Electronic Books

Ebook Databases & Full-Text Collections
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Ebook Databases & Full-Text Collections
YSU students, faculty & staff have access to electronic books through the databases listed below:
 


Contains the full texts of thousands of scholarly and reference e-books from several publishers, covering many subject areas. Contains electronic books purchased by Ohio academic libraries from these publishers: ABC-CLIO, Gale, Oxford University Press, Sage, and Springer.
 


EBSCO eBook Collection is a library of electronic books on many academic subjects. The collection includes thousands of titles purchased by OhioLINK, plus thousands of public-domain ebooks. Users can preview an ebook online, peruse a page, read each page in depth, jump to specific chapters or pages, or use links in the Table of Contents or Index to go directly to specific chapters of interest. Every word in every book is searchable. EBSCO eBook Collection operates on the library check-out model, where readers check out e-books for a specified amount of time.
 


Provides electronic books in computer science, information technology, business, and related fields from O’Reilly, Pearson, and other IT and business publishers.

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Multidisciplinary collection of online resources covering life, health and physical sciences, social science, and the humanities. It delivers seamless integrated access to over 4 million articles from 1500 journals, over 11,500 online books, and hundreds of reference works, laboratory protocols and databases.


Contains many works of poetry, drama, and prose, based on books and other sources originally published in print. Collections include:

  • 20TH CENTURY AFRICAN AMERICAN POETRY
  • 20TH CENTURY AMERICAN POETRY
  • 20TH CENTURY ENGLISH POETRY
  • AFRICAN-AMERICAN POETRY 1760-1900
  • AMERICAN DRAMA
  • AMERICAN POETRY 1600-1900
  • THE BIBLE IN ENGLISH
  • EARLY AMERICAN FICTION
  • EDITIONS AND ADAPTATIONS OF SHAKESPEARE
  • EIGHTEENTH CENTURY FICTION
  • ENGLISH POETRY 600-1900
  • ENGLISH PROSE DRAMA
  • ENGLISH VERSE DRAMA


Project for American and French Research on the Treasury of the French Language — is a cooperative project between the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique and the University of Chicago. The full-text database contains nearly 2,000 texts, ranging from classic works of French literature to various kinds of non-fiction prose and technical writing. The 18th, 19th and 20th centuries are about equally represented, with a smaller selection of 17th century texts as well as some medieval and Renaissance texts. Genres include novels, verse, theater, journalism, essays, correspondence, and treatises. Subjects include literary criticism, biology, history, economics, and philosophy.
 


Full text of over 100 dictionaries, general reference, language reference, and subject reference works from Oxford University Press. Other Oxford reference resources include:


Includes biographies, encyclopedia entries, facts, and statistics. This database incorporates the full text of The World Almanac and Book of Facts, The World Almanac of the U.S.A, The World Almanac of U.S. Politics, The World Almanac for Kids, and the World Almanac Knowledge Source. The World Almanac and Book of Facts is a single reference source that covers arts and entertainment, information about U.S. cities and states, people in the news, the nations of the world, sports, the environment, vital statistics, science and technology, computers, taxes, economics, national defense, historical anniversaries, and much more.