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E-Books: Electronic Book Collections

Electronic Books

Electronic Book Collections Available through William & Mary Libraries
This chart lists the major e-book collections to which current College of William & Mary students, staff, and faculty have access through Swem Library.  Additional book chapters and full-text e-books are available in a variety of other databases. 
For additional e-book collections, please visit the E-Books Database list.  Please contact the library's Research Department for help.
E-BOOK COLLECTION
CONTENT
DOWNLOADING
& MOBILE APPS
PRINTING
USERS AT A TIME
 
ACLS Humanities E-book
 
 Humanities   
Books not available to download to mobile devices
Details
 
No limit
Unlimited
EBSCO E-Book Collection
 
EBSCO e-books help
 
 
 
 All subjects
Chapters and excerpts
EBSCO downloading help

  (Must Create An Account to Download)

EBSCO e-books on mobile devices
Up to 100 pages per session 
EBSCO printing help
Most EBSCO e-Collection e-books allow only 1 concurrent user. 
 
EBSCO E-Book Academic Collection
EBSCO e-books help
 
· All subjects
 Chapters and excerpts
EBSCO downloading help

(Must Create An Account to Download)

EBSCO e-books on mobile devices
Up to 100 pages per session 
EBSCO printing help
EBSCO *Academic* e-books have unlimited concurrent users.
eBook Central
 
eBook Central Help
 
 
 
 All subjects
 Most book chapters; some whole books
Downloading help
 
 
Up to 100 pages per session
 
Most Ebrary e-books allow only 1 user
 
 
OpenBook Publishers
 
 
 All subjects
 
 
 
 
 
 
Oxford Reference
Oxford Reference help
 Reference books on all topics
Individual pages
Individual pages
Multiple
 
 
Oxford Scholarship Online
OSO help
Law, Political Science, and Economics & Finance modules only
 Chapters
Chapters
5 User Limit
 
 
 
 
 
 
Safari Tech Books Online*
Safari help
 
 
 
Computer science and technology
No
 One page at a time
Safari printing help
50, shared with other libraries
SciVerse Science  Direct*
ScienceDirect Help´╗┐
 
 
 Science, technology, engineering,  mathematics, & health (STEM-H)
 
Yes
 
 Chapters
Multiple
   SpringerLink*
 
 
 
STEM-H
 Yes
Chapters
Multiple
*Provided by the Virtual Library of Virginia (VIVA) consortium