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20 Subject eBook Complete Collection
Vendor: Springer Nature
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This digitized scientific technical and medical book collection will increase at a rapid rate with newly published research in a broad range of scientific disciplines.

  • Grouped in 20 fully indexed and searchable subject specific lnline Libraries
  • Interconnected to all Springer content (online Journals and eReference Works)
  • Fully integrated in your library catalog
  • One-time fee with perpetual access
  • MARC Records included with a purchase

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ABC-CLIO eBooks
Vendor: ABC-CLIO
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The ABC-CLIO eBook platform has been redesigned with numerous new and improved features that make it even easier for you to offer your patrons access to the information they need from anywhere, at any time. The new platform offers the same high-quality, authoritative, scholarly information librarians have come to expect from ABC-CLIO, with enhanced readability via a new reading pane, improved search and browse capabilities, and more. You can customize your digital collection with individual titles chosen from over 6,200 encyclopedias, dictionaries, handbooks, and guides from ABC-CLIO, Greenwood Press, Libraries Unlimited, Linworth, and Praeger. Our revamped ordering process makes it even easier build your library. The 21st-century student conducts research very differently than previous generations. ABC-CLIO's eBook Collection is a perfect match with their needs.

Updated and Improved Features:

  • Completely cross-searchable platform: Search across all titles at one time
  • Unlimited simultaneous user access: Share a reference resource with an entire classroom
  • Remote Access (proxy server, referring URL, Username & Password): Support commuting and off-campus students and online courses
  • Direct Deep Linking: Include reference articles in course materials-at no cost to students
  • Citation Support: Multiple style formats and export options lend assistance to one of scholarship's trickiest and most important tasks
  • Free Downloadable MARC Records Email and Printing capabilities

New Features and Highlights:

  • Over 6,200 titles now available A vibrant new design: Our intuitive, user-friendly new interface makes on-screen reading and research easier
  • Bookmarks & Notes: Enables deeper interaction with the texts, helps researchers return to their findings quickly and accurately
  • Create your own user profile: Save searches, notes, and bookmarked entries
  • Improved search and navigation: Helps researchers find what they need faster Collection and order management tools, RSS feeds, and institutional branding: Collection and order management tools show you what you've got and what you want. RSS feeds alert you about the newest titles appropriate for your library. Institutional branding assures researchers that they are in the right place- your perpetually-open library

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Academic Complete
Vendor: ProQuest LLC
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Academic Complete offers unlimited, multi-user access to a growing collection of more than 80,000 titles. The collection spans all academic subject areas from Amsterdam University Press, Brill Academic Publishers, MIT Press, National Academies Press, Oxford University Press, University of Minnesota Press, World Scientific, and other leading publishers.

ACLS Humanities eBook Project
Vendor: American Council of Learned Societies
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Funded in June 1999 by a $3-million, five-year grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) Humanities E-Book project is expanding and now contains over 3,300 electronic books of major importance to historical studies, humanities disciplines and area studies. The Humanities E-Book Project will continue to grow, adding approximately 300–500 books annually to the collection.

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College Complete
Vendor: ProQuest LLC
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ebrary pioneered the ebook subscription model with the advent of Academic Complete™, which has been serving libraries around the globe for more than 10 years. Leveraging a decade of usage stats, ProQuest developed College Complete, a subscription tailored to the needs of college libraries. With continued growth, unlimited access and powerful research tools, College Complete is renowned as a cost-effective way to offer breadth and depth of authoritative ebooks. Many libraries subscribe to College Complete as a foundation, then enhance their collections with Demand-driven Acquisition and Perpetual Archive with complimentary deduplication.

Delivered on the ebrary platform built for research, College Complete covers all relevant subject areas including:

 

  • Accounting
  • Career Development & Guidance
  • Computers
  • Career Development & Guidance
  • Crime & Criminology
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Human Resources
  • Industrial Management
  • Nursing & Allied Health
  • Project Management
  • U.S. History
  • Vocational Education & Guidance

Credo Academic Core
Vendor: Credo Reference, Inc.
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Credo's Core General Reference Collections enable libraries to build deep, specific eBook collections from highly regarded publishers around the world. The Academic Core Collection covers the primary disciplines of Higher Education, providing students with the reference tools they need to perform research at any level of study.

With regular updates, this Collection includes over 650 titles with particular emphasis on subject encyclopedias, dictionaries, atlases, and reference handbooks. Also included are over 1,000 short reference videos, nearly 300,000 high-resolution art images, and thousands of additional images across all subject areas. Subject coverage is especially diverse and equipped to address all key disciplines. 

 

Credo Complete Core
Vendor: Credo Reference, Inc.
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The Complete Core Collection is the ultimate general reference resource for researchers at any level. Curated by subject-matter experts to address over 100 topics, the Complete Core Collection provides a launch pad for every lifelong learner. Complete Core offers a growing list of over 850 titles to help users answer their immediate research needs and engage their curiosity. Content – from major reference works, to multi-volume subject encyclopedias, to field guides, to scholarly handbooks, to animations, and countless other award-winning sources – spans across all disciplines with something for libraries of all types. Also included are close to 2,000 short reference videos, more than 300,000 high-resolution art images, and nearly 200,000 additional images across all subject areas.

