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Ebooks

ACLS Humanities E-book collection
In-print and out-of print ebooks from the humanities discipline.
These titles are also searchable via the Library catalogue.
Useful for: Humanities and English

Cambridge Core (on campus login)
Cambridge Core (off campus login)
Includes the following ebook resources:
Cambridge Books Online - Newman subscribes to selected Cambridge Books Online titles to which you will have full text access.
Cambridge Companions Online - Literature and Classics Collection - essays in the following categories: authors, periods and genres.
Cambridge Companions Online - Philosophy, Religion and Cultural Studies Collection - provide introductions to major writers, artists, philosophers, topics, and periods.
Shakespeare Survey Online - yearbook of Shakespeare studies and productions, each volume devoted to a theme, play, or group of plays
These titles are also searchable via the Library catalogue.
Useful for: All subjects

Dawsonera (on campus login)
Dawsonera (off campus login - Athens)
Online digital access to ebooks.
Dawsonera - Linking to from Moodle
These titles are also searchable via the Library catalogue.
Help guides for this resource
Useful for: All subjects

Early English Books Online via JISC HistoricalTexts (on campus login)
Early English Books Online via JISC HistoricalTexts (off campus login)
Full digital facsimile from the Early English Books microfilm collection.
Licensing Info
Useful for: History

Early European Books Parts 1-4 (on campus login)
Early European Books Parts 1-4 (off campus login)
Full-colour, high-resolution facsimile images of rare and hard-to-access printed sources, from the origins of printing in Europe through to the close of the seventeenth century.
Useful for: History

Eighteenth Century Collections Online via JISC HistoricalTexts (on campus login)
Eighteenth Century Collections Online via JISC HistoricalTexts (off campus login)
Digital collection of all books published in Great Britain and its colonies during the eighteenth century.
Licensing Info
Useful for: History

JISC HistoricalTexts (on campus login)
JISC HistoricalTexts (off campus login)
Part of JISC eCollections service, with full text or page images of books published in England from 1475 to 1900. Includes archive collections for:
Early English Books Online (EEBO)
Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO)
Nineteenth Century books from the British Library collection
Licensing Info
Useful for: History

JSTOR Open Access Ebooks
A collection of open access ebooks.
Useful for: English, Business Management, History and Theology

Nineteenth Century books from the British Library collection via JISC HistoricalTexts (on campus login)
Nineteenth Century books from the British Library collection via JISC HistoricalTexts (off campus login)
Digitised versions of first editions from the 19th century, covering philosophy, history, poetry and literature.
Licensing Info
Useful for: History

Routledge Handbooks Online - Education collection (on campus login)
Routledge Handbooks Online - Education collection (off campus login)
Overviews of classic and current research, and future trends in Education.
These titles are also searchable via the Library catalogue.
Useful for: Education

SAGE Research Methods - Books and Reference (on campus login)
SAGE Research Methods - Books and Reference (off campus login)
Books, reference works, and journal articles about research methods.
These titles are also searchable via the Library catalogue.
Ebooks Useful for: All subjects

Shakespeare Survey Online - See Cambridge Core

VLe Books -
On campus - use Shibboleth login option then choose Newman University
Off campus - use your Newman network login
Online digital access to ebooks, across most subject areas.
These titles are also searchable via the Library catalogue.
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Arden Shakespeare
Electronic and print resources

Bibliomania
Hundreds of searchable full text works

CTI
Advice and links to electronic texts from the Computers in Technology Initiative

E-Books Directory
Access to free downloadable books. Also includes a Childrens literature section

Hathi Trust Digital Library
HathiTrust offers a collection of millions of titles digitized from libraries around the world. As we are not a partner institution not all titles are full text.

Internet Archive
Home to electronic texts of all kinds

Internet Shakespeare
Online texts of Shakespeare's plays plus links and information on the staging of the plays

Just Free Books
Search engine covering over 450 websites which offer free electronic books

Literary Resources on the Net
Huge, searchable database of a wide range of online literature sources

Online Books Page
Index of thousands of online books, plus pointers to significant directories and archives

Open University Repository Online
Access to theses published by the Open University. Ensure that you tick the "Thesis" box on the search screen

Oxford Text Archive
Distributes more than 2500 resources in over 25 different languages

Poemhunter
Searchable collection of poetry, accessible by poet and title

Project Gutenberg
Online access to free e-books

White Rose eTheses online
Access to electronic, doctoral level theses from the Universities of Leeds, Sheffield and York

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