Electronic Books

Ebook Databases & Full-Text Collections

YSU students, faculty & staff have access to electronic books through the databases listed below:

Electronic Book Center
Contains the full texts of thousands of scholarly and reference e-books from several publishers, covering many subject areas. Contains electronic books purchased by Ohio academic libraries from these publishers: ABC-CLIO, Gale, Oxford University Press, Sage, and Springer.

EBSCO eBooksEBSCO eBooks Off Campus Access
Ebooks with an imprint earlier than 2005 on many academic subjects. Includes thousands of titles purchased by OhioLINK, plus thousands of public-domain ebooks. Every word in every book is searchable. Operates on the library check-out model, where readers check out e-books for a specified amount of time.

Safari Books Online Safari Books Online Off Campus Access
Provides electronic books in computer science, information technology, business, and related fields from O’Reilly, Pearson, and other IT and business publishers.

Oxfod Scholarship Online

Oxford Scholarship Online Off Campus Access
Library containing the full text of important scholarly books from Oxford University Press. Includes both classic and newly-published works in the humanities and social sciences. Subject collections are available in Economics & Finance, Philosophy, Political Science, and Religion. These books are also available at the OhioLINK Electronic Book Center.


Wiley Online Library
Multidisciplinary collection of online resources covering life, health and physical sciences, social science, and the humanities. It delivers seamless integrated access to over 4 million articles from 1500 journals, over 11,500 online books, and hundreds of reference works, laboratory protocols and databases.