BU Libraries collect many eBooks and provide access to millions of freely accessible electronic publications beyond our holdings. Current Boston University students, staff, and faculty can access our eBooks through a variety of sources and on various mobile devices.

Major Collections

You’ll find various collections of eBooks when you perform a search, but you can also browse our complete list of free and subscription-based eBook collections.

Some of our major collections of eBooks are:

Ebooks Corporation (EBL)
Project Muse
Springer Link


Individual eBooks contain information from their providers concerning printing and downloading capabilities and device support, but if you don’t find the specifications you need, you can Ask a Librarian.

If we don’t have a book you’re looking for, feel free to suggest a purchase.