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Additional e-resources available

Additional e-resources available

Some of our e-resource vendors have made additional content available during the Corona pandemic. The page is updated as new resources are made available (last update: 1.4).

Åbo Akademi University affiliated users

JSTOR

JSTOR has added 20 000 now 30 000 (as of 1.4) e-books and many e-journals:

To support our institutions during this challenging time, JSTOR and our participating publishers are making an expanded set of content freely available to our participating institutions where students have been displaced due to COVID-19.

The added content should be available until 30 June 2020.

You can access JSTOR through Alma (regardless of its name JSTOR Arts & Sciences I Collection).

Proquest

Proquest has lifted limitations on our perpetual 1-3 simultaneous user licences in Ebook Central. Note! Only applies to the following publishers (more are said to be added).

ProQuest Ebook Central customers impacted by COVID-19 get unlimited access to all owned titles from these publishers through mid-June. This means that all licenses – including single-user and three-user models – have automatically converted to unlimited access for that period. Read more.

The limitation lift should be in place until mid June 2020.

You can access Ebook Central through Alma (individual e-books are also directly available through Alma).

Jove

Jove has made content in “Science Education” available.

You can access Jove through Alma, and this page listing what’s been made available.

Ebsco

Ebsco has lifted limitations on our perpetual 1-3 simultaneous user licences on Ebook Collection. Note! Not all publishers after all (subject to change).

You can access Ebsco Ebook Collection through Alma.

Edward Elgar

Other tips

E-book guide

Be sure to check our e-book guide in Libguides for information on other e-book platforms.

And these, too (not included in the guide):
Openstax
Free peer-reviewed textbooks in many different scientific disciplines. Run by Rice University, USA.

Bookboon
Requires registration. E-books mainly in natural science, technology and business.

Internet Archive
Huge collection (20 000 000) of e-books in the public domain and a smaller collection of more modern books which can be borrowed after registration.

Project Gutenberg
Literary classics in the public domain.

Novia affiliated users

Proquest

Proquest has lifted limitations on our perpetual 1-3 simultaneous user licences in Ebook Central. Note! Only applies to the following publishers (more are said to be added).

ProQuest Ebook Central customers impacted by COVID-19 get unlimited access to all owned titles from these publishers through mid-June. This means that all licenses – including single-user and three-user models – have automatically converted to unlimited access for that period. Read more.

You can access Ebook Central through Alma (individual e-books are also directly available through Alma).

The limitation lift should be in place until mid June 2020.

Ebsco

Ebsco has lifted limitations on our perpetual 1-3 simultaneous user licences on Ebook Collection. Note! Not all publishers after all (subject to change).

You can access Ebsco Ebook Collection through Alma.

Other tips

Some freely available e-book collections.

Openstax
Free peer-reviewed textbooks in many different scientific disciplines. Run by Rice University, USA.

Bookboon
Requires registration. E-books mainly in natural science, technology and business.

Internet Archive
Huge collection (20 000 000) of e-books in the public domain and a smaller collection of more modern books which can be borrowed after registration.

Project Gutenberg
Literary classics in the public domain.