E-BOOKSIn order to download Ebrary or EBSCO e-books, you will need to 1) Create a New Account on the e-book database, 2) Install Adobe Digital Edition on your PC or Mac and Bluefire Reader app on your tablet/smartphone (iPad/iPhone or Android) 3) Click on Download e-Book to be able to download and read e-books offline. Generally, you can borrow e-books for offline reading up to 14 days. From Safari Books Online, you can download only one page at a time. Also, in order to download e-books from RIBA Ebooks, click on Read and you’ll be able to view the e-book and print up to 40 pages.
More than 100,000 e-books from English and American academic publishers spanning all academic subject areas. This e-book database covers all disciplines.
EBSCO eBook Collection (General)
More than 130,000 titles from leading university presses and academic publishers. This e-book database covers all disciplines.
Kotobarabia Modern Arab Renaissance ebook Collection (Arabic language e-books)
The Kotobarabia Modern Arab Renaissance Collection is an electronic archive of books published 1820-1914 from Egypt, Syria, and other regions of the Islamic World. The collection is comprised of over 2,500 titles in the humanities and the sciences, including writings from Mahmoud Abdo, Gamal El Din El Afgahany and Rashid Reda. Consisting mostly of historic texts, the books in this collection are full-image, with searchable metadata only.
Royal Institute of British Architects Ebook collection
(RIBA Ebooks) (Architecture)
A notable collection of 91 international e-books, offer insight into the cycle of architecture including theory and conception and guidance on the practical aspects of operating in the industry. The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) provide full coverage of subjects such as architectural practice, architects and their work, architectural theory, building regulations, building types, design and interiors, conservation and legal issues.
Safari Books Online (Computer Engineering & IT)
Safari Books Online is a fully-searchable e-reference library housing a collection of technical books that cover the technologies most essential to users including certification, enterprise computing, Java, Linus/Unix, Web development, Windows, XML, and more. Users are able to search hundreds of books simultaneously online. This database is a joint venture of O'Reilly Media and The Pearson Technology Group that compiles the best technology books from the leading authors and publishers into an online database.