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All ebooks are DRM-free with unlimited users and PDF chapter downloads/printing unless indicated otherwise.

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BIOSCIENCENet Base

 

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Unlimited users.

Full access to download this title

Open access: full access to download the title. Creative Commons, CC-BY-NC-ND

 

Accessibility

 

Ebook Help

Cambridge Books Online

Alternative Name(s) & Keywords: Cambridge eBooks

 

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Unlimited users.

 

Can download content in PDF, or send to Kindle reader, dropbox, or Google Drive.

Accessibility

User Guides and Videos

Credo Reference

 

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Unlimited users.  

Using the Platform

 

Accessibility

De Gruyter eBooks

 

 

Unlimited users.

Titles may be read online with Adobe Reader. Both chapters and the entire book may be downloaded in PDF or saved; some may be available in EPUB format.

Access FAQs

 

ePUB and Accessibility FAQ

Ebook Central

Alternative Name(s) & Keywords: Ebook Library; EBL; EBC; ebrary; myilibrary

 

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User restrictions vary by book.

 

Users need to login via EID in order to use Ebook Central even if they are on campus.

The Safari browser is recommended for Mac users. 

Downloading and printing allowances vary by title.

To view Ebook Central ebooks online, you will need the correct version of Adobe Reader installed on your computer. Ebook Central works best with Acrobat Reader version 9 or later.

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User FAQ

EBSCOhost eBook Collection

 

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User restrictions vary by book.

Some access problems have been reported by patrons using Firefox. If you are having trouble seeing books and are using the most current version of Firefox, try using Chrome or Internet Explorer.

Ebook availability and publisher permissions are visible in upper left corner of each ebook record.

Downloading and printing allowances vary by title.

Content can be downloaded in PDF, sent to GoogleDrive, or viewed in the EBSCO mobile app.

To view eBooks online, you will need the correct version of Adobe Reader installed on your computer.

Mac users may want to download the Schubert|it PDF Browser Plugin, a third-party plugin that supports in-browser viewing of PDF files. You may also need an EBSCO account which is free.

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eBook Help

eLibro Colección: Premium 

 

 

Spanish language ebooks. 

 

User restrictions vary by book.

 

Users need to login via EID in order to use Ebook Central even if they are on campus.

The Safari browser is recommended for Mac users. 

Downloading and printing allowances vary by title.

To view Ebook Central ebooks online, you will need the correct version of Adobe Reader installed on your computer. Ebook Central works best with Acrobat Reader version 9 or later.

FAQ

 

Accessibility

Gale eBooks

Alternative Name(s) & Keywords: GVRL Gale Virtual Reference Library

 

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Unlimited users.  

Accessibility

Help

IGI Global eBooks

 

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Unlimited users.

Books are available in PDF and HTML versions, and chapters may be downloaded without DRM restrictions.

Help

JSTOR

 

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Unlimited users.  

Accessibility

Help

MEDICINE netBASE

 

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Unlimited users.

Full access: You have full access to download this title

Open access: You have full access to download the title. Creative Commons, CC-BY-NC-ND

 

Accessibility

 

Ebook Help

Oxford Handbooks Online

 

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Unlimited users.

restricted access

full text access

free access

 

Accessibility statement 

 

Accessibility resources

 

Help

Platform Access Details Printing or Downloading Software and Formats Vendor Accessibility and Help

Project MUSE Premium Collection

 

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Unlimited users.

 

Accessibility

 

Help

R2 Digital Library

 

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1 user per book.

 

Can be accessed with any web-enabled e-Reader. See FAQs for more.

Help

SAGE Knowledge

 

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Unlimited users. 

 

Accessibility

 

Help

Science & Technology eBook Collection

 

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Unlimited users.

 

 

Accessibility

 

Help

ScienceDirect (Elsevier)

 

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Unlimited users. 

 

Permitted uses:

Persistent Linking: Yes

Personal Educational/Research Use: Yes

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Help

Springer LINK

 

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Unlimited users.

Permitted uses:

Persistent Linking: Yes

Personal Educational/Research Use: Yes

Printed versions of University of Texas at Austin-owned ebooks can be purchased for $24.95 by persons with a .utexas email address. The Springer website for an ebook eligible for this purchase will display a message “BUY A PRINT COPY (USD 24.95)” or "MyCopy Softcover Edition 24.95."

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Taylor & Francis eBooks

 

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Unlimited users.

Full access: You have full access to download this title

Open access: You have full access to download the title. Creative Commons, CC-BY-NC-ND

Some titles may have DRM restrictions.

Accessibility

 

Ebook Help

University Press Scholarship Online

Alternative Name(s) & Keywords: Oxford University Press

 

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Unlimited users.

restricted access

unlocked

open access

free access

 

Accessibility statement 

 

Accessibility resources

 

Help

Wiley Online Library

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Unlimited users.

May be read online, printed, and saved as PDFs.

Accessibility

Wiley Online Library Training Hub

World Scientific eBooks

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Unlimited users.

Accessibility

Help

 

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