eBooks

The library provides access to a number of eBook collections.

Choose from the collections listed below to search an individual collection or click here and type in your keywords or book title then limit source type to ‘eBooks’ from the refine options on the left of the results screen.

Academic Collection of eBooks – This growing subscription package contains a large selection of multidisciplinary eBooks representing a broad range of academic subjects. The breadth of information available through this package ensures that students and scholars will have access to information relevant to their research needs.

Offering more than 170,000 eBooks, this collection includes titles from leading university presses such as Oxford University Press, MIT Press, State University of New York Press, Cambridge University Press, University of California Press, McGill-Queen’s University Press, Harvard University Press and many others.

Also included:
Business eBook Collection – This collection offers 17,000 of eBooks selected to assist students and scholars with various business research, special project and entrepreneurial needs, and to help students understand general business concepts, all with a user-friendly search experience and simple download process.
Subjects Include: Marketing, Finance, Supply chain management, Entrepreneurship, Career growth, Personal development, Communication, Networking, Business law, Management, Workplace culture, Human resources, and many more!

Go to EBSCO eBooks

Contains 250 titles in the following collections: Business, Management, Hospitality and Tourism, Computer Science, Energy, Finance, Forensics, Media Technology

Go to ScienceDirect eBooks

LIT Library owns a small collection of eBooks on EBook Central in the subject fields of management, economics, law, psychology and social sciences.

Go to EBook Central
LIT Library owns a small collection of reference works on Wiley Online Library in the subject fields of Mechanical Engineering, Art and Design Education, and Family studies.

Please follow the steps below to gain access:

  • Click on the title link you want to access.
  • Select “Login’ at the top right of the page.
  • On the popup window, select ‘Institutional Login’
  • Under ‘Search for your Institution” enter “Limerick Institute of Technology”
  • Sign in with your LIT Username and Password

 

Go to: Mechanical Engineer’s Handbook, 4th Ed.

The Kutz Mechanical Engineer’s Handbook: 4th Edition offers engineers a thorough, detailed, ready reference on topics that may fall outside their scope of expertise. The four-volume set provides a quick guide to specialized areas in the engineering field. The accessible information inside offers discussions, examples and analyses of the topics covered. The handbook gives access to the basics of each and points you toward trusted resources for further reading if needed.

 

Go to: International Encyclopedia of Art and Design Education

Written in conjunction with The National Society for Education in Art and Design, the International Encyclopedia of Art and Design Education offers an indispensable resource for students, scholars, and researchers working in the field of art and design education. It contains accessible introductions to key topics, concepts, and thinkers, as well as sophisticated debates on contentious areas, covering the whole age range from early years to post-university in formal and informal settings. This multi-volume reference work examines historical and contemporary art and design education worldwide, from over thirty different countries, in Africa, Europe Asia, Middle East, Australasia and the Americas. It includes topics such as Epistemic Disobedience in Contemporary Latin American Art; Visual Arts Education in Museums; Elementary Art and Design Curricula; Social and Mobile Media in Art and Design Curriculum; Performative Literacy; Postmodern Pedagogical Principles of Museum-Informed Art Education and much more.

 

Go to: The Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of Family Studies

The Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of Family Studies provides a comprehensive, interdisciplinary collection of the key concepts, trends, and processes relating to the study of families and family patterns throughout the world. Comprised of more than 550 entries from international experts across many relevant fields, the work approaches the study of families, households, and kin networks from a macro-level and micro-level perspective.

WHY USE EBOOKS?

  • Access from a PC & mobile devices 24/7

  • Don’t wait for somebody to return the book.

  • Zoom in the text to enlarge the words to make the reading more comfortable.

  • Reading or studying eBooks on your computer screen allows you to go to any page or chapter in the eBook with just a few mouse clicks, even if the eBook has hundreds of pages!