Credo One-Time Purchase Titles
Vendor: Credo Reference, Inc.
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Credo has selected the best in-depth reference titles from more than 100 publishers and provides these for perpetual purchase or as part of subscriptions to Essentials Collections. These 3,500+ titles are available and searchable alongside the content in the Credo Online Reference Service platform.

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Credo Public Core
Vendor: Credo Reference, Inc.
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The Public Core Collection provides a diverse learning experience for users of all types. With coverage of popular topics, the Public Core Collection expands on academic reference coverage with helpful guides, general encyclopedias, dictionaries, thesauri, atlases, and more. The Public Core Collection is comprised of a growing compendium of 700 titles intended for learners of all levels and interests. Also included are nearly 1,000 short reference videos, over 300,000 high-resolution art images, and 100,000+ additional images across all subject areas. 

Credo Student Core
Vendor: Credo Reference, Inc.
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The Student Core Collection offers students in grades 7-12 level a wealth of insightful content covering topics related to secondary school studies, such as Biology, Physics, Mathematics, Social Sciences, World Cultures, World History, and more. With a growing list of more than 350 titles from renowned publishers such as Dorling Kindersley and Houghton Mifflin, the Student Core Collection is an excellent companion to enhance curriculum-based learning. Also included are nearly 500 short reference videos, over 65,000 fine art images, and over 100,000 additional images across all subject areas. 

Digital Reference Shelf
Vendor: Oxford University Press
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Created from Oxford's award-winning print scholarly references, these e-reference resources are fully searchable with remote access available anytime, anywhere. Buy any number of titles to fit your library's collection needs and deliver Oxford's authoritative reference content to your users' desktops and laptops.  Oxford Reference Online subscribers may access and search any DRS titles within the ORO interface.

Digital Reference Shelf Black Women in America
Vendor: Oxford University Press
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The second edition of Black Women in America, edited by Darlene Clark Hine, provides expanded coverage of the achievements and contributions of African American women.

Winner of the Dartmouth Medal for Outstanding Reference Publication of 1994, the first edition of Black Women in America broke new ground—pulling together for the first time all of the research in this vast but underrepresented field to provide one of the strongest building blocks of Black Women’s Studies. Hailed by Eric Foner of Columbia University as “one of those publishing events which changes the way we look at a field,” it simultaneously filled a void in the literature and sparked new research and concepts regarding African American women in history. In nearly 600 entries, Black Women in America celebrates the remarkable achievements of black women throughout history, highlights their ongoing contributions in America today, and represents the new research the first edition helped to generate.

Digital Reference Shelf Dictionary of American Family Names
Vendor: Oxford University Press
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The Dictionary of American Family Names contains more than 70,000 of the most commonly occurring surnames in the United States, giving their comparative frequencies, linguistic and historical explanations, selected associated forenames, and occasional genealogical notes. The product of a ten-year research project gathering the contributions of thirty linguistic consultants led by Editor in Chief Patrick Hanks, it explains the meanings—some intuitive, some amusing, and some quite surprising—of the family names for more than 90 percent of the U.S. population.

Digital Reference Shelf Encyclopedia of Evolution
Vendor: Oxford University Press
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A comprehensive guide to the essentials of evolutionary biology, these entries by leading experts survey essential concepts and theories, present methods, models and findings, and discuss both the history of the field and current controversies. Readers will find brief treatments on discrete concepts and individuals to illuminating lengthy essays by towering figures in the field. Topics include: Darwin, natural selection, human origins, behavioral ecology, diversity, mathematical models, and cell and developmental biology. Special essays include Stephen Jay Gould's “Macroevolution” and Jane Goodall and Elizabeth Vinson-Lonsdorf on “Culture in Chimpanzees.”

Digital Reference Shelf Encyclopedia of Global Change
Vendor: Oxford University Press
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Encompassing tsunamis, elephant conservation, ocean pollution, mining regulation, and permafrost melt, the 300 authoritative articles in this unique and wide-ranging encyclopedia investigate all types of phenomena that change life on Earth. The entries cover a range of general research categories: altered ecosystems, climate change, food and water supply, population, politics and global change, institutions and policies, biographies, and case studies.

Digital Reference Shelf Encyclopedia of Popular Music
Vendor: Oxford University Press
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This encyclopedia's 30,000 entries cover all genres and periods of popular music from 1900 to the present day, including jazz, country, folk, rap, reggae, techno, musicals, and world music. The expanded Fourth Edition includes thousands of new entries on trends, styles, record labels, venues, and music festivals. Key dates, biographies, and further reading are provided for artists covered, along with complete discographies that include record labels, release dates, and a 5-star album rating system. Included in this Oxford Digital Reference Shelf edition are online-exclusive entries that originally appeared on Oxford Music Online.

Digital Reference Shelf Encyclopedia of Rhetoric
Vendor: Oxford University Press
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The Encyclopedia of Rhetoric is a comprehensive survey of one of the Western world's oldest disciplines. Its 150 entries, written by leading scholars, bring together expertise in classical studies, philosophy, literature, literary theory, cultural studies, speech, and communications in a comprehensive treatment of the art of persuasion. The Encyclopedia is the most wide-ranging reference work of its kind, combining theory, history, and practice, with a special emphasis on public speaking, performance, and communication.

