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Art and Architecture Source

Art Source covers a broad range of related subjects, from fine, decorative and commercial art, to various areas of architecture and architectural design. Providing over 750 full-text journals, more than 220 full-text books, and a collection of over 63,0000 images, it is designed for use by a diverse audience, including art scholars, artists, designers, students and general researchers.

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Dawsonera

A multi-disciplinary collection of over 150 e-books covering the arts, film, social sciences, computer science and general interests.

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Ebook Central

A comprehensive collection of over 100,000 e-books which covers a wide range of subjects including anthropology, art and design, cultural studies, drama, history, music, philosophy, psychology, religion and technology.

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EBSCO e-Books

A large collection of freely available eBooks on a broad range of subjects, from art and architecture to science and medicine.

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eBook Education Collection

The eBook Education Collection provides titles ranging from introductory texts on education theory and practice for undergraduates to more complex and detailed works for advanced students and scholars in the Education discipline. Also included are support materials for student teachers and professionals working in primary and higher education classrooms, covering topics from curriculum building to student behaviour and dynamics.

 

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Gale Virtual Reference Library

Gale Virtual Reference Library is a collection of encyclopedias and specialized reference books which focuses on literature and history, with smaller collections in the areas of drama, business, science and religion.

 

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Historical Texts

Historical Texts brings together three historically significant collections for the first time: Early English Books Online (EEBO), Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO) and 65,000 texts from the British Library 19th Century newspaper collection.

 

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MyiLibrary

MyiLibrary offers access to some of the most topical and current e-books available today. You can access a wide range of research, reference and reading materials in subject areas such as Fine Arts, Music, Language and Literature, Philosophy, Psychology, Religion, and World History.

 

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Oxford Reference

Access to over 200 dictionaries and reference e-books published by Oxford University Press, including the Oxford Dictionary of English. Click on 'Show books in my subscription' to view titles which have full-text access.

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Project Gutenberg

Project Gutenberg offers for free the full text of over 50,000 ebooks which are out of copyright, such as the complete works of Shakespeare and Jane Austen, and allows you to read them online or download them in a range of formats.