Celebrate LGBT History Month with ebooks@cambridge

rosesIn celebration of LGBT History Month, the ebooks@cambridge team shines a light on a selection of LGBT titles that are available within two of our ebook collections.

Demand-driven purchases on Ebook Central

The first group of titles are all part of our Demand-Driven Acquisition scheme with Ebook Central. In this scheme, catalogue records for a large number of ebooks meeting specific selection criteria are added to iDiscover. The books are fully accessible to users and are triggered for purchase (and therefore become a permanent part of the ebook collection) when used for longer than ten minutes or when a selection is printed. The following titles were all triggered for purchase during the academic year 2018-19. Click on the covers to access the ebooks:

Histories of the transgender child  Welcome to Fairyland  Retroactivism in the lesbian archives  Boys in the band  Gender and sexualities in Africa  Boys love

Duke University Press

Duke University Press is known for publishing field-defining scholarship in queer theory, gay and lesbian studies and transgender studies. The University Library has purchased permanent ebook access to all 2016 – 2018 titles on Duke University Press’s own platform, and currently has access to all backlist titles too. Here are some of the LGBTQ+ titles from the 2018 collection (again, click on the covers to access the books):

Mobile subjects  Desire work  My butch career  Gay priori  Fugitive life  Erotic islands  Sisters in the life  Seeking rights

All of the above titles in both collections are available to members of the University on and off-campus through iDiscover or via the links on this page. Off-campus access requires a Raven username and password.

As usual, please contact ebooks@lib.cam.ac.uk with any questions about these or other ebooks in our collection.





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