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eBook Collection Development
DRM-Free E-Book Collections

DRM-Free E-Book Collections  

EBSCO is pleased to offer a growing collection of over 70,000 DRM-free e-books from some of the world’s best academic and university presses. DRM-free removes print limits, download limits, copy and paste restrictions and download expirations to maximize an e-books portability and usability. To help discover some of the great new DRM-free content EBSCO’s collection development librarians have created a variety of collections, making selection of DRM-free content quick and easy. 

Title List(s):
DRM-Free - Arts & Humanities

DRM-Free - Award Winners

DRM-Free - Business & Economics

DRM-Free - Commerce & Finance

DRM-Free - Educational Theory & Practice

DRM-Free - Internal Medicine

DRM-Free - Medical

DRM-Free - New Releases

DRM-Free - Science & Technology

DRM-Free - Social & Public Welfare

DRM-Free - Social Sciences

DRM-Free - University Presses


American Journal of Nursing 2017 Books of the Year

American Journal of Nursing 2017 Books of the Year  

The American Journal of Nursing has served as the voice of nursing since 1900, providing coverage of evidence-based clinical practice and incisive news analysis. Each book in this collection of titles was recognized with a 2017 Best Book of the Year Award from The American Journal of Nursing. Titles represent several disciplines, including palliative care and hospice, nursing research, psychiatric and mental health nursing, nursing education, community and public health, advanced practice, and others. Hospital and medical-academic settings especially will find relevant content in this package. The American Journal of Nursing is published by Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

Highlighted titles:

Calculating Drug Dosages: A Patient-safe Approach to Nursing and Math by Sandra Luz Martinez de Castillo & Maryanne Werner-McCullough
LGBTQ-Inclusive Hospice and Palliative Care: A Practical Guide to Transforming Professional Practice by Kimberly D. Acquaviva
Johns Hopkins Nursing Professional Practice Model by Deborah Dang, Judith Rohde & Jeannette Suflita

Highlighted publishers include Jones & Bartlett Learning, LLC, F.A. Davis Company, Sigma Theta Tau International

Title List(s):
American Journal of Nursing 2017 Books of the Year


Popular Culture and Media Studies

Popular Culture and Media Studies  

The Popular Culture and Media Studies e-book series is a rotating collection that will focus on a different aspect of pop culture and media studies with each update. This installment features film studies. Titles include must-haves such as The Image by Daniel Boorstin and Adventures in the Screen Trade by William Goldman as well as contemporary e-books in film studies.

Highlighted titles:

The Routledge Encyclopedia of Films by Sarah Barrow, Sabine Haenni and John White
The New Biographical Dictionary of Film, Sixth Edition by David Thompson
Comic Book Film Style: Cinema at 24 Panels Per Second by Dru Jeffries

Highlighted Publishers include Taylor & Francis, Springer Science & Business Media and Columbia University Press.

Title List(s):
Popular Culture and Media Studies


Intro to...Ethics

Intro to...Ethics  

The Intro To… collection contains titles for community college and lower-level undergraduate students highlighting excellent introductory texts on various topics. This update covers Ethics. It includes introductory texts on ethical and moral philosophy, as well as major works by philosophers such as Kant, Spinoza, and Nietzsche. Intro To... is updated regularly and focuses on a different subject or topic each time.

Highlighted titles:

  • Moral Theory: An Introduction by Mark Timmons
  • Introductions to Nietzsche by Robert B. Pippin
  • Utilitarianism by John Stuart Mill

Title List(s):
Intro to...Ethics


GOBI Undergraduate Curriculum - Spring 2018

GOBI Undergraduate Curriculum - Spring 2018  

GOBI Library Solutions is an industry leader in delivering content solutions to academic libraries. Working from GOBI's selection of general-academic titles as well as some popular and basic-studies titles, each undergraduate curriculum list has been carefully reviewed in conjunction with GOBIs profiling categories.

Notable publishers include Oxford University Press, University of Chicago, ABC-CLIO, Taylor & Francis, Rowman & Littlefield, Penguin Random House, Sage Publications and many more.

