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Health Sciences Ebook Collections
Health Sciences Collections:
About 75 prominent medical textbooks representing all the major medical disciplines. Includes the Lange Educational Library textbooks.
Includes over 25 books including AHFS Drug Information, Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (4th edition), ICD-9-CM, ICD-10, Jablonski’s Dictionary of Medical Acronyms & Abbreviations, etc.
Thieme E-book Library
Over 65 books, most of which are color illustrated anatomical atlases or other imaging-related books.
Collections with some health sciences or life sciences content:
Colloquium Digital Library of Life Sciences
50-title library of short lecture-sized books, each synthesizing an important research topic, with more analysis & depth than the typical research article. Good for cell biology, physiology, neurology, medicine, and bioengineering.
CRC Press' e-book collections with browsable subsets of biomedical science, healthcare, life science, medicine, nutrition, pharmaceutical science and regulation, among others. There are also specific CRCnetBASE subject collections such as EnvironmentalSCIENCEnetBASE, FOODnetBASE, FORENSICnetBASE, CHEMnetBASE and other topics. Not all CRCnetBASE collections are licensed by UCSD.
EBL Ebook Library
Provides access to nearly 2,000 ebooks on a wide variety of topics from hundreds of publishers. Search the catalog, Roger, with EBL as a title to see the complete list, or simply search for a book via keyword or title and you will see “Go to Electronic Version” is an e-book version is available.
3,000+ texts, handbooks, encyclopedias and databases. Primarily engineering-focused but has some titles in biology, biochemistry, biotechnology and biopharmaceuticals, including the Biology Data Handbook (vols 1-3) and titles from the American Society for Microbiology.
National Academies Press
Over 3,000 book-length reports from the National Academies. Emphasis on science, engineering, technology, science policy and science education.
Over 300 books in a variety of disciplines including some health sciences and life sciences.
Over 40,000 books covering numerous fields of science & engineering. Titles from 2005-present can be bought at a discounted price of $24.95 - look for MyCopy.
1,300+ e-books, with strong emphasis on biosciences, chemistry, physical sciences & engineering. The UC's purchased all 2011-2016 e-books, plus selected titles from 2010 and earlier.