Oxford Handbooks Online – the 2020 updates and 3 new subject collections

The ebooks team are very pleased to announce that the 2020 updates for all the Oxford Handbooks subject collections have been purchased in perpetuity for Cambridge registered users. This purchase adds to the considerable backfile of handbooks already available to the Cambridge community via Oxford Handbooks Online, and adds three more complete subjects to our owned collections;

Complete coverage for all subjects from Foundation up to and including 2020 is now complete, and all subjects are listed below;

  • Archaeology
  • Business and Management – NEW
  • Classical Studies
  • Criminology and Criminal Justice – NEW
  • Economics and Finance
  • History
  • Law
  • Linguistics
  • Literature
  • Music
  • Neuroscience (Open Access)
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Sciences (2017-2019) – NEW
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Religion
  • Sociology

Monthly updates to the platform ensure that chapters from as yet unfinished handbook titles are available online in advance of print publication. So you receive the most current, and authoritative coverage possible. Please note that bibliographic records will not appear in iDiscover until handbook titles are published fully online.

Oxford Handbooks Online can be accessed on and off campus via Raven.

Selective titles from the new collections…

Click on the links below to access the full text of the books in the gallery above…

Oxford Handbook of Creative Industries

Oxford Handbook of Corporate Social Responsibility: Psychological and Organizational Perspectives

Oxford Handbook of Prisons and Imprisonment

Oxford Handbook of Generality in Mathematics and the Sciences

Oxford Handbook of Nanoscience and Technology : volume 2

Please contact the ebooks@cambridge team on ebooks@lib.cam.ac.uk if you have queries or feedback on this collection.

BibliU opens up temporary textbook access for the University of Cambridge

BibliU is an e-textbook provider who, together with their partners in the academic publishing community, has opened up a really useful selection of textbook titles for current staff and students at the University of Cambridge. This free access will be enabled until the 30th June 2020. It’s easy to access the textbooks, please click on the link below and you will be taken in to the BibliU platform, after selecting the ‘University of Cambridge’ and via your Raven login.

http://bibliu.com/users/saml/samlCambridge

Two collections are available on BibliU;

Core eTextbooks” from the following publishers: 
Oxford University Press, SAGE, Elsevier, Pearson, Cengage, Macmillan, McGraw-Hill (selected titles), Bloomsbury, FA Davis, Springer Nature, WW Norton, and Guilford Press. Critical and popular books, such as Oxford Chemistry Primers and key titles for Education students published by SAGE, are included in this collection.

A “Wellness and Study Skills Collection” of titles is also available on the platform.

The titles will be searchable in iDiscover very soon.

A short but helpful YouTube video intended as a quick start guide to BibliU can be accessed from this link. There is also a BibliU App which may be of interest if you wish to download books offline.

Key features of using textbooks on BibliU

  • Use on computers, tablets and phones.
  • Adjust colours and text size.
  • Make notes.
  • Download books to use offline.
  • Search in a single book or across multiple books.
  • Use ‘text to speech’ to read aloud.
  • Highlight.
  • Favourite your most used books for easy access.

A selection of titles you can find on BibliU are showcased below…

Harvard Business Publishing Collection on EBSCOhost – temporary access during COVID-19

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The University of Cambridge has temporary access to the Harvard Business Publishing Collection, thanks to Harvard Business School Publishing and EBSCO. This access runs until the 30th June 2020. To access the collection please click on the link below;

This ebook collection includes the complete back caalogue of e-books published by Harvard Business School Publishing with more than 600 e-books, including 400+ monographs, seminal works and 150+ article compilations.

Some of the top titles included within this new and exciting collection are:

  • The Mind of the Leader
  • Playing to Win
  • Leading the Life You Want
  • The HBR Must Reads on Emotional Intelligence
  • The First 90 Days, Updated and Expanded
  • Innovator’s DNA : Mastering the Five Skills of Disruptive Innovators

All titles within the collection are for unlimited concurrent access, and all are available for offline download.

Please send any feedback you have on this collection by using the feedback form.

New ebooks – February 2020

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

A complete list of ebook purchases is available to Cambridge library staff to download from the ebooks@cambridge section of the Cambridge Libraries Intranet.

All of the titles can be found in iDiscover. Alternatively, follow the title links below the cover images for access.

Arts & Humanities

Humanities & Social Sciences

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

New ebooks – December 2019

Here is a taster 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.

A complete list of ebook purchases is available to Cambridge library staff to download from the ebooks@cambridge section of the Cambridge Libraries Intranet.

All of the titles can be found in iDiscover. Alternatively, follow the title links below the cover images for access.

Arts & Humanities

Humanities & Social Sciences

Science, Technology and Medicine

New ebooks – November 2019

Here is a taster 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.

A complete list of ebook purchases is available to Cambridge library staff to download from the ebooks@cambridge section of the Cambridge Libraries Intranet.

All of the titles can be found in iDiscover. Alternatively, follow the title links below the cover images for access.

Arts & Humanities

Humanities & Social Sciences

Science, Engineering, Business & Management

New ebooks – October 2019

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

A complete list of ebook purchases is available to Cambridge library staff to download from the ebooks@cambridge section of the Cambridge Libraries Intranet.

All of the titles can be found in iDiscover. Alternatively, follow the title links below the cover images for access.

Arts & Humanities

Humanities & Social Sciences

Business, Science, Physics. Geography and Medicine

New ebooks – September 2019

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

A complete list of ebook purchases is available to Cambridge library staff to download from the ebooks@cambridge section of the Cambridge Libraries Intranet.

All of the titles can be found in iDiscover. Alternatively, follow the title links below the cover images for access.

Arts & Humanities

Humanities & Social Sciences

Business, Science, Geography and Research skills

New ebooks – August 2019

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

A complete list of ebook purchases is available to Cambridge library staff to download from the ebooks@cambridge section of the Cambridge Libraries Intranet.

All of the titles can be found in iDiscover. Alternatively, follow the title links below the cover images for access.

Arts & Humanities

Humanities & Social Sciences

Business, Science, Medicine

New ebooks – July 2019

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

A complete list of ebook purchases is available to Cambridge library staff to download from the ebooks@cambridge section of the Cambridge Libraries Intranet.

All of the titles can be found in iDiscover. Alternatively, follow the title links below the cover images for access.

Arts & Humanities

Humanities & Social Sciences

Business, Science, Medicine, Coaching/Psychology