E-book providers

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ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) (external link)
Subject: computing
Contents: all e-books available on the "ACM Digital Library" platform

ACS Symposium Series Online (external link)
Subjects: food chemistry, organic chemistry, materials science, etc
Contents: all volumes of conference proceedings from symposia of the Technical Department of the American Chemical Society (ACS) from 1951 onwards

ACSESS – Alliance of Crop, Soil, and Environmental Science Societies (external link)
Subjects: agronomy, agriculture, soil science
Contents: all e-books published by the American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, and Soil Science Society of America

AGU (American Geophysical Union) (external link)
Subjects: geological sciences
Contents: all book series published from 1956 onwards

AIAA (The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics) (external link)
Subjects: aerospace technology, engineering and science
Contents: all volumes of the series "Progress in Aeronautics and Astronautics", "AIAA Education Series", and "Library of Flight" as well as the "Meeting Papers" published between 1963 and 2016

AMS (American Mathematical Society) (external link)
Subject: mathematics
Contents: the series "Contemporary Mathematics", "Proceedings", and "Memoirs" published from 1980 onwards as well as "Mathematical Surveys and Monographs" published between 1943 and 2014

AOCS (American Oil Chemists' Society): "Your Global Fats & Oils Connection" (external link)
Subjects: lipids, fats, oils, surfactants, detergents
Contents: all e-books available on the "ScienceDirect" platform published from 1995 onwards

Artech House (external link)
Subjects: engineering, electrical engineering, technology in general
Contents: all e-books published between 1997 and 2016

ASCE (American Society of Civil Engineers) (external link)
Subject: civil engineering
Contents: all e-books and standards published until 2016

ASM (American Society for Microbiology) (external link)
Subject: microbiology
Contents: all e-books published between from 1993 onwards

ASM Materials Information (external link)
Subject: materials science
Contents: all the handbooks of ASM International (formerly American Society for Metals)

ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers) (external link)
Subject: mechanical engineering
Contents: all e-books published between 1993 and 2016

Bauwelt Fundamente (external link)
Subjects: architectural theory, history of architecture, urban design
Contents: all available volumes of the series "Bauwelt Fundamente" published from 1963 onwards

Begell House (external link)
Subjects: thermodynamics, heat transfer, combustion, fluid mechanics
Contents: all volumes of the "Series in thermal and fluids science and engineering"

Birkhäuser (external link)
Subjects: architecture and design
Contents: all e-books in the above subjects published between 2004 and 2016, which are available on De Gruyter Online

Brill Academic Publishers (external link)
Subjects: materials science, surface chemistry, garden design
Contents: all e-books in the above subjects published between 2007 and 2010 as well as the collection Historical Garden Design (external link)

CABI (Centre for Agricultural Bioscience International) (external link)
Subjects: agricultural sciences, veterinary medicine, environmental sciences, health and nutrition, leisure and tourism
Contents: books published from 2000 onwards. The chapters are indexed in the CAB Abstracts (external link) database and linked directly to the full text via SFX. Several encyclopaedia (external link)

Cambridge Books Online (external link)
Subjects: chemistry, biology, medicine (until 2016), mathematics, physics, astronomy, engineering, environmental sciences, geography (until 2016), economics (until 2016), art (until 2016), computer science (2016)
Contents: all e-books and textbooks in the above subjects published until 2017 and as specified in brackets, respectively

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press (external link)
Subjects: biology, medicine
Contents: all monographs published between 1970 and 2009

CRC Press (external link)
Subjects: science, technology, medicine, economics, information technology
Contents: all titles in the SCI-TECHnetBASE, CHEMLIBnetBASE (until 2015), MEDICINEnetBASE, ECONOMICSnetBASE (until 2015) and BUSINESSnetBASE (until 2015)

De Gruyter (external link)
Subjects: science, technology, mathematics, medicine, economics, information technology, arts and architecture
Contents: all e-books and e-journals in the above subjects

ECCO (Eighteenth Century Collections Online) (external link)
Subjects: science, technology, medicine
Contents: all titles in the above subjects (collection 1 and 2). Literature from the 18th century, printed in the United Kingdom, plus some American works. See also NCCO (Nineteenth Century Collections Online) (external link)

Edward Elgar (external link)
Subjects: law, business, management, economics
Contents: selected handbooks dealing with law published from 2014 onwards and all e-books in the remaining above mentioned subjects published between 2004 and 2010 as well as 2012 and 2016

Elsevier E-Books (external link)
Subjects: science, technology, medicine, health sciences, social sciences, economics
Contents: all monographs, a number of textbooks, major reference works and handbooks available on the "ScienceDirect" platform published from 1995 onwards as well as significant historical works

Emerald (external link)
Subjects: business, accounting, finance, strategy planning, transportation
Contents: over 85 series of books totalling more than 730 volumes from the "Business, Management and Economics" collection and selected e-books on transportation

European Mathematical Society (external link)
Subject: mathematics
Contents: all titles published from 2004 onwards

Future Medicine (external link)
Subject: medicine
Contents: selected e-books published between 2012 and 2015

