Electronic Books

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

Cambridge University Press Ebooks
Collection of 8,500+ Cambridge University Press ebooks published from 2015 forward. New titles added regularly.
Note: Since YSU has access to a portion of Cambridge Core content, the opening screen limits to available full-text titles. Use “Refine listing” box (left side) to search within available titles. Using “Search all journal & book content” and “Search books” (upper right) searches ALL Cambridge Core content, including content not accessible.
Electronic Book Center
Full texts of thousands of scholarly and reference books covering many subject areas.
EBSCO eBook Collection
EBooks published earlier than 2005 on many academic subjects. 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.

MIT Press Direct eBook Collection
Complete collection of more than 3,000 eBooks from MIT Press. Subject areas covered include art and architecture, biomedical sciences, business and finance, computer science, cognitive science, design, education, environment, game studies, humanities, information science, linguistics, neuroscience, new media, philosophy, and social sciences. E-books are DRM-free, downloadable as chapter PDFs, with no simultaneous user limit.

O'Reilly Safari Learning Platform (formerly Safari Books Online)
Ebooks in computer science, information technology, business, and related fields.
Oxford Scholarship Online
Full texts of important scholarly books from Oxford University Press. Includes both classic and newly- published works in the humanities and social sciences. These books are also available at the OhioLINK Electronic Book Center.
SpringerLink   |  Off Campus
Access to millions of scientific documents from journals, books, series, protocols and reference works.
Multidisciplinary collection covering life, health and physical sciences, social science, and the humanities.

Database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.
Includes194 reference titles on literary topics.
Includes 265 reference titles for high school students, including history, science, math and more.
Includes 790 reference titles for general subjects.
Includes164 reference titles for middle school students. Subjects include history, math, science, language and more.
Primary Search Reference eBook Collection
Includes102 reference titles for elementary school students.
Science Reference eBook Collection
Includes 235 science reference titles for K-12 students.