Digital Reference Shelf Encyclopedia of Social Work
Vendor: Oxford University Press
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Co-published by the National Association of Social Workers and Oxford University Press, the 20th edition of the Encyclopedia of Social Work is widely considered the cornerstone of reference in its field. This new edition includes coverage of areas that have come to the fore since the 1995 publication of the 19th edition, including demographic changes from immigration, technology, the implications of managed care, faith-based assistance, evidence-based practice, gerontology, and trauma and disaster.

The Encyclopedia contains four hundred subject entries and two hundred brief biographies of key figures in the history of social work. Clearly arranged in A-Z format, each article is fully cross-referenced and includes a select bibliography to guide interested readers to primary sources and the most important scholarly works on a given subject. The work also includes a comprehensive index and topical outline. Comprehensive in coverage and international in scope, the Encyclopedia is a valuable resource to social work practitioners, scholars, and students alike.

Digital Reference Shelf Encyclopedia of the Enlightenment
Vendor: Oxford University Press
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Covering the “long” Enlightenment, from the rise of Descartes' disciples in 1670 to the restoration of the Bourbon monarchy in 1815, these 700 articles by leading scholars range from discussions of mercantilism and democracy to the battlefield to the dissemination of ideas in salons and coffeehouses. Breaking conventional geographical boundaries, coverage includes not only Western Europe but also North America, Brazil, and Iberian, Russian, Jewish, and Eastern European cultures.

Digital Reference Shelf Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages
Vendor: Oxford University Press
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A collaborative work of over 600 scholars from more than forty countries, the Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages provides 3,000 concise and detailed articles on all aspects of the period from the fifth to the fifteenth century. It explores art, architecture, religion, law, science, language, philosophy, and theology, as well as cultural, religious, intellectual, social and political history. With a focus on focus on Europe and Christendom, the Encyclopedia also covers the rise of Islam and people of other cultures with whom Europeans came into contact.

Digital Reference Shelf Grove Encyclopedia of Classical Art & Architecture
Vendor: Oxford University Press
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The Grove Encyclopedia of Classical Art and Architecture is the most current and comprehensive reference resource for the visual arts of the Classical period. It features an abundance of in-depth articles on this field of enduring importance—from biographies to thematic entries on architecture, ceramics, metalwork, mosaics, painting and sculpture. The resource provides fascinating and authoritative art historical and cultural information about art forms, artists, rulers, philosophers, architecture, renowned works of art, archaeological sites and stylistic developments. Notable important subjects include the Apollo Belvedere, Carthage, the Euphronios krater, the Laokoon, Troy, the Venus de Milo and much more. Encompassing over four thousand years of artistry and innovation, this resource spans every art form, medium and civilization from Cycladic, Minoan, Helladic, and Etruscan art to the fall of the Roman Empire.

Digital Reference Shelf Grove Encyclopedia of Decorative Arts
Vendor: Oxford University Press
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The Grove Encyclopedia of Decorative Arts contains over 3,000 entries covering thousands of years of decorative arts production throughout western and non-western cultures. Explore the works of Alvar Aalto and Charles and Ray Eames, or learn about the history of Navajo blankets and wing chairs in thousands of entries on artists, craftsmen, designers, workshops, and decorative art forms. Also included are hundreds of entries on the qualities and historical uses of materials, concise definitions on art forms and styles, and in-depth articles discussing the history of armor, jewelry, furniture, textiles, and ceramics. Enriched by more than 600 black-and-white illustrations and over 100 color photos, this reference is essential for any general reader, collector, curator, or scholar interested in this rich and varied field.

Digital Reference Shelf International Encyclopedia of Dance
Vendor: Oxford University Press
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With nearly 2,000 articles written by scholars from fifty countries, the Encyclopedia covers the full spectrum of dance—theatrical, ritual, dance-drama, folk, traditional, ethnic, and social dance. Cultural and national overviews are accompanied by entries on dance forms, music and costumes, performances, and biographies of dancers and choreographers.

Digital Reference Shelf Oxford Companion to World Exploration
Vendor: Oxford University Press
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From Antarctica to the North Pole, The Oxford Companion to World Exploration offers information on all topics of exploration worldwide, including advances in navigation, the discovery of the New World, polar expeditions, and the space age. In addition to examining the lives and expeditions of heroic and influential explorers, the book covers navigational and marine sciences and ranges from ancient cultures through modern space exploration. With articles from leading scholars, this landmark set offers students, scholars, and amateurs a treasure of information on this dynamic field of study.

Digital Reference Shelf Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium
Vendor: Oxford University Press
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With more than 5,000 entries by an international group of eminent historians, this is the standard research tool on 1,100 years of Byzantine history. Exhaustive in its coverage, entries on patriarchy and emperors coexist with entries on surgery, musical instruments, and the baking of bread, bringing to life this vastly important culture and empire, from the 4th century to the 15th.

Digital Reference Shelf Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance
Vendor: Oxford University Press
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This dictionary provides rich detail on all aspects of the Renaissance in 14th to 17th century Europe. It includes comprehensive coverage of the art, literature, science, culture, philosophy, religion, economics, history, and conflict of the period. The text explores the influence that this intense intellectual and cultural revival continues to have on modern thought and society. Nearly half the entries are biographical, covering artists, thinkers, statesman, and reformers. A table of European ruling houses and a table showing the dates when cities and countries changed from the Julian to the Gregorian calendar are also included.