Title List(s):
GOBI Undergraduate Anthropology - Spring 2018

GOBI Undergraduate Art/Architecture - Spring 2018

GOBI Undergraduate Business - Spring 2018

GOBI Undergraduate Communication - Spring 2018

GOBI Undergraduate Computers IT - Spring 2018

GOBI Undergraduate Criminal Justice - Spring 2018

GOBI Undergraduate Economics - Spring 2018

GOBI Undergraduate Education - Spring 2018

GOBI Undergraduate Environmental Studies - Spring 2018

GOBI Undergraduate Health/Medicine - Spring 2018

GOBI Undergraduate History - Spring 2018

GOBI Undergraduate Law - Spring 2018

GOBI Undergraduate Literature & Criticism - Spring 2018

GOBI Undergraduate Performing Arts - Spring 2018

GOBI Undergraduate Philosophy - Spring 2018

GOBI Undergraduate Political Science - Spring 2018

GOBI Undergraduate Psychology - Spring 2018

GOBI Undergraduate Religion - Spring 2018

GOBI Undergraduate Science - Spring 2018

GOBI Undergraduate Social Science - Spring 2018

GOBI Undergraduate Sports/Recreation - Spring 2018

GOBI Undergraduate Technology - Spring 2018


GOBI Core E-books - U.S. and U.K.

GOBI Core E-books - U.S. and U.K.  

GOBI Library Solutions is an industry leader in delivering content solutions to academic libraries. Each quarter, GOBI’s profiling bibliographers compile GOBI Core E-books, a list of titles that are considered to be essential to academic libraries. These lists assist academic librarians with identifying the best possible titles to add to their collections each year. EBSCO’s 10 GOBI Core E-books include more than 4,000 titles that have been identified as excellent academic titles between 2010 and 2017. Separate collections are available for the U.S. Core E-books list and the UK Core E-books list, and we have organized the titles by subject: arts and humanities, medicine, science and technology, business and economics, and social sciences.

Notable titles within the collections include:

  • Boswell’s Enlightenment by Robert Zaretsky
  • That’s the Way It Is: A History of Television News in America by Charles L. Ponce de Leon
  • Let Me Heal: The Opportunity to Preserve Excellent in American Medicine by Kenneth M. Ludmerer
  • Radium and the Secret of Life by Luis A. Campos
  • The Hungry Mind: The Origins of Curiosity in Childhood by Susan L. Engel

Publishers include ABC-CLIO, Cambridge University Press, Harvard University Press, John Wiley & Sons, Oxford University Press, Taylor & Francis Ltd., and many more esteemed university and academic presses.

Title List(s):
GOBI U.S. Core E-books - Arts & Humanities

GOBI U.S. Core E-books - Business & Economics

GOBI U.S. Core E-books - Medicine

GOBI U.S. Core E-books - Science & Technology

GOBI U.S. Core E-books - Social Sciences

GOBI UK Core E-books - Arts & Humanities

GOBI UK Core E-books - Business & Economics

GOBI UK Core E-books - Medicine

GOBI UK Core E-books - Science & Technology

GOBI UK Core E-books - Social Sciences


Literary Criticism Collection

Literary Criticism Collection  

This series of Literary Criticism collections contains eBook titles and criticism on a theme. Inspired by Salem Press's Critical Insights series, the collection also contains high quality eBooks from Perseus, OUP, and Penguin Random House. These collections would work well for high schools, community colleges, and general readers.

Title List(s):
Literary Criticism: Social Issues Collection

Literary Criticism: Plays & Playwights Collection

Literary Criticism: Good & Evil Collection

Literary Criticism: Coming of Age Collection

Literary Criticism: American Literature


Choice Outstanding Academic Titles Collection

Choice Outstanding Academic Titles Collection  

Each year, Choice magazine (a division of the American Library Association) publishes a list of Outstanding Academic Titles that reflects the best in scholarly titles reviewed by Choice for the previous year. EBSCO’s Choice Outstanding Academic Titles (OAT) Featured Collection includes more than 4,600 titles that have all been designated as outstanding for academic studies by Choice between 2002 and 2017.

Notable titles within the collection include:

  • The Handbook of Science and Technology Studies by Ulrike Felt
  • The Book of Circles: Visualizing Spheres of Knowledge by Manual Lima
  • The American Political Party System: A Reference Handbook by Michael C. LeMay

Key publishers include Oxford University Press, University of Chicago Press and Taylor & Francis.

Title List(s):
Choice Outstanding Academic Titles (OAT) Collection


German Studies Collection

German Studies Collection  

This collection focuses on a wide scope of German studies including history, culture, literature, the arts and social aspects.

