Wageningen Academic Publishers ebook & ejournal collections on trial

Wag iconAbout Wageningen Academic Publishers

Being located in the midst of one of the world’s most famous food & agriculture research centres (Wageningen University and Research Centre) in the Netherlands, Wageningen Academic Publishers publish research in the Life Sciences.

Cambridge University users have free access to ebook and ejournal content from here, between the 18th April until Friday the 27th May.

e-book collections:

The Wageningen Academic Publishers e-book collections constitute a valuable resource for academic staff and students in the Life Sciences and related Social disciplines. The collections include monographs, handbooks and proceedings. They can be browsed in the following subject categories:

Please note, a small number of books displayed on the platform are not available as ebooks, these will show up on the platform with a white square icon.

The majority of titles will show with a green square icon and these are available, both from on and off campus for the duration of the trial.


The Wageningen Academic Publishers e-journal collection comprises five subscription based, peer reviewed scientific journals. With around 70% of the journal collection content being included in the Thomson Reuters Journal Citation Reports, this is a meaningful and relevant scientific collection for the interdisciplinary fields of AgriFood and Veterinary science.

Journal of Insects as Food and Feed

World Mycotoxin Journal

Beneficial Microbes

Quality Assurance and Safety of Crops & Foods

Comparative Exercise Physiology

Please contact the ebooks team at ebooks@lib.cam.ac.uk, if you would like to send feedback on this trial.


Ebooks survey – win an Apple Watch


Students and researchers, would you like to be in with a chance of winning an Apple Watch? Please spare 15-20 minutes of your time to complete ProQuest’s 2016 Global Student & Researcher Ebook Survey and you will be entered into a prize draw with results announced in June.

Duke University Press: new ebooks for 2016

Laziness, cynicism and digressiveness promote academic creativity, or so argues Nick Salvato in his new book Obstruction, published last month by Duke University Press.



Obstruction is just one of 25 ebooks published in 2016 that are available on the eDuke Books Scholarly Collection platform to members of the University of Cambridge. Click on the covers below to view the full text of some of these titles in subjects including Asian Studies, Feminist Theory, Anthropology and Literary Studies:


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In addition to a growing collection of new titles, members of the University have access to 1250 titles published between 1964 and 2007 from the archive collection.

All available titles are listed on LibrarySearch and access is available both on and off-campus, via the authenticated links in the LibrarySearch records. If accessing from off campus you will be directed to log in with your Raven username and password. Alternatively, you can search the collection by subject, author or title on the eDuke Books Scholarly Collection platform.

If you have any comments or questions about this collection please contact the ebooks@cambridge team by emailing ebooks@lib.cam.ac.uk.

Please join us at the ebooks annual meeting

The ebooks Advisory Group are pleased to invite all college, faculty, departmental, and UL librarians to our annual ebooks meeting on Thursday April 14th in the English Faculty, West Road, Room GR06/07.

Coffees, teas & biscuits will be served in the Social Space from 10am and the meeting will start at 10.30 and aim to finish for 12.30.

If you would like to join us please fill in the doodle poll before the 9th of April so that we have numbers for catering purposes.



Introduction – Catherine Reid (Clare College)

ebooks@cambridge update – Jayne Kelly (ebooks/UL)

“The Ages of Ebooks” – Sarah Burton (Judge Business School)

Any questions?

Group participation (yes YOU have to get involved..)

Summary & close – Catherine & Jayne

We look forward to seeing you there!