Digital Reference Shelf Oxford Encyclopedia of American Literature
Vendor: Oxford University Press
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This award-winning Encyclopedia surveys the vibrant terrain of American literature in 350 essays from leading scholars, encompassing the range and depth of American literary history from the 1600s to the present day. The Encyclopedia includes essays on poets, playwrights, essayists, and novelists, as well as major works and essays on literary movements, periods, and themes. No mere catalog of dates, events, and synopses, the Encyclopedia's articles offer historical perspective and social context along with a range of possibilities with regard to critical approach.

Digital Reference Shelf Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt
Vendor: Oxford University Press
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Featuring 600 original articles written by leading scholars, The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt goes far beyond the records of archaeology to make available what we know about the full social, political, religious, cultural and artistic legacy of this 5,000-year civilization.

The Encyclopedia offers the most complete picture available of ancient Egyptian civilization, from the predynastic era to its eclipse in the seventh century CE. Here is the Egyptian world in illuminating, accessible detail: art, architecture, religion, language, literature, trade, politics, everyday social life and the culture of the court. Of special interest is the coverage of themes and issues that are particularly controversial—such as the new theories of the origins of complex society in the Nile Valley, new discoveries about Greco-Roman Egypt, and new developments in literature, religion, linguistics and other fields, including the debates about Egypt's African legacy.

Digital Reference Shelf Oxford Encyclopedia of British Literature
Vendor: Oxford University Press
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The Encyclopedia provides comprehensive coverage of literature from the Abbey Theatre to Israel Zangwill, covering the entire history of literature in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland in the major literary languages (Anglo-Saxon, English, Welsh, Scots, Irish, and Latin). It includes substantial accounts of individual authors (e.g., Spenser, Pope, Austen) and detailed histories of particular themes, movements, genres, and institutions, whose impact upon the writing or the reading of literature was significant (e.g., The Stationers' Company, the sonnet, the ‘School of Night, ’ or the Sublime).

Digital Reference Shelf Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature
Vendor: Oxford University Press
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Written by an international roster of more than 300 authors, the Encyclopedia comprehensively documents and interprets the books read by children throughout the world. With a global perspective that pays attention to significant international trends and the multicultural expansion of the field, it includes brief biographies of every major author and illustrator. Also included are feature essays on all genres of children's literature, individual works, and prominent trends and themes, as well as general essays on the traditions of children's literature in many countries throughout the world.

Digital Reference Shelf Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History
Vendor: Oxford University Press
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International in scope and spanning all time periods of human history, The Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History includes 900 original articles by noted scholars from more than thirty-five countries. Articles range from 500-word entries on inventors, theoreticians, and industry leaders to overarching, 8,000-word essays on markets, industries, and labor. With coverage ranging from accounting and advertising to zoning and zoos, this landmark works stands at the busy intersection of history and the social sciences.

The general conceptual categories of the work are: Geography (entries on cities, countries, and regions); Agriculture; Production Systems, Business History, and Technology; Demography; Institutions, Governments, and Markets; Macroeconomic History and International Economics; Money, Banking and Finance; Labor; Natural Resources and the Environment; and Biographies.

Digital Reference Shelf Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America
Vendor: Oxford University Press
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In 700 original, intriguing articles—from “Apple Pie” to “Zombie”— The Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America covers the significant events, inventions, and social movements in American history that have affected the way Americans view, prepare, and consume food and drink. A collaboration of nearly 200 contributors from academia, industry, and the culinary world, the articles treat regions, people, ingredients, companies, advertising, historical eras, holidays and festivals, and political, scientific, and economic currents pertinent to American cuisine. Although this is a scholarly work with a generous bibliography concluding every article, readers will be delighted and captivated by the entries' engaging anecdotes and informative sidebars.

Digital Reference Shelf Oxford Encyclopedia of Latinos/Latinas in the US
Vendor: Oxford University Press
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This landmark scholarly work offers comprehensive, reliable, and accessible information about the fastest growing minority population in the United States. With an unprecedented scope and cutting-edge scholarship, the Encyclopedia draws together the diverse historical and contemporary experiences in the United States of Latinos and Latinas from Mexico, Puerto Rico, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Central America, South America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. Over 900 A-to-Z articles written by academics, scholars, writers, artists, and journalists, address such broad topics as identity, art, politics, religion, education, health, and history. The Encyclopedia fills a void in the historical scholarship of an underserved population.

Digital Reference Shelf Oxford Encyclopedia of Maritime History
Vendor: Oxford University Press
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The Encyclopedia covers the entire history of seafaring, from ancient Egyptian shipbuilders to the nuclear submarines and supertankers of today. Over nine hundred articles written by leading historians examine all aspects of maritime history, including naval history, shipbuilding, biographies of major figures, navigation and scientific instrumentation, maritime art and literature, commerce and economics, and international law. Placing maritime affairs in their larger historical context, the Encyclopedia shows how seafaring has both reflected and influenced the major economic, cultural, military, and political developments in world history.

Digital Reference Shelf Oxford Encyclopedia of Mesoamerican Culture
Vendor: Oxford University Press
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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Mesoamerican Cultures is the first comprehensive reference source to chronicle Pre-Hispanic, colonial, and modern Mesoamerica, defined as the lands stretching from Mexico to the southern tip of Central America. With more than 600 articles, it is invaluable for those interested in the rich heritage of this land. Encompassing the great civilizations of the pre-Columbian era (including the Olmec, Aztec, and Maya peoples) up through the colonial and postcolonial periods, the Encyclopedia covers art, archaeology, religious studies, anthropology, history, and historiography of the region in fully cross-referenced, signed articles by the leading scholars in the discipline.

