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Recommended Books and eBooks
EBSCO eBook Collection
Contains e-books on many academic subjects. Every word in every book is searchable and users can preview the e-books online and can check out the book for a specified amount of time.
OhioLINK Electronic Book Center
Note: New platform that does not yet have e-books from Springer and reference books from various publisher. For access to these titles visit the previous platform below.
A database that contains the full texts of thousands of scholarly and reference e-books from several publishers, covering many subject areas.
Oxford Scholarship Online
Access to thousands of academic monographs, in 20 subject areas across the humanities, social sciences, sciences, medicine, and law.
EBooks, references works, and journals in the fields of science, medicine, engineering and more.
Wiley Online Library
A multidisciplinary collection of online resources covering life, health and physical sciences, social science, and the humanities.
Searching the Catalog for (Print) Books
Use the UA Libraries Catalog to find (print) books at The University of Akron.
- If our library doesn't have a title, click on the "Search OhioLink" button.
- If there is a copy in OhioLink, have it sent to Akron by clicking the green "Request" button.
- If the book is not at Akron or in OhioLink, try Interlibrary Loan.
Note: Print nursing books are in lower level of the Science & Tech Library (ASEC 104). Most books have call numbers beginning with RT.