Two major ebook collection trials until 28 June: EBSCO’s Academic Collection and Ebrary’s Academic Complete

Over 100,000 extra ebooks for Easter and Trinity Term will available from SOLO and OxLIP+ as Bodleian Libraries trials two major ebook collections.

18 March – 18 May: trial of Academic Collection (EBSCO)

The Academic Collection (EBSCO) is a collection of 110,000 e-books from a wide range of academic publishers, including Ashgate, Cambridge University Press, De Gruyter, Edinburgh University Press, Harvard University Press, MIT Press, Oxford University Press, Peter Lang, Princeton University Press etc.

Subject coverage includes: Art, Business & Economics, Education, History, Language, Literary Criticism, Mathematics, Medical and Life Sciences, Philosophy,  Physical Sciences,  Poetry,  Political Science,  Religion, Social Science,  Technology & Engineering. The books range in date from 1963-2012, with 30% from 2009 or later.

All titles may be located individually or browsed on SOLO, and the full collection may also be browsed from OxLIP+ or by clicking here.

All trial titles are available with multiple concurrent user access within the Bodleian Libraries. University members may also download books to mobile devices and access remotely via their SSO.

Please note that at the end of the trial the records and links will be removed from SOLO.

18 May – 28 June: trial of Academic Complete (Ebrary)

This ebook collection has over 70,000 ebooks from publishers as Ashgate Publishing Group, Brill Academic Publishers, Harvard University Press, Johns Hopkins University Press, Oxford University Press, University of Chicago Press, and University of Michigan Press.


Feedback on both trials will be much appreciated. Comments on esp. the History collections should be sent to Isabel Holowaty. General comments can also be sent to Hilla Wait.

Your feedback will assist in deciding whether Bodleian Libraries should subscribe to either package for 2013-14.

Meanwhile, as the two trials will run consecutively, library users will have the benefit of over 100,000 extra e-books for the Easter vacation and the whole of Trinity Term 2013!

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