Digital Reference Shelf Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance
Vendor: Oxford University Press
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This encyclopedia provides authoritative and up-to-date information about theatre and performance from ancient Greek theatre to the latest developments in London, Paris, New York, and around the globe. In addition to performances in playhouses, it covers dance, opera, radio, film, television, and popular performance, including carnivals, circus, and public executions. Entries range from short definitions of terms to lengthy considerations of genres and movements, such as feminism and psychoanalytic criticism. Entries on cities and regions place performance in its local social and political context. Written in accessible language, this encyclopedia brings together an international cast of over 300 specialist contributors.

Digital Reference Shelf Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World
Vendor: Oxford University Press
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Through its fluent global coverage, The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World provides information about major world developments from 1750 to the present, with close attention to social, economic, cultural, and political topics.

The Encyclopedia contains articles on world events; countries; organizations; regions; ethnic groups; and themes such as social history, demography, family life, politics, economics, religion, thought, education, science and technology, and culture. It offers coverage of standard geographic and ethnic units—such as Scandinavia, Korea, or the Gypsies—in the modern period. Significant institutions such as the International Red Cross and the League of Nations are treated at length. Comprehensive coverage enables readers to broaden their research outside a particular time or region and to explore topics within the context of modern world history.

Digital Reference Shelf Oxford Encyclopedia of the Reformation
Vendor: Oxford University Press
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The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Reformation is the definitive source for information about the entire range of religious and social changes that altered the face of Europe in the sixteenth century, encompassing not only issues of church polity and theology but also developments in politics, economics, demographics, art and literature. This broadly cast, interdisciplinary definition allows for a comprehensive social and intellectual history of early modern Europe.

Doody's Core Titles Basic
Vendor: Doody Enterprises, Inc.
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Doody’s Core Titles (DCT) is a list of the core titles in 121 health science specialties, chosen each year by content specialists and over 100 medical librarians. Licensees can search the list using a robust search engine and print and export subsets of the list. A new DCT list is published every May, and DCT 2016 will be published on May 10, 2016. DCT licensees also receive a monthly newsletter highlighting new editions and e-versions of titles on the DCT list.
 

DCT Basic presents comprehensive bibliographic information on the full title list, with individual title scores and Essential Purchase recommendations in the 121 specialties.

Doody's Core Titles Premium
Vendor: Doody Enterprises, Inc.
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Doody’s Core Titles (DCT) is a list of the core titles in 121 health science specialties, chosen each year by content specialists and over 100 medical librarians. Licensees can search the list using a robust search engine and print and export subsets of the list. A new DCT list is published every May, and DCT 2016 will be published on May 10, 2016. DCT licensees also receive a monthly newsletter highlighting new editions and e-versions of titles on the DCT list.
 

DCT Premium presents comprehensive bibliographic information on the full title list, with individual title scores and Essential Purchase recommendations in the 121 specialties plus the full reviews and star ratings of any titles reviewed in Doody’s Review Service – typically, more than 1,000 reviews.

eBook Subject Backfile Collections
Vendor: Elsevier B.V.
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Backlist Titles (1995 - 2006) & Frontlist packages released annually.

  • Books geared towards upper level graduates and above
  • Monographs
  • Latest edition where applicable. 'Textbooks' are excluded
  • Academic & professional reference books
  • Text reference books
  • Stand alone handbooks
  • Closed series

From Elsevier imprints such as:

  • Academic Press
  • Butterworth-Heineman (business, technology)
  • Syngress & Digital Press (Computing)
  • Gulf Professional Publishing (petroleum/petrochemical processing
  • Pergamon
  • Elsevier Science
  • North-Holland (Mathematics)
  • Newnes (electrical/electronic engineering)

e-Duke Books Scholarly Collection
Vendor: Duke University Press
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The e-Duke Books Scholarly Collection provides access to over 2,400 e-books published by Duke University Press in the humanities and social sciences. Key subject areas include anthropology, art history and theory, Asian studies, cultural studies, ethnic studies, film and television, gender and sexuality studies, Latin American studies, political theory, and science studies.

Features of the collection include:

  • DRM-free: users can print, read online, or download pdfs by chapter
  • Unlimited multiuser access
  • Tiered discounting
  • Perpetual access to purchased content
  • Term access to over 2,300 backlist titles
  • Counter-compliant usage statistics
  • Deeply discounted print add-on option

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Encyclopedia of Linguistics
Vendor: Oxford University Press
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The Encyclopedia encompasses the full range of topics in linguistics, including such areas as historical, comparative, formal, mathematical, functional, philosophical, and sociolinguistics. Special attention is given to interrelations within these branches of the field and to relations of linguistics with other disciplines. This interdisciplinary focus makes the encyclopedia an invaluable resource not only for linguistics but also for scholars working in the fields of computer science, mathematics, philosophy, the social and behavioral sciences, and literary studies.

