eBooks for Business and Management
Note: A cross-searchable multidisciplinary database of electronic books featuring publications from major academic publishers. New titles are being added regularly. (In the process of being replaced by Proquest Ebook Central).
The handbooks consist of 30 titles covering a broad set of topics. The series currently consists of 70+ volumes.
New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics
Note: Written by over 1500 eminent contributors, this new edition of The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics retains many classic essays of enduring importance and contains 1,872 articles.
Provides digital access to scholarly journals and books in the humanities and social sciences. Content comes from non-profit scholarly publishers, including university presses and societies. Full text resources include journal articles, book reviews and book chapters.
Note: A cross-searchable multidisciplinary database of electronic books featuring publications from major academic publishers. New titles are being added regularly.
Available at Boston Public Library
The Boston Public Library also subscribes to the Gale Virtual Reference Library and other electronic resources. BPL’s eBooks page is available here. A valid BPL library card is required to access BPL’s databases from outside the library. Massachusetts residents can sign up for a BPL eCard by following the instructions listed here.
Open Access E-Books
Contains full-text reference, literary and nonfiction works. Coverage includes up-to-date editions of encyclopedias and dictionaries; contemporary and classic thesauri and English usage guides; etiquette (Emily Post) and parliamentary procedure (Robert’s Rules of Order).
Internet Archive: Texts
Displays over 1,000,000 items, most of them published before 1923. Materials have been contributed by American and Canadian libraries.
Library of Congress Digital Collections
Collection includes American Memory (history of advertising, technology and industry), country studies/area handbooks, and more.
The Online Books Page [About]
A directory of books that can be freely read on the Internet. Includes more than 25,000 books covering a wide variety of subjects and it can be searched by title, author, or Library of Congress Classification.
U.S. Government Publishing Office
Provides free electronic access to a wealth of important information products produced by the Federal Government. The information provided on this site is the official, published version and the information retrieved from GPO Access can be used without restriction, unless specifically noted.