Electronic books and texts
arXiv.org e-print archive
An e-print service which presents papers in physics and related disciplines, mathematics, nonlinear science, computer science, and quantitative biology.
A fully automated electronic archive and distribution server for research papers which functions as a means of communicating ongoing research information in these subject areas.
Faulkner advisory for IT studies
Collection of searchable technology reports for the academic environment, FAITS covers information technology infrastructure, telecom, data networking,
wireless communications, security, enterprise systems, the Internet and World Wide Web, and technology vendors.
Searchable database of Forrester's research publications analyzing technology areas such as new media, computing, software, networking, telecommunications
and the Internet, and projecting how technology trends will affect businesses, consumers, and society. Sometimes called WholeView 2 or RoleView. Access info: Requires Internet Explorer 5.0 or higher, Netscape 6.2, or Safari to access Forrester. User must set up an individual account in Forrester.
HathiTrust Digital Library
A digital repository for the nation's great research libraries that brings together the immense collections of its partner institutions. It 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, and quickly expanded to include additional partners with fast growing treasure of digitized collections.
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IEEE-Wiley eBooks library
Full-text access to hundreds of eBooks on the IEEE Xplore platform. Includes titles published beginning in 1974.
Collection of cross-searchable e-books on engineering topics drawn from dozens of technical publishers and professional societies. Includes professional
handbooks and analytical tools.
National Academies Press
Online books in the physical and social sciences, accessible by subject and with full text searching capability, published since 1980 by The National Academy
Press (NAP). This press was created by the National Academies to publish the reports issued by the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, the Institute of Medicine, and the National Research Council. Also includes information about the Joseph Henry Press, an imprint of the National Academies Press, created with the goal of making books on science, technology, and health more widely available to professionals and the public.
Provides access to downloadable texts of current and draft standards for information coding and exchange, as well as links to standards maintenance organizations
and related resources.
Safari books online
A library of books on information technology, digitized and made available by Safari Books Online in conjunction with the original publishers. Usage info:
Licensed for 5 simultaneous users.
Access to eBooks on optics and photonics. Includes reference books, textbooks, handbooks, tutorial texts, and field guides.
Springer eBook collection: Computer science
Coverage: years 2005-2012
Provides a list of titles in the collection with links to full text.
Synthesis digital library of engineering and computer science
Synthesis: Collection one
Synthesis: Collection two
Synthesis: Collection three
Synthesis: Collection four
An information service for the research, development, and educational community in engineering and computer science. Contains 50- to 200-page self-contained
electronic documents, "lectures", which are organized into a hierarchical structure of disciplines and series. Each is authored by a prominent contributor to the field.