Encyclopedia of Semiotics
Vendor: Oxford University Press
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The Encyclopedia of Semiotics is a comprehensive reference guide to concepts in semiotics, sign theory, and cultural studies. Three hundred entries by leading scholars in a variety of fields—from anthropology and literary theory to linguistics and philosophy—survey the study of signs and symbols in human culture. These articles cover key concepts, theories, theorists, schools of thought, and issues in communications, cognition, and cultural theory. From introductions to Barthes and Bakhtin to analyses of gossip and myth, this is a valuable reference for students, scholars, or anyone interested in language, symbols, and the transmission of information. Clear, well-written entries make the scholarship accessible to both experts and nonspecialists, and the text is complimented by twenty color illustrations.

Encyclopedia of Women in World History
Vendor: Oxford University Press
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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Women in World History, edited by Bonnie G. Smith, captures the experiences of women throughout history in a far-reaching, four-volume work. Although there has been extensive research on women in history by region, no other text or reference work has comprehensively covered the role women have played throughout world history. With over 650 biographies of influential women and over 600 topical articles covering topics such as geography and history, culture and society, organizations, movements, and gender studies, Women in World History is the definitive reference work in the field.

Essentials Collections
Vendor: Credo Reference, Inc.
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Credo’s Essentials Collections bring foundational reference titles to your students’ and faculty research activities while maintaining responsible stewardship of your library budget. Twenty-six targeted Essentials Collections offer top-tier reference titles: award-winning, noteworthy, and peer-acclaimed. Available collections are curated by Credo, including seamless updating of titles, additions of newly-acquired content and weeding to ensure continued relevance. Essentials Collections are full-text and searchable alongside the content in the Credo Online Reference Service platform.


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Film, Theater, and Performing Arts
Vendor: Project MUSE
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Includes film and media studies, theater and performance studies, and select music studies titles.  (For works on contemporary popular music, see Global Cultural Studies.)

Project MUSE title lists can be found with the MUSE Holdings Tool.

FIRSTAid eBooks
Vendor: McGraw-Hill Companies
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A collection of first aid boards and clerkship e-books featuring:

  •  High-yield facts, mnemonics, and visual aids
  •  Recent exam topics from residents who aced the boards
  •  Real answers to frequently tested questions
  •  Insider tips for outstanding performance

Frontlist Clinical Medicine eBooks
Vendor: Springer Nature
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The Frontlist Clinical Medicine eBooks collection includes 800+ copyright 2017 titles in addition to over 5,600 access titles from 2005 forward. The portfolio includes major reference works, monographs, textbooks, and book series written by distinguished authors from around the world. Particularly noteworthy publishing programs include Surgery, Imaging, Nuclear Medicine, Pathology, Cardiology, and many more Internal Medicine specialties.
 

Gender Studies Collection
Vendor: Duke University Press
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The Gender Studies Collection includes essential titles and field-defining scholarship in queer theory, gay and lesbian studies, transgender studies, feminist theory, and women’s studies. The collection is available through purchase or annual lease.

Features of the collection include:

  • DRM-free: users can print, read online, and download pdfs by chapter
  • Unlimited multiuser access
  • Tiered discounting
  • Counter-compliant usage statistics
  • Free marc catalog records

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GVRL Michigan Library Collection
Vendor: Cengage Learning, Inc.
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Offers students, researchers, and professionals a wide variety of full-text interdisciplinary content on virtually any subject area to tackle their assignments, papers, projects, and presentations. This depth of choice from one resource encourages users to investigate all eReference titles in your collection and target the exact content they need.

Harvard University Press
Vendor: Walter de Gruyter, Inc.
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MCLS invites Indiana and Michigan academic libraries to join a group purchase of Harvard University Press (HUP) ebook collections, hosted on the De Gruyter Online platform.

Harvard University Press has partnered together with De Gruyter to distribute their eBook frontlist, backlist, and archive titles.

With approximately 140 new Harvard eBooks released per year, all of which can be purchased as single titles, through one of our eBook packages, or as customized packages through our Pick & Choose model, De Gruyter is now the best place to find Harvard University Press eBooks anywhere in the world!

In addition, De Gruyter is proud to announce that it is now the exclusive provider of 2,800 formerly out-of-print titles spanning all of Harvard University Press’ storied history (1898-2006). All of these titles can be purchased in the complete Harvard eBook package.

Literature Collection
Vendor: Project MUSE
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Includes literary criticism and literary theory, biographies of authors, and fiction/poetry from before 1950. 

Project MUSE title lists can be found with the MUSE Holdings Tool.

LWW Complete Nursing Collection
Vendor: Ovid Technologies, Inc.
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Ovid Nursing Community College Core Book Collection
Vendor: Ovid Technologies, Inc.
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Cost-effective access to 55 nursing and allied health books packaged to meet the needs of 2-year nursing programs. Provides high-quality book and journal content from the industry goldstandard - Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages
Vendor: Oxford University Press
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The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages is an essential new reference work covering all key aspects of European history, society, and culture from 500 to 1500 A.D., as well as the Byzantine Empire, Islamic dynasties, and Asiatic peoples of the era. It is designed both for medievalists, who need a detailed and reliable reference tool, and for students and general readers seeking an accessible guide to the period. Over 800 scholars have assembled thousands of comprehensive entries, lavishly supplemented by hundreds of illustrations and dozens of maps.

The Dictionary provides balanced coverage of both the whole geographical extent of the European Middle Ages (including Germany and Austria, Spain and Portugal, the Low Countries, and Central and Eastern Europe, amongst many others), and of numerous major topics, from art and architecture, medicine, and law, to archaeology, ecclesiastical history, and languages and literature.

