Robert W. Van Houten Library

Ebooks @ NJIT

ASM Handbooks Online [coverage: current, updated quarterly]
Features the complete content of twenty-eight ASM Handbook volumes of comprehensive source of information on ferrous and non-ferrous metals and materials technology; several ASM Handbook supplements, and two ASM Desk Editions. Over 25,000 pages of articles, illustrations, tables, graphs, specifications and practical examples.
Access: Funded by NJIT Library, Restricted to UCID login

ASTM Compass (ASTM International Standards) [coverage: current, updated weekly]
Online access to active (most current) 13,000+ ASTM standards documents that are updated weekly. ASTM standards provide consensus technical standards for a wide range of materials, products, systems, and services in areas such as metals, petroleum, construction, rubber, the environment and more. ASTM standards are used around the world to improve product quality, enhance health and safety, strengthen market access and trade, and build consumer confidence.
Access: Funded by NJIT Library, Restricted to UCID login

Knovel Handbooks Online [coverage: varies]  
Full text access is provided to a subset of the Knovel Handbooks which provides a searchable database of compendia, data sets and reference sources in engineering, science, and technology. It has a data search feature that allows the researcher to find materials that meet specific parameters including physical, mechanical and thermal properties. Productivity tools include interactive charts, graphs, spreadsheets, and equation plotters. Helpers include an interactive periodical table, an Excel™ add-in, and a comprehensive unit converter.
Access: Funded by NJIT library, Restricted to UCID login

Lecture Notes in Computer Science eBook Collection (Springer Link) [coverage: 1997-2016]
Access to approximately 10,000 titles in the "Lecture Notes in Computer Science " (LNCS) collection from 1197-2016.
Access: Funded by NJIT Library, Restricted to UCID login

Synthesis eBook Collection for Digital Library of Engineering and Computer Science: [coverage: varies]  
NJIT has access to Morgan & Claypool Synthesis Digital Library of Engineering and Computer Science ebook Collections I, II, III and IV (completion slated for 2012).
Access: Funded by NJIT Library, Restricted to UCID login

ProQuest Ebooks Central [coverage: varies]
provides access to electronic books across all subject areas. ProQuest offers multiple concurrent access, online and offline access, and short term loan access.
Access: Funded by NJIT Library, Restricted to UCID login

Feedbooks Public Domain[coverage: varies]
Thousands of public domain and "original" eBooks available for free and are downloadable to your smartphones, tablets or dedicated eReaders.
Access: Open access

Google Book Search [coverage: varies]
Search for public domain or not copyrighted full text of more than seven million books through Google Books. Not all books are available in full-text online. Some titles have previews or snippets available.
Access: Open access

HathiTrust Digital Library  [coverage dates: varies]
HathiTrust catalog offers full-text search across all items in the repository (including public domain and in copyright works) as well as provides bibliographic searching (title, author, subject, ISBN, publisher, and year of publication) and faceted browsing of all items in the digital library.
Access: Open access

Online Books Page - UPenn [coverage: varies]
The Online Books Page is a website that facilitates access to books that are freely readable over the Internet. Major parts of the site include: An index of thousands of online books freely readable on the Internet, pointers to significant directories and archives of online texts, special exhibits of particularly interesting classes of online books, information on how readers can help support the growth of online books.
Access: Open access

Open Access Text Archive [coverage: varies]
This collection is open to the community for the contribution of any type of text, many licensed using Creative Commons licenses.
Access: Open access

Open Library  [coverage: varies]
This project began in November 2007 and has been importing catalog records from some of the biggest libraries in the world ever since. It has over 20 million edition records online, provide access to 1.7 million scanned versions of books, and link to external sources like WorldCat and Amazon.
Access: Open access

Project Gutenberg [coverage: varies]
Generally, the texts are taken from books published pre-1923. You will find the classic books from the start of this century and previous centuries, from authors like Shakespeare, Poe, Dante, as well as well-loved favorites like the Sherlock Holmes stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the Tarzan and Mars books of Edgar Rice Burroughs, Alice's adventures in Wonderland as told by Lewis Carroll, and thousands of others.
Access: Open access