Online Resources

Bookshelf

The Bookshelf is a growing collection of biomedical books that can be searched directly. National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine

National Academies Press (NAP)

Offers more than 3,7000 books online in science & biomedical sciences. The NAP publishes more than 200 books a year on a wide range of topics in science, engineering, and medicine, providing authoritative information on important matters in science and health...

The Online Books Page

This Online Books Page is a website that facilitates very easy access to books that are freely readable over the Internet besides encouraging the development of such online books to benefit the readers.

Google Books

This is the world’s most comprehensive index of full-text books. Google Books is a service from Google Inc. that searches the full text of books and magazines that Google has scanned, converted to text using optical character recognition (OCR), and stored in its digital database. Books are provided either by...

Science Direct

Science Direct is Elsevier’s leading information solution for researchers, teachers, students, health care professionals and information professionals . It combines authoritative, full-text scientific, technical and health publications with smart, intuitive functionality so that you can stay informed in your field,...

Google Scholar

Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources : articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites....

The Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB)

DOAB is a discovery service that points to open access books. It enables the user to search the description of the books and to download the books from the site of the publisher. All books in DOAB are free to share. All publishers in DOAB are screened for their peer review procedures and licensing...