Oxford Handbooks Online
Vendor: Oxford University Press
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Oxford Handbooks Online is a collection of Handbooks in 14 subject areas. The Oxford Handbooks series brings together the world’s leading scholars to write articles that survey the current state of scholarship in their field. The articles review the key issues, reveal original arguments and concepts, and set the agenda for new research.

Oxford Medical Handbooks Online
Vendor: Oxford University Press
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Oxford Medical Handbooks Online are the market leading series of pocket handbooks, written for a broad medical readership, from students, junior doctors and specialist trainees, to nurses, dentists, paramedics, and allied health professionals. The series began with the publication in 1985 of the beloved Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine. Starting life as handwritten notes to help the authors get through their junior doctor years, it is now the world's best-selling medical handbook. Since then the series has grown to around 50 books, covering medical specialties from paediatrics to geriatric medicine, and more.

Oxford Medical Libraries Online
Vendor: Oxford University Press
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Oxford Medical Libraries Online are a collection of comprehensive titles divided into individual specialty libraries, summarizing up-to-date research, and delivering advice applicable to the clinical setting. Available as 11 separate library collections, the online editions of the Oxford Medical Libraries are fully cross-searchable, with enlargeable hi-resolution images, which can be downloaded into PowerPoint, and links to references and further reading material. What is more, the convenience of online access - allowing access on hospital computers and portable internet enabled devices - makes these online editions a must have for hospital libraries.

Oxford Medical Textbooks Online
Vendor: Oxford University Press
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Oxford Medical Textbooks Online distil the knowledge and experience of the world's leading medical scientists, providing reviews of current knowledge based on the best available evidence and published literature, and relating this knowledge to the practice of medicine. They are an essential component of every medical library and are indispensable for physicians. The online editions of the Oxford Medical Textbooks cover a wide-range of specialties, with new titles publishing throughout the year. Each title provides an enhanced version of its print counterpart, with enlargeable hi-resolution images, which can be downloaded into PowerPoint, and links to references and further reading material.

Oxford Reference Online Premium
Vendor: Oxford University Press
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Subscribe to the Oxford Reference Premium package and receive all the titles in the foundational Quick Reference plus a selection of more in-depth, single-volume works from Reference Library, many of them being Oxford Companions.

  • Provides the best Oxford content for both quick fact-checking and deeper research
  • All 25 core subject areas represented across hundreds of titles
  • Includes all the continuous updating and exclusive online-only content provided by the Oxford Quick Reference collection, together with a critical selection of Oxford's more specialized titles.

Oxford Reference Premium: Literature Collection
Vendor: Oxford University Press
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Oxford Reference Premium: Literature Collection is an add-on to Oxford Reference Online Premium. The collection contains 14 titles.

Oxford Reference Premium: Western Collection
Vendor: Oxford University Press
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Oxford Reference Premium: Western Collection is an add-on to Oxford Reference Online Premium. The collection contains 7 titles.

Physics eBook Collection
Vendor: IOP Publishing
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A collection of 25 eBooks in Concise Physics for physicists and non-physicists, and 10 titles in Expanding Physics for recent graduates. One time purchase with perpetual access rights, MARC Records, full-reference linking, and no DRM. Collection is discounted for MCLS members. IOP eBooks

Political Handbook of the World
Vendor: SAGE Publications
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The updated 2014 Edition is a source for finding complete facts and analysis on each country’s governmental and political makeup. Featuring more than 200 entries on countries and territories throughout the world, this volume is renowned for its extensive coverage of all major and minor political parties and groups in each political system. It also provides names of key ambassadors and international memberships of each country, plus detailed profiles of more than 30 intergovernmental organizations and UN agencies.

Political Science and Policy Studies
Vendor: Project MUSE
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Includes political science, law, economics, and policy-oriented works in other fields, such as criminology, education, and health.

Project MUSE title lists can be found with the MUSE Holdings Tool.

Politics in America
Vendor: SAGE Publications
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Politics in America 2014 contains the profiles of the 535 members of the 113th Congress plus the six delegates, and offer concise and candid analysis of personalities, political styles, legislative agendas, political ambitions, and reputations of members at home and on Capitol Hill. Detailed state and district information plus a wealth of information on partisan caucuses, standing committees and other member facts round out the book.

R2 Digital Library Annual Maintenance Fee
Vendor: Rittenhouse Book Distributors, Inc.
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Developed by Rittenhouse Book Distributors, the R2 Digital Library is a web-based ebook platform offering fully-integrated and searchable medical, nursing, and allied health source ebook content from key health science publishers. Content is available from publishers such as Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Delmar Cengage Learning, The American Academy of Pediatrics, and many more.

R2 Digital Library includes features like customized saved searches, images, references and bookmarks, A–Z Drug Index, and an A–Z Topic Index. Ebook content may be browsed by category, discipline, or title, and users can perform searches across the entire platform, finding information on a topic in just two clicks.

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Safari Books Online
Vendor: ProQuest LLC

Sage Reference Online eBooks
Vendor: SAGE Publications
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More than 580 must-have SAGE Reference and CQ Press Reference titles are hosted on the SAGE Knowledge platform, providing students with the perfect place to start their research on key topics in the social and behavioral sciences. These reference titles are both broad and deep, presented in an authoritative, interdisciplinary, and accessible approach, making them invaluable assets to students and researchers anywhere in the world.