Highlighted titles:

  • “The Space of Words”: Exile and Diaspora in the Works of Nelly Sachs by Jennifer Miller Hoyer
  • Emerging German-Language Novelists of the Twenty-First Century by Lyn Marven
  • Generic Histories of German Cinema: Genre and Its Deviations by Jaimey Fisher
  • GDR Remembered: Representations of the East German State Since 1989 by Nick Hodgin
  • German and European Poetics After the Holocaust: Crisis and Creativity by Gert Hoffman

Title List(s):
German Studies Collection


Women's History Collection

Women's History Collection  

Released to coincide with Women’s History Month, this collection contains titles delving into the social, economic and cultural history of women around the world.  Titles range from a detailed biography of one woman’s experiences during the fall of the Roman Republic to a study on gender, mobility and labor in 20th and 21st century Japan. This collection contents high demand titles from reputable publishers that will enhance any collection’s holdings.

  • Jefferson’s Daughters by Catherine Kerrison
  • The Pinks: The First Women Detectives, Operatives, and Spies with the Pinkerton National Detective Agency by Chris Enss
  • Twenty Years at Hull House by Jane Addams

Top publishers include Oxford University Press, Taylor & Francis, University of North Carolina Press, Penguin Random House, Rowman & Littlefield and Perseus Books.

Title List(s):
Women's History Collection


Best of 2017 Collection

Best of 2017 Collection  

All titles in this collection appear on Best Books of 2017 lists. Sources include Library Journal, Publisher’s Weekly, Book List and many more. This collection contains fiction, nonfiction, children’s and young adult titles.

Top Titles include:

  • The Animators by Kayla Rae Whitaker
  • The Radium Girls by Kate Moore
  • The Power by Naomi Alderman

Title List(s):
Best of 2017 Collection


In Demand Titles (Most Purchased)

In Demand Titles (Most Purchased)  

This collection leverages internal EBSCO metrics to identify popular, high use e-books. Each update will focus on a different metric such as most turned away e-books, most accessed e-books, most triggered e-books, most upgraded e-books, etc.… This update features the 100 best-selling STEM e-books.

Highlighted titles:

 

  • Where Science and Ethics Meet: Dilemmas at the Frontiers of Medicine and Biology by Chris Willmott
  • Introduction to Polymer Chemistry, Fourth Edition by Charles E. Carraher
  • Gravity’s Kiss: The Detection of Gravitational Waves by H. M. Collins

 

Top publishers include Princeton University Press, MIT Press andOxford University Press.

Title List(s):
In Demand Titles (Most Purchased)


Intro to...Psychology

Intro to...Psychology  

The Intro To… collection contains titles for community college and lower-level undergraduate students highlighting excellent introductory texts on various topics. This update covers Psychology. It includes introductory texts on key psychology subjects, as well as major works by scholars such as Sigmund Freud and C.G. Jung. Intro To... is updated regularly and focuses on a different subject or topic each time.

Top Titles include:

  • APA College Dictionary of Psychology edited by Gary R. VandenBos
  • Exploring Positive Psychology: The Science of Happiness and Well-Being by Erik M. Gregory and Pamela B. Rutledge
  • Handbook of Emotions edited by Lisa Barrett Feldman

Title List(s):
Intro To…Collection


New Releases Collection

New Releases Collection  

Hot off the e-press. Find all the newest content in this collection featuring titles released in the past month from many of the most popular and highly acclaimed authors in the world.

Notable new titles within the collection include:

 

  • Russian Roulette: The Inside Story of Putin’s War on America and the Election of Donald Trump by Michael Isikoff & David Corn
  • The Rising Sea by Clive Cussler & Graham Brown
  • Food: What the Heck Should I Eat? by Mark Hyman

Title List(s):
New Releases


EBSCO Reads & Listens Collection

EBSCO Reads & Listens Collection  

EBSCO Information Services has numerous teams staffed by a wide variety of individuals and personalities working to provide access to world-class research tools. We would like to introduce you to some of these teams and as a librarian focused organization what better way to get to know someone then by what they read. This new collection will focus each month on a different team from EBSCO and capture personal book recommendations and reviews from those teams’ members. This month EBSCO Reads team focus is on the eBook Collection Development Team.

