E-book publications from Canadian research institutes, government agencies and university centres working in the area of health and medical research. The organizations included in this collection are very active publishers of primary research in the field.
Provides access to the UVic's ebook collection of over 800 titles in the area of business and select multidisciplinary subjects. A NetLibrary account is required to check out books. To set up a NetLibrary account click on the create a free account link at the top right navigation bar at the NetLibrary site.
Safari Books Online is the premier e-reference library for programmers and IT professionals. The UVIC Safari bookshelf provides access to the current year plus the two previous years IT titles. Simultaneous user limits (4 SUs) are at the system level (not the book level). Once a session is established, users can view all books that the subscription allows.
Springer allows unlimited simultaneous access to eBooks. The eBooks' PDF and HTML documents are fully searchable and can be downloaded and printed. Springer's online platform, SpringerLink, now integrates Springer eBooks with millions of articles from Springer's peer-reviewed journals. This integration gives researchers easy access to book chapters which should lead to more academic citations of Springer's books.
The basic component of the library is a 50- to 100-page "Lecture"; a self-contained electronic book that synthesizes an important research or development topic, authored by an expert contributor to the field. We believe that they offer unique value to the reader by providing more analysis and depth than the typical research journal article. They are also more dynamic and convenient than traditional print or digital handbooks, contributed volumes, and monographs.