Schools and Educators Complete
Vendor: ProQuest LLC
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Schools and Educators Complete helps libraries augment their collections to meet the diverse needs of students and align with Common Core Standards. The database is a cost-effective way to offer both breadth and depth of ebooks in multiple subject areas -- including English Language Arts, Science, Math, Social Studies, Health & Physical Education and Information Literacy/Technology -- along with powerful research tools and dedicated mobile apps for the iPad, iPhone, iPod touch and Android.

SME Source
Vendor: ProQuest LLC
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As the leading professional society supporting manufacturing education, the Society of Manufacturing Engineers issues a range of publications on best practices and new technologies in manufacturing engineering. SME Source brings many of these publications together in a single, interactive database, with tools and integration features to simplify research and learning.

STM Collection + 4 HSS Collections
Vendor: Springer Nature
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Digitized scientific technical and medical book collection includes online access to more than 3,000 newly released STM books each year. This collection will increase at a rapid rate with newly published research in a broad range of scientific disciplines.

  • Fully indexed and searchable subject specific online libraries
  • Interconnected to all Springer content (online Journals and eReference Works)
  • Fully integrated in your library catalog
  • One-time fee with perpetual access
  • MARC Records included with a purchase

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Supreme Court Yearbook
Vendor: SAGE Publications
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The Supreme Court Yearbook provides valuable in-depth coverage of every decision of the United States Supreme Court, from 1989 to the present. This fully updated 2013–2014 Edition features year-end overviews of Supreme Court terms since 1989, case summaries of every opinion written in each term, and more.

Symposium Series
Vendor: American Chemical Society
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The ACS Symposium Series are the high-quality peer-reviewed eBooks developed from ACS technical divisions. Each book chapter is carefully authored by an expert in the field and the collection of chapters is edited by an internationally recognized leader in the field. The ACS Symposium Series Archive covers all the Symposium Series titles from 1974 – 2011, as well as the full Advances in Chemistry Series from 1950-1998. This content is comprised of nearly 1,300 books and 20,000 peer reviewed chapters and is a rolling archive adding additional content each year.

TumbleBooksUNPLUGGED
Vendor: TumbleWeed Press, Inc.
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TumbleBooksUNPLUGGED is an offline version of TumbleBookLibrary available exclusively for school and library subscribers. The collection includes 125 TumbleBooks, 25 chapter books, and 20 TumbleGames. 

University of Michigan Press Ebooks
Vendor: University of Michigan Press
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The University of Michigan Press is a vital component of UM Library's Michigan Publishing, which is the primary academic publishing division of the University. In partnership with our authors and series editors, we publish in a wide range of humanities and social science disciplines. We champion the Library's research and scholarly communication missions through our global digital and print publishing and distribution programs.

Together with our authors, we also play a critical role in the teaching and learning mission of the University by applying new pedagogies to the development of instructional materials that promote college success for students. To address the educational and information needs of our regional readers, the Press also produces publications on Michigan and the Great Lakes region.

The Press, with our rich history of publishing expertise, continues to lead in the development of digital scholarship and to support the dissemination of knowledge as widely and freely as possible.

University Press eBook Collection
Vendor: ProQuest LLC
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The ProQuest University Press eBooks Collection includes:

- 24,000 titles in the subscription, as well as over 67,000 titles available perpetually

- Access to content from over 200 ProQuest University Press partners

- 24/7 access for all users on the newly enhanced ProQuest platform

ProQuest’s University Press Ebook Subscription is a focused but critical mass of titles that carry the high standards of the affiliated institutions and their researchers, with rigorous peer-review, deep scholarship, and influential connections to community and society which define the value of university press content.  This subscription helps librarians to quickly build a carefully-curated foundation across disciplines, and leverages ProQuest’s partnerships with more unique university press publishers worldwide.

University Press Scholarship Online
Vendor: Oxford University Press
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University Press Scholarship Online is a vast and rapidly expanding cross-searchable library which now offers quick and easy access to the full-text of over 9,000 monographs in 20 subject areas covering the humanities, social sciences, science, medicine, and law.

Wiley Online Books - Medicine
Vendor: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
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Wiley's Online Books represent a resource of unsurpassed breadth, featuring award-winning authors and renowned researchers. Wiley's Online Books combine quality content with the convenience, unlimited concurrent accessibility, and enhanced functionality. Other Online Book benefits:

  • No DRM restrictions
  • Unlimited, concurrent user access
  • Perpetual access rights with one-time purchase
  • No future fees
  • Fixed list
  • Open URL with links and DOIs
  • COUNTER-compliant usage data
  • Enhanced MARC records new-window-icon.png at no extra charge
  • The purchase would append to the master agreement administered by the main library

Wiley Online Books - Nursing
Vendor: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
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Wiley's Online Books represent a resource of unsurpassed breadth, featuring award-winning authors and renowned researchers. Wiley's Online Books combine quality content with convenience, unlimited concurrent accessibility, and enhanced functionality. Other Online Book benefits:

  • No DRM restrictions
  • Unlimited, concurrent user access
  • Perpetual access rights with one-time purchase
  • No future fees
  • Fixed list
  • Open URL with links and DOIs
  • COUNTER-compliant usage data
  • Enhanced MARC records new-window-icon.png at no extra charge
  • The purchase would append to the master agreement administered by the main library