The eBook Collection Development team is a mix of librarians and data analysts who curate EBSCO eBooks and audiobook holdings. This includes seeking out new publishers and facilitating title requests, weeding of unreliable titles, publishers and data, and assuring the discoverability of the best, most reputable content through the use of perpetual purchase collections, subscriptions and other customer facing products and messaging, including GOBI. In addition to those responsibilities it means we are the Swiss Army knife of the book program. If you need someone to become a subject matter expert on petroleum engineering, that is us. Need help figuring out e-book access models, we have a deck for that. MARC record trouble, we have a cataloging specialist ready to step in. Need a way to consolidate and streamline data for 1,200+ contract publishers?  We can do that. Like many librarians we are multitasking experts but we view our most important role as actively representing the voice of the EBSCO customer as experienced librarians.

Title List(s):
EBSCO Reads & Listens Collection


Historical Fiction

Historical Fiction  

From the dawn of time to the 20th century, this collection includes titles on medieval mysteries, historical thrillers, period romances and twists on classic from top fiction publishers including Penguin Random House and Hachette Book Group.

Highlighted titles include:

  • A Column of Fire by Ken Follett
  • The Frozen Hours: A Novel of the Korean War by Jeff Shaara
  • The Shadow Land by Elizabeth Kostova

Top publishers include Hachette, Penguin Random House and Perseus.

Title List(s):
Historical Fiction


Indigenous Studies Collections

Indigenous Studies Collections  

These five Indigenous Studies Collections explore the art, culture, religion, history, legal status and modern life of indigenous people and societies worldwide. The collections are intended for an academic audience.

Title List(s):
Indigenous Studies Collection - General

Indigenous Studies - Australia & New Zealand

Indigenous Studies - Canada

Indigenous Studies - Latin America

Indigenous Studies - United States


Top Trade Academic Titles Collection

Top Trade Academic Titles Collection  

This collection includes titles from top trade publishers that contribute to the Academic course experience. Topics include science, art, history, architecture, literature, business & economics and more.

Featured titles:

 

  • My Twentieth Century Evening and Other Small Breakthroughs by Kazuo Ishiguro
  • Russia by Abraham Ascher
  • Hellfire Boys by Theo Emery

Notable publishers include Random House Inc., Hachette Book Group and Melvin House.

Title List(s):
Top Trade Academic Titles Collection


Adult Award Winners Collection

Adult Award Winners Collection  

If you’re looking to expand or start an adult collection including popular and literary fiction and nonfiction, start here. This collection includes the best of the best of adult literature, and every title has either won or been shortlisted for an award.

Highlighted Titles:

  • The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead (2016 National Book Award Winner; 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction)
  • How to Survive a Plague by David France (2017 Stonewall Award)
  • Before the Fall by Noah Hawley (2017 Edgar Allen Poe Award)

Top publishers include Hachette, Penguin Random House and McFarland.

Title List(s):
Adult Award Winners Collection


Breast Cancer Awareness Collection

Breast Cancer Awareness Collection

EBSCO’s Breast Cancer Awareness Collection provides helpful and informative content about breast cancer, including treatment, prevention, and stories of survival, to breast cancer patients, their families, and their supporters.

Top titles:

  • The Black Woman’s Breast Cancer Survival Guide: Understanding and Healing in the Face of a Nationwide Crisis by Cheryl D. Holloway
  • Breast Cancer Clear & Simple, Second Edition: All Your Questions Answered by The American Cancer Society
  • Detecting and Living with Breast Cancer For Dummies by Marshalee George and Kimlin Tam Ashling

Highlighted publishers include Penguin Random House, John Wiley & Sons, Inc. and Hachette Book Group.

Title List(s):
Breast Cancer Awareness Collection


Library Journal Best Reference 2016 Collection

Library Journal Best Reference 2016 Collection  

Each year Library Journal's reference reviewers and editors compile a list of the most relevant and useful reference titles published that year.  Included are both broad titles that would have appeal to the general public, as well as titles that provide more depth for an academic audience.

Highlighted titles:

  • The Oxford Companion to Cheese by Catherine Donnelly and Mateo Kehler
  • People of Color in the United States: Contemporary Issues in Education, Work, Communities, Health, and Immigration by Kofi, Lomotey
  • The SAGE Handbook of Resistance by David Courpasson and Steven Vallas

Title List(s):
Library Journal Best Reference 2016 Collection


Intro to...

Intro to...  

The Intro To… collection contains titles for community college and lower-level undergraduate students highlighting the excellent introductory texts on various topics. This update covers Climate Change. Intro To... is updated regularly and focuses on a different subject or topic each time.

