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The University of Lincoln Library has a large collection of academic eBooks. Academic eBooks are designed to be read on the screen and are accessed through different websites/databases, depending on the provider.  This guide provides information on accessing and using eBooks.  If you have any questions, please contact your Academic Subject Librarian.

The following eBook databases provide access to textbooks for a range of subjects.  For more specialist collections click here or select the option in the menu on the left.


Access to a collection of downloadable key texts that the library subscribes to on an annual basis.

Ebook Central

Access to a huge collection of full-text eBooks across a range of subject areas.

EBSCO eBooks

Access to full-text eBooks on a range of subjects comprising the Academic, Business, Education, History and Nursing collections from Ebsco.


Searchable access to a small collection of full-text electronic books (e-books), across a range of subject areas.

Academic eBooks

Statement from University Librarian Ian Snowley regarding ebooks