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The Health Sciences Libraries provides access to over 5,000 books in electronic format. Collection strengths include coverage in nursing, medicine, public health, pharmacy and other health sciences areas. Mobile access is available for many e-books.

Finding E-Books

To locate individual e-books, search the online catalog, search the e-Books database or view the  E-books in the Health Sciences research guide for additional assistance.

  1. Enter a title, keyword or author and click on the Search button.
  2. Refine results by limiting to "Available Online" under Availability (on the left).
  3. Refine again by selecting Books under Material Type.

Health Sciences E-Book Collections

E-books can also be accessed by browsing the e-book collections below.

Access Medicine

Access Medicine provides electronic access to over 75 medical titles covering internal medicine, pharmacology, pediatrics, surgery and other the basic and clinical sciences. Self-Assessment and practice tests, diagnostic tests and patient education, Clerkship Corner, drugs and case files also available. Unlimited number of simultaneous users.

Annual Reviews

Annual Reviews volumes are published each year for 32 focused disciplines within the Biomedical, Physical and Social Sciences. Unlimited number of simultaneous users.


Books@OVID contains e-books related to clinical medicine, health professions, life and biomedical sciences, patient education and pharmacology. Unlimited number of simultaneous users.


ClinicalKey contains over 1,100 medical and surgical reference texts. Titles cover over 36 medical specialties including dentistry, infectious disease, obstetrics and gynecology, internal medicine and surgery. Personal account features such as presentation tools, reading lists and more. Unlimited number of simultaneous users.


ebrary includes internal medicine, public health and other health sciences handbooks, manuals, study guides and examinations. Adobe Digital Editions required for downloading. Number of simultaneous users varies by title/resource.

EBSCO eBook Collection

EBSCO eBook Collection provides over 500 health and medicine titles. EBSCO also provides books on medical specialties, such as cardiology and neuroscience, as well as a broad variety of topics including health policy, health care delivery, health risk assessment and medical ethics, among others. Number of simultaneous users varies by title/resource.

Google Books

Google Books includes millions of books scanned by Google. Searches include the full text of the books, and for those that are out of copyright, you may download a copy. In other cases, a preview is available and links will take you to a nearby library so you may borrow a copy. Avenues to purchase print or e-version of the book are also provided. A broad range of health-related books are included in this collection. Unlimited number of simultaneous users.

Hathi Trust Digital Archive

Hathi Trust is a collaborative repository of digital content including millions of books and other materials. Search results include the catalog records, full text of the books or individual collections. For items that are out of copyright, a copy can be downloaded for viewing. Health-related resources can be identified by searching on relevant keywords. Unlimited number of simultaneous users.

Methods in Enzymology

Methods in Enzymology is a series of scientific publications on the topics of biochemistry by Academic Press, part of the Elsevier Publishing Group. Each volume is centered on a specific topic of biochemistry, such as DNA repair, yeast genetics or the biology of nitric oxide. Unlimited number of simultaneous users.

NCBI Bookshelf

NCBI Bookshelf provides free access to nearly 1,400 books and documents in the life sciences and healthcare. A service of the National Library of Medicine’s National Center for Biotechnology Information. Unlimited number of simultaneous users.


STAT!Ref offers the latest evidence-based resources in over 50 healthcare disciplines. Users can cross search across titles, journals and dictionaries and get results in relevance-ranked order. Titles include AHFS Drug Information, the ICD-9-10-CM and the Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy. Number of simultaneous users varies by title/resource.

Wiley Online Library

Wiley Online Library contains e-books in medicine, nursing, dentistry, healthcare and others health science subject areas. Unlimited number of simultaneous users.