E-Books

Available Collections

The University of Regina Library has purchased access to several e-books collections. Included titles can be also accessed either through our database listings or records in University of Regina Catalogue. Collections of books that can be downloaded in full are marked with the following icon

APA Logo APA Books
Permanent, unlimited access to full-text e-books from 2010 and 2011 APA E-Collections. Published by the American Psychological Association, APA Books E-Collections provide scholarly content in psychology and related disciplines (including medicine, psychiatry, nursing, sociology, education, pharmacology, neuroscience, and physiology).
Ovid BOOKS@OVID
Books@Ovid is a searchable collection of electronic books from a variety of publishers on topics in the health sciences, including medical, nursing and pharmacy titles.
Cambridge Cambridge Histories Online
Full text collection of over 250 volumes of the Cambridge Histories reference series, published since 1960 by the Cambridge University Press. All the available volumes are grouped into 15 different academic subjects: American history, British history, general history, history of science, history of the book, language and linguistics, literary studies, music, philosophy, political and social theory, regional history, religious studies, theatre studies and performing arts, and warfare.
Cambridge University Press eBooks
A collection of 2,431 e-book titles published between 1995 and 2007 ; an additional 333 titles will be included over the next 3 years.

Canadian Electronic Collection
Canadian Electronic Library consists of three collections: Canadian Publishers Collection, Canadian Public Policy Collection, and Canadian Health Research Collection. It provides access to non-fiction and reference books from Canadian commercial publishers as well as to documents from non-profit and public-sector organizations.

You can access ebrary without the need to register, however, it is necessary to open an account if you wish to use special features like downloading, adding notes, highlighting text and using bookmarks. An account can be opened on the ebrary website and is free of charge.

Canadian University Presses
Canadian University Presess frontlist collection , 2015- .

Free Adobe Digital Editions Reader and Adobe ID is required for downloads

Digital Engineering Library
Digital Engineering Library offers 150+ outstanding titles, including Marks’ Standard Handbook for Mechanical Engineers, Perry’s Chemical Engineers Handbook, Roark’s Formulas for Stress and Strain, Industrial Engineering Handbook, Land Development Handbook, Materials Handbook, Moving the Earth, Engineering News Record, and more.

. EBL Collection
A multidisciplinary database of scholarly and professional electronic books, available full text
. EBSCO ebook Collection
NetLibrary was integrated into EBSCO Ebook Collection.  A multidisciplinary database of reference, scholarly, and professional electronic books, available full text."
e-Duke
At least 100 new electronic books published by Duke University Press in the humanities and social sciences each year, in addition to approximately 1000 backlist titles.

Gale Virtual Reference Library
Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias, almanacs, and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. University of Regina provides access to 39 titles.

Gutenberg-e
Award-winning history e-books from Columbia University Press, supplemented by digitized primary sources, images, music, video, and links to related web sites.
Knovel Library
University of Regina subscription is limited to titles included in engineering subject areas.
Provides access to over 1000 full text titles in the following engineering areas: Aerospace & Radar Technology, Civil Engineering & Construction Materials, Electrical & Power Engineering, Electronics & Semiconductors, Environmental Engineering, General Engineering and Engineering Management, Mechanics & Mechanical Engineering, and Oil & Gas.
OECD Library OECDiLibrary
SourceOECD is the web portal of OECD (Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development). SourceOECD comprises 20 Book collections by theme (approx. 600 titles. OECD publications cover economic and social issues including trade, education, labour, social policy, health, finance, development, energy, environment, and science and innovation.
Oxford Reference Online
The Premium collection of over 100 language and subject reference works published by the Oxford University Press.Subjects Multidisciplinary, including: Art & Architecture, Bilingual Dictionaries, Biological Sciences, Classics, Computing, Earth & Environmental Sciences, Economics & Business, English Dictionaries & Thesauruses, English Language Reference, Food & Drink, History, Law, Literature, Maps & Illustrations, Medicine, Military History, Mythology & Folklore, Names & Places, Performing Arts, Physical Sciences & Mathematics, Politics & Social Sciences, Quotations, Religion & Philosophy, Science.
Oxford University Press eBooks
A collection of 5,038 e-book titles published between 1948 and 2008 ; an additional 333 titles will be included over the next 3 years.
Safari Tech Books Online
Safari is an online electronic library that provides full-text access to a collection of over 1000 technical books. This service offers the latest titles from Addison Wesley Professional, Adobe Press, Cisco Press, O'Reilly, Peachpit Press, Prentice Hall PTR, Que, Sams and many other publishers.
eScholarship
Scholarly books published by the University of California Press and made freely available on the Internet.
Science Direct Book Series
University of Regina has subscription to:
ScienceDirect Chemistry Book Series
ScienceDirect Enzymology Book Series
ScienceDirect Life Sciences Book Series
Springer e-books
Access available to over 13,000 Springer e-books with copyright publication date 2005 and later.Subject areas: biology, chemistry, computer science, economics, engineering, environment, geography, geology, health, math, physics, humanities and law.
Taylor & Francis eBooks
A collection of 11,697 titles published between 1933 - 2008 ; an additional 333 forward list T&F titles will be included over the next 3 years.
World Bank E-Library
The collection consists of over 1,600 World Bank publications and over 2,300 Policy Research Working Papers .