New ebook category in LibrarySearch

Not all ebooks in LibrarySearch can be accessed from off-campus as a new category of ebooks has now been added to the catalogue – non-print legal deposit books.

ebooks in LSA message has been added to LibrarySearch records for non-print legal deposit books to explain that these titles are only available on designated PCs in the University Library and the Affiliated Libraries.

If you open the record there will be a link marked ‘View item’ after the description ‘Online’. This will not link through to full text unless you are using one of the designated PCs within the UL or Affiliated Libraries.

A list of Affiliated Libraries can be found on the Libraries Directory, here.


Any ebook record without the ‘Condition of use’ note will continue to allow members of the University of Cambridge with a valid Raven account access to full text content from off campus. You can check if your Raven login will allow you access to eresources here.


New ebook titles – December 2015

Here is a selection of the titles added to the ebooks@cambridge collection during December. These titles were purchased by, or on behalf of, department and faculty libraries within the University of Cambridge and by the University Library.

Click on the cover image to access the title via our authenticated links.

Visual organization    Included or excludedLearning curves    Aerogels  rethinking synt  Analysis of boolean functions  Pisa unita nelle arti  Caryl ChurchillL'Abbazia di San Salvatore a Settimo  The social media marketing book  DigiMarketing    RebellionCostuming the Shakespearean stage  ABC of sexual health  A mind of her own  The Routledge international handbook of educational effectiveness and improvement    hunger  Silences in NGO discourseThe Cambridge companion to international criminal law  Analogies in international investment law and arbitration    The Cambridge companion to public lawQuestions of jurisdiction and admissibility before international courts  Troubling sex  From text to 'lived' resource  The Routledge international handbook of philosophies and theories of early childhood education and care

Open Book Publishers are “changing the nature of the traditional academic book”

OBP1Open Book Publishers was founded in 2008 by a small group of academics at the University of Cambridge.There are currently 67 published and 18 forthcoming titles spanning subjects including  Anthropology, Archaeology & Religion, Digital Humanities, Economics, Politics & Sociology, Law, Literature & Language, Mathematics, Philosophy, and Women & Gender Studies. To see a full list of published monographs and if you want to find out more about the vision behind OBP, their website is available from here and an interactive electronic version of their Winter 2016 catalogue can be found here. You can click straight into the full-text of the ebook version from within this catalogue.

OBP’s academic monographs are published in hardback, paperback, PDF and ebook editions, and they also include a free online edition that can be read online via the OBP website, and embedded anywhere. OBP titles are free to share and re-use, through Creative Commons licences.

OBP are challenging the standard “reproduced” ebook format by creating interactive ebooks, incorporating moving images, links and sound into the text. Their more traditional titles are complemented with freely available digital resources, including extra chapters, reviews, links and image galleries. These resources can be found alongside the relevant ebook on their website.

To read the ebooks directly from the website click on Read the PDF or Read the HTML buttons on the front page of each book title. To download a PDF, epub or mobi version of a title, just click on the relevant download button, as shown in the sceenshot below.


OBP ebooks can be found in LibrarySearch, and can be accessed by anyone from anywhere in the world, no Raven login required.

Cambridge University Library is a member of the OBP Library Members Scheme.

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cultural       oral       advanced       digital


New ebook titles – November 2015

Here is a selection of the titles added to the ebooks@cambridge collection during November. These titles were purchased by, or on behalf of, department and faculty libraries within the University of Cambridge and by the University Library.

Click on the cover image to access the title via our authenticated links.

  Dr Seuss  ASEAN economicPolitical economy of educational  From treaty-making     ASEAN as an actor  Advaeniat regnumASEAN's external  dell'antico al moderno  Transparency in international invetsment  co-operation learning  nine degrees  downcast eyes      Moliere the theoryeveryday life  Women of the Ren  Strangers here   Counselling in transcultural  re-visioning historical  Graffitti in antiquity  psycholinguistic and scoiolinguistic  new directions in 21st  contested illnesses  investment valuation  anna morandi   psychotherapy research  Hepple  Silent god  Social innovation  Value proposition  WTO accessions    9781119070481.pdf  principles of project  Kontexte der vernunft  input-output  critical introductionIl falso e il vero verde Le Ore 1960-1964    Handbook of writing research (2nd ed)  global intellectual  What is enlightenment  compact city  sociable cities  Mill's the subjection of women  Global change in the holocene  Victorian legacy

Lecture Notes in Mathematics archive


The Betty & Gordon Moore Library and the University Library are pleased to announce the University of Cambridge now has access to the entire archive of the Springer series Lecture Notes in Mathematics back to 1964.

Lecture Notes in Mathematics is an essential resource providing access to new developments in all areas of mathematics and their applications. The type of material covered includes research monographs, and slightly more unusually and more difficult to source, Lectures, on a new field or presentations of a new angle in a classical field, and reports of intensive courses on topics of current research.

Access the Lecture notes in mathematics backfile viathis linkor via the eresources@cambridge A-Z.  Records for the individual monographs and lectures will be available in LibrarySearch and LibrarySearch+ mid-month.

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