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E-BOOKS

ACLS Humanities E-book collection
Over 3700 e-book Humanities titles - the collection contains both in-print and out-of print books, with five hundred titles added each year. Collection created by the American Council of Learned Societies, collaborating with over ninety-five publishers.
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Cambridge Books Online (on campus login)
Cambridge Books Online (off campus login - Athens) Select Login / Institutional Login. Then click the Athens Login page link, and log in via Athens.
Full text access to selected titles which Newman subscribes to. These titles are also searchable via the Library catalogue.
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Cambridge Companions Online - Literature and Classics Collection (on campus login)
Cambridge Companions Online - Literature and Classics Collection (off campus login - Athens) Alternatively use the on campus login link above, select Login / Institutional Login. Then click the Athens Login page link, and log in via Athens as usual.
Full text access to the literature and classics Cambridge Companions books which contain over 2000 essays. These are available in the following categories: authors, periods and genres, and they are specifically intended for students. These are of particular interest to English and History students.
Automatically cross-searches Cambridge Companions Online - Philosophy, Religion and Cultural Studies Collection as well.
You might also be interested in Shakespeare Survey Online.
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Cambridge Companions Online - Philosophy, Religion and Cultural Studies Collection (on campus login)
Cambridge Companions Online - Philosophy, Religion and Cultural Studies Collection (off campus login) Alternatively use the on campus login link above, select Login / Institutional Login. Then click the Athens Login page link, and log in via Athens as usual.
Full text access to the philosophy, religion and cultural studies Cambridge Companions books which contains around 200 titles. It provides introductions to major writers, artists, philosophers, topics, and periods.
Automatically cross-searches Cambridge Companions Online - Literature and Classics Collection as well.
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Dawsonera
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Online digital access to electronic books, across most subject areas, including management, sport, early years, education and more!
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Early English Books Online via JISC HistoricBooks(on campus login)
Early English Books Online via JISC HistoricBooks (off campus login)
Early English Books Online (EEBO) available via JISC eCollections will contain over 125,000 titles in full digital facsimile from the Early English Books microfilm collection. From the first book printed in English by William Caxton, through to the age of Spenser and Shakespeare and the tumult of the English Civil War.
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Early European Books Parts 1-4 (on campus login)
Early European Books Parts 1-4 (off campus login)
Early European Books traces the history of printing in Europe from its origins through to the close of the seventeenth century, offering full-colour, high-resolution facsimile images of rare and hard-to-access printed sources.

Eighteenth Century Collections Online via JISC HistoricBooks (on campus login)
Eighteenth Century Collections Online via JISC HistoricBooks (off campus login)
Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO) available via JISC eCollections is a digital collection of all the books published in Great Britain and its colonies during the eighteenth century, comprising some 33 million pages from more than 180,000 titles.
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JISC HistoricalTexts (on campus login)
JISC HistoricalTexts (off campus login)
An essential new resource from JISC contains the full text or page images of over 350,000 books published in England from 1475 to 1900. This service draws together content from two of the best-known and longest-established early book collections, Early English Books Online (EEBO) and Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO). Additionally, and never before available online, it includes Nineteenth Century books from the British Library collection.
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Nineteenth Century books from the British Library collection via JISC HistoricBooks (on campus login)
Nineteenth Century books from the British Library collection via JISC HistoricBooks (off campus login)
Digitised versions of more than 65,000 first editions from the long 19th century, covering philosophy, history, poetry and literature. The collection of over 25 million pages of previously rare and inaccessible content is searchable for the first time, and includes the original typeface and illustrations for each book.
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Shakespeare Survey Online (on campus login)
Shakespeare Survey Online (off campus login - Athens) Alternatively use the on campus login link above, select Login / Institutional Login. Then click the Athens Login page (beta) link, and log in via Athens as usual.
Shakespeare Survey is a yearbook of Shakespeare studies and production and is an acknowledged, authoritative source on Shakespearian criticism. Each volume is devoted to a theme, or play, or group of plays and is illustrated with a variety of Shakespearean images and production photographs.
You might also be interested in Cambridge Companions Online resource, which is of particular interest to English and History students.
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VLe Books - Use Shibboleth login option then choose Newman University. If you have an Athens cookie installed, you can then enter your Newman IT username and password when prompted.
Askews and Holts easy to use e-book service, is new to Newman in 2014. We have some individual e-books available.

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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.

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 on-line 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

WOWIO
Free e-books

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