eBooks and digital projects


Most e-books are listed in SearchWorks. To find e-books in SearchWorks, limit your search by clicking "Online" under "Access" in the left menu.

The online McGraw Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology. A collection of articles, bibliographies, study guides, dictionaries, etc.

Cambridge Core
Covers subjects from all disciplines across science, technology and medicine, as well as humanities and social sciences.

Contemporary Mathematics
Series of high-quality, refereed proceedings written by recognized experts in their fields. Volumes draw from worldwide conferences and symposia sponsored by the American Mathematical Society and other organizations.

A collection of online databases providing access to some of the world's major reference works, scientific journals, and other resources. Search by keyword, author, title, or ISBN.

Current Developments in Mathematics
Proceedings of a seminar sponsored jointly by the departments of mathematics of Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Proceedings from 2002-2010 are available online via Project Euclid.

Ebook Central
Multidisciplinary collection of e-books. Find relevant e-books and chapters; search within the book; highlight and take notes in your online copy; and more.

Handbooks in science and engineering covering a variety of subjects including: adhesives, coatings, sealants & inks; aerospace & radar technology; biochemistry, biology, & biotechnology; chemistry & chemical engineering; civil engineering & construction materials; electrical & power engineering; environment & environmental engineering; mechanics & mechanical engineering; metals & metallurgy; and plastics & rubber.

Multidisciplinary resource. Includes books from nearly 200 publishers, including Cambridge University Press; Elsevier Inc.; Oxford University Press; Springer Publishing; Taylor & Francis/CRC Press; and Wiley.

National Academies Press
Freely available e-books. For subject specific resources, try computers and information technology; engineering and technology; and math, chemistry, and physics.

Safari Books Online
Titles in computer science, programming, and technology. Seven simultaneous-user limit. Please log out when done!

Multidisciplinary resource. Search by keyword or title to find relevant resources. Subscribed titles have a dark green key subscribed next to the title. Includes the following encyclopedias:

Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM)
Currently there are 200 works published over the past five decades, with another 200 scheduled to be added over the year. Individual chapters are available for download as PDF files.

Multidisciplinary resource. Search by keyword or title to find relevant resources. Includes the following book series:

Synthesis Digital Library of Engineering and Computer Science
E-book series that synthesizes important research or development topics, authored by an expert contributor to the field. Subject areas include computer & information science; general engineering, technology, & mathematics; and signal processing & communications.

Wiley Online Library
Multidisciplinary collection of online resources covering life, health and physical sciences, social science, and the humanities. Not all titles are available. Look for the open lock indicator. Includes:

World Scientific 
Titles are available from the following collections: computer science, engineering, environmental science, materials science, and nanotechnology and nanoscience.

Digital projects

Cornell University Library Historical Mathematics Monographs
Collection of selected mathematics monographs with expired copyrights, digitally scanned for preservation and freely available to the public.

Electronic archive of major English-language scholarly archival and current journals, books, and primary sources across a range of disciplines.

Mathematics Collection from Göttingen
As part of an initiative to build a German digital research library, The Center for Retrospective Digitization in Göttingen (Göttinger DigitalisierungsZentrum GDZ) has digitized 249 documents including journal sets and monographs.

University of Michigan Historical Mathematics Collection
The University of Michigan Historical Mathematics Collection is a growing library of books selected from the University of Michigan mathematics collection and digitized to improve access and preserve content. All books in this collection were published in the 19th or early 20th century.