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Books 24×7 - IT and Computer Science related electronic books

Tim Siftar, our Librarian for Information Science & Technology, School of Education, and Goodwin College, has compiled an extensive list of IT and Computer Science related electronic books from Books24X7 database.

ClinicalKey: New Clinical Information Tool Replacing MDConsult

The Libraries have subscribed to Elsevier's ClinicalKey online service, which replaces the electronic content that was formerly offered through MDConsult. It offers a more robust (yet simple) searching interface and access to thousands more books and journals, as well as other sources, as noted in the following list. ClinicalKey is a comprehensive, trusted, and speedy resource for clinical information, enabling faculty, residents, and students to locate topic overviews as well as in-depth information in order to meet every day and unusual clinical challenges.

Safari Tech Books- Your Recommendations?

Do you have a favorite information technology book that the Library doesn’t currently own? How about a hot tech topic that the Library collection should develop?

After recently weeding some older editions we now have several dozen open slots in our rotating Safari E-book Collection. We welcome your help to fully utilize our allotted number of titles.

Many New Education e-Books Coming in Feb 2013

We are delighted to announce that starting in February your e-book options for education topics will be greatly expanded! We anticipate adding a large batch (1000's!) of current education e-books through a new arrangement with our eBrary vendor. You can find these new e-books in three ways.

Many of you will be familiar with searching by keyword or browsing by subjects linked to each book's short descriptive record in our old-style  catalog.

How do I find electronic book chapters on 'Nanomaterials' using Summon?

1.Go to the Hagerty Library website:http://www.library.drexel.edu.

2.Click on:Articles & more

3. Type 'Nanomaterials': Click on 'Search Library'. You will see citations from books, magazines, journal articles, etc.

Have a Smart Phone, iPad, Kindle or Nook? 32,000 scholarly books are available to you.

You'll be happy to learn that eBrary e-books are now downloadable!

Current Drexel students, faculty and staff have access to over 32,000 scholarly books from the vendor eBrary, including titles from a wide variety of disciplines. Reading these books previously required an active internet connection, but all that has changed. Now, e-books can be downloaded and used offline by creating a PDF of a single chapter, or installing the free Adobe Digital Editions to download an entire book.  That means you can take them on the plane, overseas, anywhere! 

eBrary E-books Now Downloadable

Got a Smart Phone, iPad, Kindle or Nook?

Drexel leases over 32,000 scholarly books from the vendor eBrary that includes titles from a wide variety of disciplines. To read these books previously required an active internet connection. But all that has changed.

NetLibrary acquired by Ebsco Publishing

Netlibrary, OCLC's longstanding electronic book content platform, has been aqcuired by Ebsco Publishing.  This could bode well for an infrastructure overhaul for Netlibrary, which could hopefully end in an easier access model for Netlibrary books.  we'll see!  It could certainly also mean that adding future Netlibrary content could become more expensive.  S

New E-books: Med-Surg Nursing, and Health Encyclopedia

Recently added to our Core Lists of Health Sciences e-books:

Medical-surgical Nursing: Critical Thinking in Client Care (4th ed) from the StatRef collection, and Drexel College of Medicine's Health Encyclopedia.

Find these and other useful  titles in our e-book lists:

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