New ebook titles – May 2016

Here is a selection of the titles added to the ebooks@cambridge collection during May. 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.

Biology1    Business1Classics1    Classics2Education1  9780470888438_cover.indd  Engineering1Engineering2       Engineering3  English1  Italian1Law1  Materials1    Medicine1  MML1  MML2MML3  SPS1  SPS2  SPS3  SPS4    SPS5  Philosophy1  7393_cover  HPS1    Italian2  Education3Education4    Engineering4  SPS6   SPS7  SPS8  Geography1     SPS9  HPS2  HPS3  Medicine2  Education5    Education6  8080_coverChemistry1  Chemistry2  Chemistry3  HPS4

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New ebooks available in time for Easter 2015

Can you find and borrow all the books you need before you go home for the Easter vacation?

Frustrated that someone else beat you to that crucial book on your reading list?

Run out of space in your luggage?

5778932400_66bd670a6d_zAll might not be lost, why not have a look at LibrarySeaebook iconrch to see if we have it as an ebook? You can easily see ebooks in the LibrarySearch catalogue as they are identified by the following icon.

To view a guide on searching for ebooks please click here.

To access an ebook directly from LibrarySearch click on the text alongside the “online” part of the catalogue record, this will take you straight into the full-text of the ebook. You can do this from outside of the University campus as long as you know your Raven login. For ebooks on the Dawsonera platform you will need your Raven login on campus too.

We have just added 77 brand new ebooks to our collection, in:

Asian & Middle East Studies, Archaeology & Anthropology, Business, Economics, Education, Engineering, English, Geography, History, History & Philosophy of Science, Linguistics, Maths, Music, and SPS.

You can browse our boards and link directly to some of these titles and more from the ebooks@cambridge Pinterest site.

For those studying English literature you may be interested in the 18 new titles purchased from Northcote’s ‘Writers and Their Works’ series but the English Faculty Library. New titles available include ‘Louis MacNiece and the poetry of the 1930s’ and ‘Revenge tragedy of the Renaissance’. Other titles purchased by the Library include:

Fairies in medieval romance Modernism Virginia Woolf

If Archaeology & Anthropology is more your thing then how about these?

9780500051764_26108 IncasOf Flying Saucers

Here is a selection of the other titles now available:

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Science and TechEconomic geographies Mao

 image credit: ‘Heavy Load’ by lincolnlues on Flickr – https://flic.kr/p/9NExgw

We’ve been looking at our usage statistics…

…and here is the overview for 2013…

With nearly 1.5 million hits on our ebook collections usage is up by almost 40% on 2012.

This year May, October and November were the busiest months for ebooks usage…

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The most used titles were in the subjects Education, Medicine, Business and Law.

The top ten titles were…

Top 10 titles

And now it’s well into 2014, why not check out some of our newly purchased titles…

AfricaandBlues  Psychiatry  Poeticform

Dip your toes into our new ebooks

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That pesky sand gets everywhere!

We hope you’re enjoying your holidays!

Meanwhile back in the library your librarians have been busy ordering new ebooks for you to dip into.

If you study Business, Anglo-Saxon Norse & Celtic, Education, Geography, History, HPS, Modern and Medieval Languages, Music, Philosophy, SPS & Zoology then there’s something new for you and all of the ebooks can be found in LibrarySearch.

Take a peep at our Pinterest pinterest site for direct access to many of the new titles, you can link direct to the full text from there too if you have a Raven username and password.  There’s a tiny selection to whet your appetite below:

Those sheep are looking at me funny

Those sheep are looking at me funny

Teacher training?

Teacher training?

Thunder and lightning very very frightening

Thunder and lightning very very frightening

A little bike music?

A little bike music?

Colonial Latin American literature

Colonial Latin American literature

Enjoy the sunshine!

JK

 

New ebooks for Easter!

Can you find and borrow all the books you need before you go home for the Easter vacation? Frustrated that someone else beat you to that crucial book on your reading list?

All might not be lost, why not have a look at LibrarySearch to see if we have it as an ebook? You can easily see ebooks in the LibrarySearch catalogue as they are identified by the following icon. ebook icon

To access an ebook directly from LibrarySearch click on the text alongside the “online” part of the catalogue record, this will take you straight into the full-text of the ebook. You can do this from outside of the University campus as long as you know your Raven login. For ebooks on the Dawsonera platform you will need your Raven login on campus too.

We have just added 24 brand new ebooks to our collection, in Business, Education, English, History & Philosophy of Science, Law, Maths and Music. You can browse our boards and link directly to some of these titles and more from the ebooks@cambridge Pinterest site.

For those studying English literature you may be interested in Taylor & Lavagnino’s collected works on Thomas Middleton Middletonor ‘Placing the plays of Christopher Marlowe’ by Deats & Logan. Marlowe

If History & Philosophy of Science is more your thing then how about ‘Sex, botany & empire’ by Fara or ‘Peoples on parade’ by Qureshi?

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For the Astronomers amongst you we now have Clarke & Carswell’s ‘Principles of astrophysical fluid dynamics’ by Cambridge University Press. And for mathematicians, ‘Optimal investment’ by Rogers.

 

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With all these new ebooks we are spoiling you…

The ebooks@cambridge team, along with Faculty and Departmental librarians have been busy buying new reading-list titles as ebooks.

Networking Penguins

P P P Pick up a mouse and click on an ebook!

If you are feeling like a Billy-No-Mates you could peruse this lovely business and management book with penguins on the cover, called ‘Networking for people who hate networking’ by Devora Zack.

There are also new ebooks in Classics, Engineering, English, Social & Political Sciences, Linguistics, Zoology, South East Asian Studies and Education. You can see what’s new by clicking onto the ebooks@cambridge Pinterest new ebooks 2013 board, and then clicking on the book covers to access the full texts.

Maybe you fancy reading a little poetry but are not really sure how to get the best from the experience? Then we have just the book for you by Terry Eagleton!Poetry1

Or for the Educationalists amongst you, how about Rudd’s ‘The Routledge companion to children’s literature’? Children1

And finally, here’s a fluffy little fella! Zoology students may be interested to have a flick through ‘Sensory ecology, behaviour and evolution’ by Martin Stevens.Zoology1

All of these ebooks can be found in LibrarySearch and can be read off campus with a Raven login.

The ebooks@cambridge team wish you a great weekend!

JK