icon.
    Click here for tips on downloading these ebooks.
  • LWW Health Library - Premium basic sciences ebooks for medical and health curriculum.  Courtesy of the Health Sciences Library of the School of Medicine.
  • Loeb Classical Library - Greek and Latin texts alongside English translations.
  • OECD Economic Surveys - the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development's periodic reviews of member and non-member economies.
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  • Richard K. Miller Business Handbooks - market research reports in the fields of energy, healthcare, and consumer markets.
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  • ScienceDirect (Elsevier) eBook Collection - covering the science, technology, and health sciences disciplines.  Though this collection contains more eBooks than those HUL licenses, this link will take you to our subscribed and open access title list.
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  • Springer Engineering eBook Collection - a collection of over 650 electronic books in the engineering discipline.
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Recommended Publicly Available Sites:

See the Open-Access Resources Libguide for more information on some of the sources listed below.
DOAB (Directory of Open Access Books)
DPLA (Digital Public Library of America)
Google Books Search and preview millions of books from libraries and publishers worldwide using Google Book Search.
HathiTrust Over 5 million volumes from various large United States libraries.
Nassau Digital Doorway Ebook lending library for anyone possessing a library card for a public library in the nassau library system.
National Academy Press 4,000+ books, including newly published books.

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