Archive for May, 2008

Free E-Books
Free Online Computer Science and Programming Books, Textbooks, and Lecture Notes
This site lists free online computer science, engineering and programming books, textbooks and lecture notes, all of which are legally and freely available over the Internet. Throughout this site, other terms are used to refer to a book, such as ebook, text, document, monogram or notes.

Open Textbooks
Open Textbooks are high quality open-access textbooks that can be used for no cost online, and can be printed for a low cost.


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BioInformatics Tutorials Series (BITS)

BioInformatics Tutorials Series (BITS) – A collaboration of the MIT Engineering and Science Libraries and Harvard’s Countway Library.

These video tutorials highlight bioinformatics resources such as NCBI Entrez, BLAST, and the UCSC Genome Browser and focus on specific activities for conducting genomic research. BITS can be viewed at a user’s own pace and own convenience.

BITS are available here:
MIT Engineering and Science Libraries
Harvard’s Countway Library of Medicine

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RefWorks PowerPoint Slides

Please access RefWorks page and PowerPoint slides from this link

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NanoScienceWorks – Portal for Nanoscience is a not-for-profit community portal for the nanoscience research community supported by Taylor & Francis Group. serves the nano community as a gateway to the news, journals, books, and articles that support and drive nano research and development. Browse by disciplines.

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Creating Permanent links to Springer E-Books

I have made a blogroll of some of the highly accessed e-books from Springer publications. In case you want to make a permanent link to the electronic book then you would have to find the DOI of that e-book from the blogroll or from the Springer E-Books page. Then add the DOI number at the end of this link

Click image links below to see the steps involved in locating:

  • DOI from Springer Interface:

Step 1: Log-on to Springer Books and then find your book using the Find box. See Image

Step 2: After locating the DOI number of that book add it the end of this link:

See Image

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