Future Science (external link)
Subjects: chemistry, pharmaceutical science, environmental science
Contents: all e-books published between 2013 and 2015

Gale Virtual Reference Library (Cengage Learning) (external link)
Subjects: multidisciplinary
Contents: numerous reference works from various publishers

Geological Society of America (GSA) (external link)
Subject: geology
Contents: titles in the series "Special Papers", "Memoirs", "Field Guides", and "Reviews in Engineering Geology" published between 1934 and 2016

Geological Society of London (external link)
Subjects: geological sciences
Contents: all volumes of the series "Special publications" published from 1964 (volume 1) onwards

Giardino di Archimede
Subjects: mathematics and related sciences
Contents: all titles, significant historical works dating from the second half of the 15th century to the 18th century

Hanser (external link)
Subjects: civil engineering, construction, electrical engineering, computer science, plastics technology, mechanical engineering, mathematics and natural sciences, quality management, economics
Contents: all titles in the above subjects

HERDT (external link)
Subjects: information technology
Contents: all IT user guides available on HERDT-Campus

Hirzel (external link) 
Subjects: science, philosophy
Contents: selected e-books published between 2004 and 2014

IEEE/IEE electronic library (external link)
Subjects: electrical engineering, information science, electronics
Contents: access to the whole content of the “IEEE Xplore” platform including all Wiley-IEEE Press titles

IET (Institution of Engineering Technology) (external link)
Subjects: engineering, technology
Contents: all e-books published between 1990 and 2016

IGI Global (external link)
Subjects: information science, computer science, management
Contents: all titles published from 2000 onwards

Industrial Press (external link)
Subjects: engineering, technology, production
Contents: all titles in the above subjects published between 1936 and 2009

Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) (external link)
Subject: civil engineering
Contents: all reference works, technical works, conference proceedings and contract documents that are available via the "ICE Virtual Library" (Institution of Civil Engineers) platform

IOP (Institute of Physics) (external link)
Subject: physics
Contents: all e-books published from 2013 onwards

IOS Press Books Online (external link)
Subjects: science, technology, medicine
Contents: all e-books in the above subjects published from 2001 onwards

ISA (International Society of Automation) (external link)
Subjects: technology, automation
Contents: all e-books published between 2008 and 2010

IWA Publishing (International Water Association) (external link)
Subjects: water, wastewater
Contents: all e-books and titles of the series “WERF Research Report“ available on the "Water Intelligence Online" platform

JSTOR (external link)
Subjects: business and economics, mathematics and statistics, science
Contents: all e-books in the above subjects published between 2010 and 2012; titles are published by various university presses

Karger (external link)
Subjects: medicine, natural sciences
Contents: all e-books published until 2009

Mary Ann Liebert (external link)
Subjects: biomedical research, life sciences
Contents: all e-books published between 2008 and 2011

McGraw Hill (external link)
Subjects: engineering and computer science, business, medicine
Contents: selected e-books in the above subjects published until 2016 as all e-books available on "AccessEngineering" (external link) 

MIT Press (external link)
Subjects: computing
Contents: all e-books available on the "IEEE Xplore" platform

Momentum Press (external link)
Subjects: mechanical engineering, materials science and engineering, manufacturing engineering
Contents: all e-books in the above subjects published between 2009 and 2010

Morgan & Claypool (external link)
Subjects: engineering, computer science, life sciences
Contents: all subject-based series of 50- to 100-page "lectures". These each deal with a specific subject and are written by experts.

MyiLibrary (external link)
Subjects: multidisciplinary
Contents: selected titles from various publishers

National Research Council (NRC) (external link)
Subjects: science, technology
Contents: all e-books published between 1993 and 2010

NCCO (Nineteenth Century Collections Online) (external link)
Subjects: science, technology, medicine, photography, cartography
Contents: All titles in the above subjects (parts 1 and 2). Literature from the 19th century, printed in the United Kingdom, complemented with global works. See also ECCO (Eighteenth Century Collections Online) (external link)

Nomos (external link)
Subjects: media studies and communication research, economy
Contents: all e-books in the above subjects published from 2014 onwards

OECD iLibrary (external link)
Subjects: economics, economic trends
Contents: all studies, books, papers und statistics released by OECD (Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development)

Oekom Verlag (external link)
Subjects: sustainability, sustainable economy, environmental policy, environmental education
Contents: all e-books in the above subjects

OSA Publishing (The Optical Society) (external link)
Subjects: optics, photonics
Contents: all volumes of conference proceedings published from 1975 onwards

Ovid (Books@Ovid) (external link)
Subjects: medicine, pharmacology
Contents: selected e-books published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins between 2005 and 2015

Oxford University Press (external link)
Subjects: biology, mathematics, physics, neurosciences, business studies, economics, finance, philosophy, politics
Contents: Titles from the modules on the above subjects available on "Oxford Scholarship Online". There are also searchable summaries and keywords at book and chapter level for all e-books. Access to selected encyclopedias on "Oxford Reference (external link)" as well as to all handbooks in the subjects business and management on "Oxford Handbooks Online (external link)".

