Ebook Trials Through May 2011

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This news item has been updated, 10/6/2011

In order to provide more ebook content to UCSF, the Library ran a trial with four ebook providers through May 31, 2011. The trials were made available to all UCSF students, staff, and faculty on the UCSF network and via VPN.

Three of the providers (ebrary, MyiLibrary, and R2 Library) have full text ebooks from multiple publishers, while the Elsevier trial was for selected subject areas from a single publisher:

The Library is now purchasing ebooks hosted at ebrary, and selected titles are being added on Elsevier's ScienceDirect platform.

Let us know what you think about the ebooks!

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