Suggest an E-Book
E-books are electronic versions of printed books. To see if the library can provide access to the electronic full text of a book, click on the «Online resource» tab of a book record in NEBIS recherche. E-books are also available on publishers' websites listed below:
Conference proceedings from technical divisions' symposia of the American Chemical Society (ACS) from 1974 onwards.
Cambridge University Press
Users at Eawag, Empa, PSI, and WSL have access to all e-books in the Science & Engineering Collection.
- Browse by subject area:
Astronomy | Chemistry | Computer Science | Earth and Environmental Sciences | Engineering | General Science | Life Sciences | Mathematics | Physics | Statistics and Probability
Centre for Agricultural Bioscience International (CABI)
Access to all CABI e-books. Many books from CABI published in print are not available as e-books.
- Browse by subject area:
Agriculture | Animal and Veterinary Sciences | Environmental Sciences | Human, Food and Nutrition Sciences | Leisure and Tourism | Plant Sciences
The e-book collection SCI-TECHnetBASE includes the entire line of science and technical books from CRC Press (> 7000 titles).
- Browse by subject area:
Agriculture | Biomedical Science | Chemistry | Computer Science & Engineering | Energy & Clean Technology | Engineering – Chemical | Engineering – Civil | Engineering – Electrical | Engineering – Environmental | Engineering – General | Engineering – Industrial & Manufacturing | Engineering – Mechanical | Environmental Science | Information Technology | Life Science | Material Science | Math | Nanoscience & Technology | Physics | Polymer Science | Statistics | Water Science & Engineering
Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB)
The Directory of Open Access Books [DOAB] aggregates metadata for more than 1000 academic, open access e-books from 35 publishers; each book record has a link to the full text of the monograph on the publisher's website or repository. All books listed in DOAB are subjected to independent and external peer review prior to publication.
Access to all e-books in the subject collections below. Our e-book package from Elsevier has been expanded to include more than 3'000 books from the «Legacy Collection». These books from the mid-20th century to the present were originally published in print, digitized in recent years, and are now made available as e-books. ( List of titles in the Legacy Collection )
- Browse by subject area:
Agricultural and Biological Sciences | Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology | Chemical Engineering | Chemistry | Earth and Planetary Sciences | Energy | Engineering | Environmental Science | Materials Science | Mathematics | Physics and Astronomy
The Hanser eLibrary offers technical information for engineers and technicians. It covers the fields of metal and plastic processing, electric and electronic engineering, computer science, economy and management. Available are all titles published in 2011 and 2012.
Water Intelligence Online provides access to reference books and research reports covering water, wastewater and related environmental topics published by the International Water Association (IWA).
Please note that IWA Publishing offers access to their e-books on various websites. We offer access to IWA e-books exclusively via Water Intelligence Online.
16.04.2013: e-books published in 2013 now available!
Knovel Library is a comprehensive collection of e-books and reference works from various publishers. Some content is enhanced with tools to help analyze and manipulate the data interactively.
- Browse Knovel by subject area:
Adhesives, Coatings, Sealants & Inks | Aerospace & Radar Technology | Biochemistry, Biology & Biotechnology | Ceramics & Ceramic Engineering | Chemistry & Chemical Engineering | Civil Engineering & Construction Materials | Electrical & Power Engineering | Electronics & Semiconductors | Environment & Environmental Engineering | Food Science | General Engineering & Project Administration | Mechanics & Mechanical Engineering | Metals & Metallurgy | Oil & Gas Engineering | Pharmaceuticals, Cosmetics & Toiletries | Plastics & Rubber | Safety & Industrial Hygiene | Sustainable Energy & Development | Textiles
- Additional works from Knovel:
AICHE/CCPS – Chemical Process Safety
ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code – Section II Materials
Sax's Dangerous Properties
Morgan & Claypool
Organised by series, Morgan & Claypool's synthesis and colloquium lectures offer valuable entry points into topics from bio science, computer science and informatics, engineering, mathematics and statistics, and many more….
We obtained trial access until the end of 2014. Make the most of it and let us know what you think about its content by sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
MyiLibrary offers access to selected e-books from various publishers. Printing and downloading (PDF) is restricted to 10 pages per request. Available titles:
- American Water Works Association; American Society of Civil Engineers. Water Treatment Plant Design . McGraw-Hill Publishing; 2004.
- Anderson, RC (Ed.). Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability. Berkshire Publishing; 2010.
Vol. 1 The Spirit of Sustainability
Vol. 2 The Business of Sustainability
Vol. 3 The Law and Politics of Sustainability
Vol. 4 Natural Resources and Sustainability
Vol. 5 Ecosystem Management and Sustainability
Vol. 6 Measurements, Indicators, and Research Methods for Sustainability
Vol. 7 China, India, and East and Southeast Asia: Assessing Sustainability
Vol. 8 The Americas and Oceania: Assessing Sustainability
Vol. 9 Afro-Eurasia: Assessing Sustainability
Vol. 10 The Future of Sustainability
- Benjamin MM, Lawler DF. Water Quality Engineering : Physical / Chemical Treatment Processes. Wiley; 2013.
- Halton, B. Advances in Strained and Interesting Organic Molecules, Volume 8. Elsevier; 1999.
- Fan J, Yu W, Hunter L. Clothing appearance and fit: Science and technology. Woodhead Publishing; 2004.
- Gelmann A. Bayesian Data Analysis. Taylor & Francis; 2003.
- Howe KJ, Hand DW, Crittenden JC, Trussell RR, Tchobanoglous G. Principles of Water Treatment. Wiley; 2012.
- Levin SA, Carpenter SR, Godfray HCJ, et al. The Princeton Guide to Ecology. Princeton Unviersity Press; 2009.
- Singh SCC, Zeng HBB, Guo C, Cai W. Nanomaterials. Wiley; 2012.
- Zinn-Justin J. Phase Transitions and Renormalization Group. Oxford Graduate Texts. Oxford Scholarship Online; 2007.
OECD iLibrary: More than 7000 e-books of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). A broad range of topics are covered including Agriculture and Food, Energy, and Urban, Rural and Regional Development.
Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC)
The entire collection of chemical science e-books from the Royal Society of Chemistry.
Safari Books Online offers more than 17'000 e-books (mainly) in computer science and information technology from various publishers.
- Access is limited to 2 concurrent users.
- No download of e-books available.
- Printing is limited to 1 page at a time.
All proceedings and e-books published by the International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE) are available.
English e-books published from 2005 onwards by Springer in the subject areas listed below:
- Browse Springer e-books by subject area:
Biomedical Sciences | Chemistry | Earth Sciences and Geography | Engineering | Energy | Environmental Sciences | Life Sciences | Materials | Physics
In addition to online access to Springer e-books, members of Eawag, Empa, PSI & WSL can take advantage of the
Springer MyCopy programme. Springer offers printed softcover editions of e-books that are licensed by Lib4RI and are included in this print-on-demand programme. These MyCopy titles are for personal use only and have black and white book content. The price for each book is € 24.95 and includes shipping & handling, excluding local VAT/Sales tax. Further information about MyCopy from Springer.
Wiley Online Books
The Wiley Online Library offers several thousand e-books and reference works in the fields of science and technology. All titles published in 2011 are licensed. These titles are marked with an open lock symbol.