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Notes on Remote Access
Finding E-Books across E-Book Collections
Using E-books@CityU

Collection Subject Coverage Info/Guides Available Titles
AccessEngineering engineering info,
search guide
available titles
ACM Proceedings
(in ACM Digital Library)
computer science, electronic engineering info,
RefWorks help
available titles
airitiBooks
(see iRead eBook)
     
American Film Scripts Online films info,
tutorial
available titles
Apabi eBook multi-disciplines info,
notes on access
available titles including: law books, yearbooks, standards
Bloomsbury Collections multi-disciplines info,
tutorial
available titles
Books24x7 information technology, business, finance, public administration info,
notes for first-time users,
search guide
available titles
Brill Online: Human Rights and Humanitarian Law E-Books Online human rights, law info available titles
Brill Online: International Law E-Books Online international law info available titles
Business Insights Market Research Reports business info available titles
Cambridge Archive Editions Online: East and Southeast Asia Collection political and economic history info  
Cambridge Core. Books multi-disciplines info,
search guide
available titles
CRCnetBASE
(some subject collections are for trial only)
multi-disciplines info,
search guide
available titles
ebrary multi-disciplines info,
ebook download guides,
tutorials
available titles
EBSCOhost Audiobook Collection multi-disciplines info,
user guide,
tutorial
available titles
EBSCOhost eBook Collection multi-disciplines info,
user guide,
tutorials
available titles
Eighteenth Century Collections Online: Law Module law info available titles
Emerald eBook Series business, management, economics, social sciences info,
search guide,
tutorial,
RefWorks help
available titles
Emerald Emerging Markets Case Studies
[ Teaching Notes (access restricted to teaching staff) ]
business, management info,
search guide,
tutorial,
RefWorks help
available titles
Gale Virtual Reference Library multi-disciplines info,
search guide,
tutorial
available titles
HyRead ebook multi-disciplines info
search guide
available titles
IEEE Conference Proceedings and Standards
(in IEEE Xplore Digital Library)
engineering info,
search guide,
tutorial
available titles
IEEE-Wiley eBooks Library
(in IEEE Xplore Digital Library)
engineering and technologies info,
search guide,
tutorial
available titles
iRead eBook
華藝電子書
(formerly "airitiBooks")
multi-disciplines info,
search guide
available titles
JSTOR Books multi-disciplines info
tutorial
available titles
Making of Modern Law, The: Legal Treatises 1800-1926 law info available titles
McGraw-Hill eBook Library business and computing info available titles
McGraw-Hill Education eBook Collection business and management info,
search guide
available titles
MyiLibrary multi-disciplines info,
tutorial
available titles
Oxford Scholarship Online multi-disciplines info,
search guide,
tutorial
available titles
Palgrave Connect
(see SpringerLink eBooks)
     
PsycBOOKS psychology info,
search guide,
RefWorks help
available titles
RSC eBook Collection chemistry info,
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available titles
Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) Book Series chemistry info available book series:
ScienceDirect Books multi-disciplines, mainly sciences and engineering info,
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available titles
SpringerLink Book Series sciences and engineering info,
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available book series:
SpringerLink eBooks multi-disciplines, mainly sciences, mathematics and engineering info,
search guide,
RefWorks help
available SpringerLink titles,
available formerly Palgrave Connect titles
Taylor & Francis eBooks multi-disciplines info,
ebook download guide
available titles
Wiley eBook Collections. eTextbooks multi-disciplines info available titles
Wiley Online Library Books multi-disciplines info,
search guide,
tutorial,
RefWorks help
available titles
World Scientific eBooks multi-disciplines info available titles
大學數字圖書館國際合作計劃
China Academic Digital Associative Library
multi-disciplines info
中國學術典藏圖書庫
Digital Collection on China Studies
multi-disciplines info available titles
中華數字書苑
China Digital Library
multi-disciplines info available titles
超星數字圖書館
SuperStar Digital Library
multi-disciplines info,
PC setting for viewing ebooks,
SSreader guide
available titles
讀秀學術搜索
Duxiu.com
multi-disciplines info,
search guide

See also Highlighted E-Reference Collections


Remote Access to e-Books:

All e-books in the ebook collections listed above can be accessed remotely via ISPs (Internet Service Providers) by following the instructions on remote access.

Notes on Access to Apabi eBook:

  • Please use Internet Explorer to access Apabi eBook.
  • DO NOT check out ebook or request ebook at public workstations as ebooks checked out and requested will be locked up with the workstation being used.

Notes for First-time Users of Books24x7:

  • You will be prompted for authentication before you can see the login page of Books24x7. A personal Books24x7 account is required to access the ebook collection.
  • To register for an account:
    1. Click on the hyperlink Books24x7 in the above table. Enter your CityU ID Number and your Library PIN to authenticate yourself.
    2. At the Books24x7 login page, click on Register.
    3. Fill out and submit the registration form. You must register with your CityU email address. Books24x7 will then email the initial password to you.
  • At the Books24x7 login page, registered users can log in the ebook collection by entering your CityU email address as the username and your personal Books24x7 password.