Top titles include:

  • Climate Change: What Everyone Needs to Know by Joseph J. Romm
  • The Long Thaw: How Humans are Changing the Next 100,000 Years of Earth’s Climate by David Archer
  • Climatology Versus Pseudoscience: Exposing the Failed Predictions of Global Warming Skeptics by Dana Nuccitelli (Choice Outstanding Academic Title)

Highlighted publishers: Oxford University Press, Princeton University Press, and ABC-CLIO

Title List(s):
Intro to...


Theology and Religion 2018 Collections

Theology and Religion 2018 Collections  

The Theology & Religion 2018 collections provide titles on a variety of aspects of Christian religious studies. These collections are highly focused on specific fields of Christian studies and Christian theology and are organized by subject for ease of use. See ECM for additional Theology & Religion collections from 2016.

Key publishers include Baker Publishing Group, Fortress Press, Westminster John Knox Press, Eerdmans Publishing Company and United Methodist Publishing House.

Title List(s):
Theology & Religion: Apologetics 2018

Theology & Religion: Systematic Theology 2018

Theology & Religion: Ecclesiology 2018

Theology & Religion: Ethics 2018

Theology & Religion: Christology 2018

Theology & Religion: Eschatology 2018

Theology & Religion: Soteriology 2018

Theology & Religion: Comparative Religions 2018

Theology & Religion: Theology 2018

Theology & Religion: History of Doctrines 2018


American Journal of Nursing 2016 Books of the Year Collection

American Journal of Nursing 2016 Books of the Year Collection

The American Journal of Nursing has served as the voice of nursing since 1900, providing coverage of evidence-based clinical practice and incisive news analysis. Each book in this collection of titles was recognized with a 2016 Best Book of the Year Award from The American Journal of Nursing. Titles represent several disciplines, including palliative care and hospice, nursing research, psychiatric and mental health nursing, nursing education, community and public health, advanced practice, and others. Hospital and medical-academic settings especially will find relevant content in this package. The American Journal of Nursing is published by Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

Highlighted titles:

  • Ethics in Oncology Nursing by Jeanne M. Erickson, Kate Payne
  • Advanced Practice Palliative Nursing by Betty Ferrell, Patrick Coyne, Constance Dahlin
  • A Practical Guide to Forensic Nursing: Incorporating Forensic Principles Into Nursing Practice by Angela Amar, L. Kathleen Sekula
  • Evidence-Based Geriatric Nursing Protocols for Best Practice, 5th Edition by Marie Boltz, Liz Capezuti, Terry T. Fulmer, DeAnne Zwicker
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist Toolkit, 2nd Edition: A Guide for the New Clinical Nurse Specialist by Janet S. Fulton, Susan Dresser, Melanie Duffy

Highlighted publishers: Sigma Theta Tau International, Springer Publishing Company, Inc., Jones & Bartlett Publishers, Inc.

Title List(s):
American Journal of Nursing 2016 Books of the Year Collection


Best of 2016

Best of 2016

All titles in this collection appear on Best Books of 2016 lists.  Sources include Library Journal, National Book Awards, Publisher’s Weekly, Book List and many more.  This collection contains fiction, nonfiction, children’s and young adult titles.

Top titles include:

  • The Underground Railroad: A Novel by Colson Whitehead
  • Eleanor and Hick: The Love Affair That Shaped a First Lady by Susan Quinn
  • The Nix: A Novel by Nathan Hill
  • Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America by Ibram X. Kendi
  • To the Bright Edge of the World: A Novel by Eowyn Ivey

Highlighted publishers include Hachette Book Group, Penguin Random House and Oxford University Press.

Title List(s):
Best of 2016


UK Examination Board Collection

UK Examination Board Collection  

The UK Examination Board eBook Collection Contains test prep and study guides for UK A-level and GCSE exams. Titles are available from each of the main examination boards in the UK including AWA, OCR, Edexcel, WJEC, and CIE. Notable publishers in this collection include Hodder Education Group, and Taylor & Francis Ltd., and Pearson Education, This collection is an excellent companion to the eBooks for FE Subscription Collection.

Highlighted titles:

  • OCR A-level Physics Student Guide: Practical Physics by Kevin Lawrence
  • Edexcel UK Government and Politics for AS/A Level by Neil McNaughton
  • CCEA GCSE Business Studies by Hope Kerr

Title List(s):
UK Examination Board Collection


Academic Award Winners Collection

Academic Award Winners Collection  

This collection contains high-level academic award winning titles in a wide variety of subjects and disciplines. Some examples of the awards in this collection are: Choice Outstanding Academic Titles, Ruth Benedict Award winners, W.W. Howells Book Award winners, Royal Society Prize for Science Books Award winners, Modern Language Association Prize for a Distinguished Scholarly Edition winners and MLA Katherine Singer Kovacs Award winners.

