New resources @ your Mardigian Library

January 18, 2011

E-book collections


SourceOECD is the online library of the Organisation of Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). It includes full-text of all OECD books, 24 periodicals and the OECD statistical databases.

Springer eBooks

Springer eBooks is a collection of thousands of searchable books published by Springer. Full-text is available for computer science books published since 1997 and other books published since 2005.

World Bank e-library

Besides providing access to published and working papers, the World Bank e-library includes access to all new books published by the World Bank.

Database updates

Books and Authors

This database provides suggestions for popular reading material in both fiction and nonfiction. Users can browse by author, title, genre, or nonfiction subject matter for children, young adults or adults. The database also can be used to search for materials based on character, subject, location, or time period. It includes lists of expert picks and award winners and gives monthly highlights of the newest books.

Past Masters

The Past Masters collection includes full-text editions of classic works by major authors in philosophy, British literature, religious studies, social science and reference. Original language texts are available in Latin, French, German, Danish, Dutch and English, with some texts also available in English translation. Works by Aquinas, Austen, Descartes, Hegel, Hobbes, Kant, Kierkegaard, Locke, Machiavelli, Marx, Nietzsche, Plato, Yeats and many others are included.

Begell Digital Library

Begell Digital Library covers a broad spectrum of engineering and biomedical sciences research. This resource contains professional peer-reviewed journals, major engineering references, International Centre for Heat and Mass Transfer conference proceedings, e-books and more.

China Knowledge Resource Integrated Database

This database includes integrated search access to several different databases that contain full-text Chinese language academic journals, master's and doctoral dissertations, conference proceedings, core newspapers, yearbooks covering 1912 to present, and reference works such as dictionaries, thesauruses, encyclopedias, atlases, timelines and handbooks.

Conference Papers Index

This database provides citations to papers and poster sessions presented at major scientific meetings around the world with emphasis on presentations related to the life sciences, environmental sciences and aquatic sciences.

Engineering Village 2

Engineering Village 2 is a comprehensive engineering database that searches Compendex and Inspec. Users also may search US Patents, CRC Engineering Handbooks, and Industry Specs and Standards. Information found here includes indexing and abstracts of articles, proceedings, papers, and industry standards related to engineering and computer science.

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