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The University Library provides access to hundreds of thousands of E-books (digital versions of printed books accessible online).

The majority of our ebooks are indexed individually and can be searched for (by title) using our Library search. If you do not have a specific book in mind then search for the item or topic you are interested in, and use the filters to restrict the search results to:
"Full Text Online" and "Books".

There are a few instances when a book can only be searched for from the platform or provider that hosts it.

Below is a list of our E-book collections.
Bibliu One of our providers of e-textbooks.
Cambridge Core (CUP) Access to a wide variety of e-books published by Cambridge University Press, including the Cambridge Companions Collection ( a series of authoritative guides, written by leading experts, offering lively, accessible introductions to major writers, artists, philosophers, topics, and periods) and Cambridge Histories (British & European History collection of approximately 70 titles).
Do Shorts Sustainability Collection This collection consists of 50 titles published between 2012 and 2015, branded as Do Shorts and set out to be concise, professionally focused and can be read in 90 minutes.
Early European Books Early European Books traces the history of printing in Europe from its origins through to the close of the seventeenth century, offering full-colour, high-resolution facsimile images of rare and hard-to-access printed sources.
Ebook Central (from ProQuest) One of our main providers of e-books. Provides breadth and depth of e-books from scholarly sources, including University Presses and other top publishers.
Edward Elgar Books A number of titles covering law and business published by Edward Elgar Publishing.
Gale Reference Complete We have access to a small number of titles in this database of encyclopaedias, almanacs, and specialized reference sources.
Greenleaf Online Library A collection of books and case collections which has now been purchased by Taylor & Francis. The content previously available on the Greenleaf platform is now available via T&F.
Kortext One of our e-textbook providers.
Ophthalmology Book Collection The LWW Opthalmology Collection features 34 high quality titles covering a range of sub-specialities in opthalmology.
LWW Health Library A database of about 50 books and other resources supporting medical education.
Springer eBooks ARU has access to a small number of ebooks published by Springer.
Taylor & Francis ebooks A small selection of ebooks mainly within the area of social sciences and humanities.
VLE Books One of our main suppliers of ebooks across all disciplines.
In addition to these, you will also be able to find and access many freely available e-books by using Library Search.
Page Last Reviewed: 21st September 2022 by Graham Fennell.