Notable titles within the collection:

  • The Invention of Nature: Alexander Von Humbolt’s New World by Andrea Wulf, The James Wright Award for Nature Writing, the Costa Biography Award, the Royal Geographic Society's Ness Award, the Sigurd F. Olson Nature Writing Award
  • The Scholar Denied: W.E.B. Du Bois and the Birth of Modern Sociology by Aldon MorrisOliver Cromwell Cox Book Award, William Julius Wilson Award, R.R. Hawkins Award, PROSE Award for Excellence, Betty and Alfred McClung Lee Book Award
  • Border Law: The First Seminole War and American Nationhood by Deborah A. Rosen, Littleton-Griswold Prize, Bancroft Prize
  • The Burdens of Brotherhood: Jews and Muslims from North Africa to France by Ethan B. Katz, J. Russell Major Prize, American Library in Paris Book Award, 2016 David H. Pinkney Prize

Key publishers within this collection include Taylor & Francis, John Wiley, Sage, University of California Press, University of Chicago Press, Oxford University Press, Princeton University Press, and Elsevier.

Title List(s):
Academic Award Winners


Graphic Novel Collections

Graphic Novel Collections

Graphic Novels have grown in popularity in all types of libraries. These Graphic Novel Collections highlight some of the best, most popular titles for all readers, along with great titles about graphic novels. Find titles for your pleasure readers, writers and creators, and pop culture aficionados. Please note not all titles are appropriate for youth, and not all titles are available in all markets and territories.

Graphic Novels & Comics Collection - Ranging in story and style, this collection includes high-demand series starters and standalone graphic novels and comics. Included are titles from top creators such as Robert Kirkman, Tony Moore, Julie Maroh, David Homel, Brian Vaughan, Fiona Staples and others. This collection is not intended for juvenile audiences. Subsequent volumes are available

Graphic Novels & Comics Collection - History and Criticism - Created in collaboration with EBSCO's H.W. Wilson Core Collections, this collection includes titles on the history, criticism and cultural placement of graphic novels and comics.

Classics as Graphic Novels - This collection contains classic novels in graphic novel format suitable for readers of all ages. Find your favorites or discover a new one with rich graphics!

Title List(s):
Graphic Novels & Comics Collection

Graphic Novels & Comics Collection - History and Criticism

Classics as Graphic Novels


EBSCO eClassics

EBSCO eClassics

EBSCO eBooks™ is proud to provide EBSCO eClassics, 25 free e-books available to anyone interested in these well-known, young adult literary novels. These world-class narratives include the works of famous authors such as Dickens, London, Wells and Melville and offer readers some of most famous stories in history to enjoy in the classroom, at home or on-the-go.

For more information on how to add these titles to your digital catalog please contact EBSCO Customer Support.

Title List(s):
EBSCO eClassics


Science Fiction & Fantasy Collection

Science Fiction & Fantasy Collection  

Exploring imaginative, futuristic and supernatural settings, this collection includes titles on time travel, alternative history, magic and sorcery, and mythological beings from top fiction publishers including Penguin Random House, Hachette Book Group, and Tachyon Publication.

Notable titles in this collection include:

  • Thrawn (Star Wars) by Timothy Zahn
  • New York 2140 by Kim Stanley Robinson
  • The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden

Title List(s):
Science Fiction & Fantasy Collection


American Journal of Nursing 2015 Books of the Year

American Journal of Nursing 2015 Books of the Year

The American Journal of Nursing has served as the voice of nursing since 1900, providing coverage of evidence-based clinical practice and incisive news analysis. Each book in this collection was recognized with a 2015 Best Book of the Year Award from The American Journal of Nursing. Titles represent several disciplines, including palliative care and hospice, nursing research, psychiatric and mental health nursing, nursing education, community and public health, advanced practice, and others. Hospital and medical-academic settings especially will find relevant content in this package. Collections for the 2014 and 2013 awards are also available for purchase. The American Journal of Nursing is published by Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

Title List(s):
American Journal of Nursing 2015 Books of the Year


African American History Collection

African American History Collection

The African American History Collection features more than 300 titles to enhance your library’s African American History Month programs. Titles for all age levels are included, from biographies of famous political leaders, athletes, and performers for the K-8 set, to primary source materials from major events in US history and current bestsellers by award-winning authors.

