Archive for E-Books

OpenCourseWares & Applications for mobile phones

CourseSmart, a new mobile application, offers over 7000 e-textbooks; each is fully searchable and available via mobile or online.

OpenCourseWare Finder helps students find free online courses, known as OpenCourseWares, or OCWs.


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The Fourth Paradigm: Data-Intensive Scientific Discovery

The Fourth Paradigm: Data-Intensive Scientific Discovery
Edited by Tony Hey, Stewart Tansley, and Kristin Tolle

This book is currently available as separate PDF files for online reading or downloading. Select chapters or individual essays below or get the full-text version of the book.

PDF Download (Complete book)

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20 sites to download Free E-books

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E-books at YUL available through the new Ebrary interface

As a member of the Ontario Council of University Libraries (OCUL), York University Libraries has unlimited access to a growing selection of thousands of e-books as part of the Scholars Portal services that are available through the Ebrary interface.

Ebrary now offers Quick View to read the books online and if you choose to use to highlight, annotate, copy and paste and use other InfoTools then you need to download the Ebrary reader. Browse the Subject Collection.

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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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