Pearson Studium (external link)
Subjects: multidisciplinary
Contents: selected textbooks in German published between 2006 and 2016

Penn Well (external link)  
Subjects: energy market and management
Contents: all e-books published between 1984 and 2009

ProQuest Ebook Central™ (external link)
Subjects: multidisciplinary
Contents: selected titles from various publishers

RSC eBook Collection (external link)
Subjects: chemistry and related sciences (e.g. biology, environmental and materials Science)
Contents:all titles published from 1968 onwards and historical information collected by the Royal Society of Chemistry and its precursor societies dating back to 1505 in the "Historical Collection" (external link)

SAE MOBILUS (external link)
Subjects: automotive engineering, aviation and space technology
Contents: all titles. Technical papers, e-books, conference proceedings and regulations published by the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) since 1906.

Safari Books Online (external link)
Subject: information technology
Contents: all e-books (without videos)

Sage (external link)
Subjects: business and management, geography and environmental science
Contents: selected books, encyclopedias and handbooks in the above subjects published between 2001 and 2015

SciTech Publishing (external link) (Imprint of IET)
Subjects: radar, RF/microwave engineering, electrical engineering, electronic warfare
Contents: all e-books published between 1994 and 2016

SEG (Society of Exploration Geophysicists) (external link)
Subject: applied geophysics
Contents: all e-books published between 1959 and 2016

Siam Reference Collection (external link)
Subject: applied mathematics
Contents: all e-books produced by the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM)

Smithers Rapra (external link)
Subjects: polymer technology
Contents: all textbooks, guides and conference proceedings published between 1996 and 2016

SPIE E-Books (external link)
Subjects: electrical engineering, instrumentation and control engineering, natural sciences in general, technology in general
Contents: all titles published by the International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE) from 1989 onwards

Springer E-Books (external link)
Subjects: multidisciplinary
Contents: monographs in English and German (including many textbooks), document series (e.g. various lecture notes) and reference works published from 2005 onwards by Springer and its imprints (Birkhäuser, Gabler, Metzler, etc.) as well as numerous older titles published from 1842 onwards

Taylor & Francis (external link)
Subjects: science and technology, architecture, built environment and environmental sciences
Contents: e-books in science and technology from the publisher Marcel Dekker, now part of the publishing group Taylor & Francis, published between 1999 and 2004, all DRM-free e-books concerning environmental sciences published by Routledge until 2012, all e-books published by Routledge, Spon Press and Taylor & Francis until 2016 as well as selected e-books published by Ashgate until 2016

Thieme (external link)
Subjects: biology, chemistry, toxicology
Contents: selected textbooks in the above subjects

Trans Tech Publications (external link)
Subjects: materials science and engineering
Contents: all volumes of the monograph series „Materials Science Foundations” (until 2015) and its successor „Foundations of Materials Science and Engineering” published since 1998

Ulmer (external link)
Subjects: garden, animals, nature, agriculture
Contents: selected e-books in the above subjects published until 2016

University of Chicago (external link)
Subjects: writing and publishing
Contents: the 15. and 16. edition of "The Chicago Manual of Style" guide

UTB (external link)
Subjects: natural sciences, geosciences, business economics, macroeconomics
Contents: all textbooks in the above subjects

Vahlen (external link)
Subjects: business economics, accounting, investment, cost accounting and controlling, marketing, financial mathematics, human resource management, logistics, business management
Contents: all e-books in the above subjects published 2014 and 2016

VDE Verlag (external link)
Subjects: electrical engineering, building services, HVAC technology
Contents: all e-books in the above subjects as well as all volumes of the series "Normen Verständlich" published until 2016

Vogel Buchverlag (external link)
Subjects: technology, mechanical engineering, automation
Contents: all e-books in the above subjects

Vulkan Verlag (external link)
Subjects: automation, electric railway, gas, building services, industrial valves, industrial pumps and compressors, piping, thermo process technology, water and wastewater
Contents: all e-books in the above subjects published until 2016

Wageningen Academic Publishers (external link)
Subjects: life sciences, animal science, food science, environmental science, plant science
Contents: all e-books published between 1995 and 2016

Wichmann (external link)
Subjects: geoinformatics, geodesy, photogrammetry
Contents: all e-books in the above subjects published until 2016

Wiley Online Books (external link)
Subjects: natural sciences, technology, medicine, economics, humanities, information technology
Contents: Numerous selected titles from the publishers Blackwell Publishing and Wiley. All e-books published from 2011 onwards in the collections "Agriculture, Aquaculture and Food Science", "Art and Applied Arts", "Business, Economics, Finance and Accounting", "Chemistry", "Computer Science and Information Technology", "Earth and Environment", "Life Sciences", "Mathematics and Statistics", and "Physical Sciences and Engineering". All major reference works in the subjects science, technology, and medicine.

World Scientific eBooks (external link)
Subjects: multidisciplinary
Contents: all e-books except textbooks published from 1982 onwards, plus numerous older titles