Notable titles within the collection include:

  • The African American Press in World War II: Toward Victory at Home and Abroad by Paul Alkebulan (Choice Outstanding Academic Title)
  • History of African Americans: Exploring Diverse Roots by Thomas J. Davis
  • The Lives of Frederick Douglass by Robert S. Levine
  • The Freedom Schools: Student Activists in the Mississippi Civil Rights Movement by Jon N. Hale
  • Separate Games: African American Sport Behind the Walls of Segregation by David K. Wiggins

Notable publishers include Penguin Random House Inc., Hachette Book Group, ABC-CLIO and Rowman & Littlefield Publishing.

Title List(s):
African American History Collection


Social Justice Collection

Social Justice Collection

The Social Justice Collection includes more than 150 frontlist titles from top academic publishers. This interdisciplinary collection covers topics such as advocacy, human rights, humanitarian efforts, global justice, social ethics, and social change. This collection is ideal for colleges and universities that offer a social justice major, and offers titles that support theoretical learning as well as practical, applied learning for working with community and nonprofit organizations.

  • Thomas Paine and the Idea of Human Rights by Robert Lamb
  • Fictions of Dignity: Embodying Human Rights in World Literature by Elizabeth S. Anker
  • Reclaiming American Virtue: The Human Rights Revolution of the 1970s by Barbara J. Keys
  • Blinded by Humanity: Inside the UN’s Humanitarian Operations by Martin Barber
  • Gender and Global Justice by Alison M. Jaggar
  • Nonprofits and Advocacy: Engaging Community and Government in the Era of Retrenchment by Yutaka Tsujinaka, Steven Rathgeb Smith, and Robert Pekkanen

Publishers include Cambridge University Press, Columbia University Press, John Wiley and Sons, Oxford University Press, Taylor & Francis Ltd.

Title List(s):
Social Justice Collection


Library and Information Science Collection

Library and Information Science Collection

The Library and Information Science collection features content covering library and information science topics. Titles range across subjects, including archives, preservations, instruction, reference, collection management, outreach, technology, and more. Key titles include:

  • Concise Guide to Information Literacy by Scott Lanning
  • The New Librarianship Field Guide by R. David Lankes
  • Open Access and the Future of Scholarly Communication by Katherine A. Dickson and Kevin L. Smith

Publishers include American Library Association, Association of College & Research Libraries, Elsevier Ltd., Rowman & Littlefield, and Taylor & Francis Ltd. among others.

Title List(s):
Library and Information Science Collection


Latin American E-book Special Collections

Latin American E-book Special Collections  

These six Spanish language e-book collections offer nearly 2,000 titles to support studies in important disciplines of interest in the Latin American region including agriculture, arts and humanities, law, nursing, philosophy and religion, and social sciences.

Highlighted titles:

  • La escultura y la pintura góticas por Ernesto Ballesteros Arranz
  • ¿Qué es el Derecho global?  por Rafael Domingo
  • Curso de introducción al derecho sanitario: grado en enfermería-1° por Antonio Fayos Gardo
  • Enseñanzas que transformaron el mundo: Un llamado a despertar para la iglesia en Latino América por Miguel Ángel Núñez
  • Pedagogías emergentes: 14 preguntas para el debate por Anna Fores Miravalles & Esther Subias Vallecill

Top publishers include e-Libro.corp, Elsevier Inc., Health Sciences Division, and Digitalia, Inc.

Title List(s):
eBook Latin American Collection - Agriculture

eBook Latin American Collection - Arts & Humanities

eBook Latin American Collection - Law

eBook Latin American Collection - Nursing

eBook Latin American Collection - Religion & Philosophy

eBook Latin American Collection - Social Sciences


Independent and Self Published Award Winners and Best Sellers Collection

Independent and Self Published Award Winners and Best Sellers Collection

This collection features nearly 350 self-published titles and titles published by independent publishers, and each title in the collection has won an award, landed on a best seller list, or both. 

