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E-book Collections


Core Engineering E-book Collections

CRCnetBASE  UCB access only
Thousands of handbooks, scientific and technical resources and databases that can be searched together or in subject-based groupings. Includes ENGnetBASE, MATHnetBASE, and more.
» FAQ and Troubleshooting Guide for the netBASE Collections

Knovel  UCB access only
Collection of full-text engineering and scientific handbooks and databases, with built-in software tools.
» Help Guide (PDF): For troubleshooting, consult chapters 3 and 4. For search tips, start with the Table of Contents.

Ebrary  UCB access only
Collection of full-text books in all disciplines, including Engineering and Technology, Computers and Information Technology, and Biomedical sciences, with built-in software tools. Requires Ebrary plug-in or java client.
» Getting started with Ebrary

Springer ebooks   UCB access only
Subject collections cover Chemistry and Materials Science, Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics and Statistics, and more.

More Engineering E-book Collections

ASM Handbooks Online   UCB access only
Covers metals as well as engineered materials such as composites, ceramics, and plastics.

ASTM Digital Library  UCB access only
Full-text access to ASTM Standards, ASTM Special Technical Publications, and manuals.

Foundations and Trends   UCB access only
Lecture length ebooks that give overviews of important research topics in engineering and computer science.

Google Book Search
Access full-text books that are out of copyright and view excerpts from books that are still under copyright; use the "Find this book in a library" link to locate a copy at a local library. Includes UC Berkeley books scanned for the Google Library Project.

Internet Archive: Text Archive
Open Access books from libraries and individual collections. Includes UC Berkeley books scanned by the Internet Archive.

MIT Press Ebooks Library
Includes more than 450 titles from 1943 to the present in the fields of computer science and engineering technologies, including artificial intelligence, information theory, computer programming, information technology, and electrical engineering. Access provided via the IEEE Xplore platform.

National Academies Press
Access to full-text PDFs of books and reports from the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, the Institute of Medicine, and the National Research Council.

Royal Society of Chemistry eBook Collection   UCB access only
Collection of online chemical science books published by the Royal Society of Chemistry.

Safari Tech Books Online   UCB access only
Online collection of computer manuals published by O'Reilly.

SPIE eBooks   UCB access only
Online collection of selected SPIE Press Monographs, tutorial texts, and field guides.

Synthesis Digital Library   UCB access only
A collection of over 475 ebooks that each synthesize an important research or development topic in engineering and computer science.

Wiley-IEEE Press ebooks  UCB access only
Access to more than 400 ebooks published by Wiley-IEEE Press. Books are fully searchable in the IEEEXplore Digital Library and cover electrical engineering, bioengineering, nuclear engineering, transportation, aerospace, and more.

Wiley Online Library ebooks  UCB access only
Access to more than 900 ebooks with a 2011 publication date in the fields of computer science, biomedical engineering, civil engineering, electrical engineering, industrial engineering & operations research, mechanical engineering, and materials science. Access icons indicate which titles are included in our subscription.

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