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:


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.