Notable titles within the collection include:

  • The Pull of the Moon by Julie Paul
  • Byrd by Kim Church
  • Prague Summer by Jeffrey Condran
  • Joni Mitchell: In her own words by Malka Marom
  • Homer Economicus: The Simpsons and Economics by Joshua Hall
  • Jack the Castaway by Lisa Doan
  • Days of Revolution: Political Unrest in an Iranian Village by Mary Elaine Hegland

Title List(s):
Independent and Self Published Award Winners and Best Sellers Collection


Diversity in the Workplace

Diversity in the Workplace

The Diversity in the Workplace Collection has 30 e-book titles covering the many roles diversity plays in the workplace. Topics include organizational change, hiring practices, interpersonal relationships, training, management, and business etiquette. Key titles include:

  • Generations at Work: Managing the Clash of Boomers, Gen Xers, and Gen Yers in the Workplace
  • Diversity at Work: The Practice of Inclusion
  • Sexual Orientation at Work: Contemporary Issues and Perspectives

Key publishers include: American Management Association, AMACOM Division, John Wiley & Sons, Inc. and Taylor & Francis Ltd.

Title List(s):
Diversity in the Workplace


Art School Collections

Art School Collections

These collections, comprising over 450 e-books, provide cutting-edge content on the visual and audio arts with a wide range of packaged titles covering architecture, fashion design, digital media, audio production, fine art, graphic design and photography. They also offer a diverse range of titles published by academic and university presses as well as popular arts and media publishers to meet the educational needs of your students and faculty.

Notable titles within the collection include:

  • Construction and Detailing for Interior Design
  • The Architecture of Happiness
  • New Image Frontiers: Defining the Future of Photography
  • Meanings of Abstract Art: Between Nature and Theory
  • Force Animal Drawing: Animal Locomotion and Design Concepts for Animators
  • A Cultural History of Fashion in the 20th and 21st Centuries: From Catwalk to Sidewalk
  • The New Colored Pencil: Create Luminous Works with Innovative Materials and Techniques

Key publishers include Laurence King Publishing Ltd., MIT Press, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., De Gruyter, Taylor & Francis Ltd, and Oxford University Press.

Title List(s):
Fashion Design & Marketing

Architecture & Interior Design

Digital Media

Photography

Audio Production

Graphic & Web Design

Fine Art


Reference Collection

Reference Collection

This collection includes a wide variety of titles intended for reference to support the needs of students and faculty at academic institutions in various disciplines and fields of study.  With over 500 titles, this collection spans a breadth of topics, including history, science, humanities, music, law and many more.

Notable titles include:

  • The New Librarianship Field Guide by David R. Lankes
  • The Chicago Guide to Grammar, Usage, and Punctuation by Bryan A. Garner
  • The International Atlas of Mars Exploration: Volume 1, 1953 to 2003 by Philip Stooke
  • APA Dictionary of Psychology edited by Gary R. VandenBos
  • The Supreme Court Compendium: Data, Decisions, and Developments by Lee Epstein

Key publishers include Salem Press, Sage Publications Inc., Brill Academic Publishers, Oxford University Press USA, ABC-CLIO, and Taylor & Francis Ltd.

Title List(s):
Reference Featured Collection


Banned Books Collection

Banned Books Collection

This Banned Books collection contains a variety of banned and challenged titles covering many decades. Readers will enjoy a diverse selection of fiction and nonfiction titles covering a wide range of controversial topics. Classics, award winners, adult and young adult titles are included in this collection.

Top Titles include:

  • The Autobiography of Malcom X by Malcom X/Alex Haley
  • I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou
  • Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher

Highlighted publishers include Penguin Random House, Lightning Source Inc. and Hachette Book Group.

Title List(s):
Banned Books Collection


Canadiana Collection

Canadiana Collection

This collection of over 2,700 eBooks provides fiction and non-fiction titles from prominent Canadian publishers and authors, and covers a broad range of Canadian topics—from Canadian history and native culture, to politics and current events. It also offers a diverse range of content—including academic titles from university presses, juvenile fiction titles and popular self-help titles—for patrons of any age and for any research need. 

Notable titles within the collection include:

  • Camping British Columbia and Yukon by Jayne Seagrave
  • Speaking Out on Human Rights by F. Pearl Eliadis
  • More Scrambles in the Canadian Rockies by Andrew Nugara
  • The Case Studies in Canadian Health Policy and Management by Catherine L.-Deber Mah, B. Raisa
  • Copyfight by Blayne Haggart

Key publishers include McGill-Queen’s University Press, University of Toronto Press, Westview Press and Orca Book Publishers. The Canadiana Collection also offers titles from publishers that aren’t available in the companion eBook Canadian Collection subscription package, including University of British Columbia Press and University of Calgary Press.

Title List(s):
Canadiana Collection