At a glance:

• What is Books Academic?

Tailored to academic institutions, Books Academic, covering several languages, provides access to the complete and unabridged content of thousand of online textbooks as well as hundreds of audiobooks and executive summaries in a fully searchable database.

All users have full and simultaneous access to all titles and the collection is automatically updated with new releases.

Books Academic is compatible with Google Translate. The students can therefore automatically translate the books into their preferred language, and achieve an easier approach.

It is possible to download parts of the digital books and read them offline or print them.

The collection is available on most "link resolver services", and support the MARC standard on all titles.

• Why choose Books Academic?

Satisfied customers and operational stability are our highest priority. We therefore deliver a system that:
 
  • Automatically updated with new titles.
  • Easily integrates with the library system with single sign-on.
  • Is exceptionally reliable and stable.
  • Puts the user at the center with targeted functionality.
  • Delivered at a competitive price.

The above is proven by our customer's many years of trust in both us and the system.

• What does it cost ?

We operate with 2 licensing models:

The price is based either on the individual institution's FTE figures, or on a specific number of relevant users.

The subscription is made for 1, 2 or 3 years and provides full and unlimited access during the license period.

We are happy to make a tailor-made offer, based on your situation.

• How is it installed?

All titles support the MARC standard, making it easy to integrate with your search system.

The MARC standard ensures that all bibliographic data is available in your search systems.

Books Academic is available on most link resolver services. In many cases, the integration with the library system can thus be done with a few clicks of the mouse.

The integration is done with EZproxy. This ensures flexible access and makes it possible to access the databases easily and anonymously - also outside the library area.

• Which publishers are behind?

The titles are a complete rendering of the same titles that are published through a number of publishers. There are currently agreements with a wide range of publishers. Springer, GABAL Verlag, John Wiley & Sons, Franzis Verlag, Apress, McGraw-Hill, Elsevier Science and Technology Books, Cambridge University Press og Taylor and Francis are just some of the names.

The content is written by professionals – opposed to regular web searches with many wrong and misleading information.

Books Academic

E-books from reputable publishers - tailored for academic libraries. Integration with existing library system and full MARC support.

What is Books Academic

Books Academic is a comprehensive book collection that provides full access to the complete and unabridged content of thousand of online professional books as well as hundreds of audiobooks (voiced by professional speakers) and executive summaries in a fully searchable database.

Books Academic, covering several languages, is tailored to libraries and academic institutions and is accessed online through both the current library system and through a direct login.

Books Academic automatically keeps library collections updated with new releases, which eases the burden of making time-consuming catalog choices while ensuring frontlist titles are represented.

Books Academic delivers high-quality electronic books by reputable publishers and ensures that everyone can find resources - at any time and anywhere - including those students taking a semester abroad.

Books Academic is a resource that is very attractive and widely used by libraries and academic institutions.

Why choose Books Academic

Satisfied customers and operational stability are our highest priority. We therefore deliver a system that:
 
  • Automatically updated with new titles.
  • Easily integrates with the library system with single sign-on.
  • Is exceptionally reliable and stable.
  • Puts the user at the center with targeted functionality.
  • Delivered at a competitive price.

The above is proven by our customer's many years of trust in both us and the system.

Resourceful content.

Books Academic is divided into several individual collections and covers, among other things, these topics:

ITpro

  • Artificial Intelligence (AI)

  • Blockchain

  • Business Skills for IT Professionals

  • Certification and Compliance

  • Cloud Computing and Virtualization

  • Computer Science

  • Cyber Security

  • Data and Databases

  • Desktop and Office Applications

  • Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)

  • Hardware

  • IBM and Oracle Technologies

  • IT Project Management

  • Machine Learning

  • Networks and Protocols

  • Operating Systems and Servers

  • Software Design and Development

  • Web Development and Graphic Design

BusinessPro

  • Business Analysis

  • Business Skills

  • Coaching

  • Coordination

  • Corporate Case Studies & Interviews

  • Employee Training & Development

  • Finance & Accounting

  • GAP Analyze

  • GDPR

  • Hospitality & Tourism

  • Human Resources (HR)

  • International Business

  • Management & Leadership

  • Marketing & Sales

  • Project Management

  • Quality & Manufacturing Management

  • Recruitment

  • Social Media

  • Sustainability

  • Team Skills

  • Technology in Business

EngineeringPro

  • Algebra

  • Algorithms

  • Ceramics

  • Communications

  • Data Center

  • Data Warehousing

  • Energy

  • Environment

  • Health

  • HVAC

  • Intelligence

  • Manufacturing

  • Matlab

  • Microwaves

  • Mining

  • Physics

  • Polymers

  • Project Management

  • Radar

  • Robotics

  • Sensors

  • Six Sigma

  • SolidWorks

  • Sustainability

  • Technologies

  • Wireless

FinancePro

  • Accounting

  • Alliances; Partnerships and Joint Ventures

  • Auditing

  • Certification Prep

  • Consolidation & Mergers

  • Credit & Loans

  • Economic Influences

  • Ethics

  • General References

  • Government & Non-Profit

  • Insurance

  • International Issues

  • Investing

  • Operations Management

  • Planning & Budgeting

  • Real Estate

  • Risk Management

  • Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance

  • Selling Financial Services

  • Taxation & Valuation

  • Technology

  • Venture Capital

Desktop

  • Adobe Photoshop, Flash, Illustrator, InDesign

  • Android

  • Apple

  • AutoCad

  • Blackberry

  • CAD

  • Content Management System (CRM)

  • DOS

  • Google Apps

  • Graphics & Design

  • iOS

  • JavaScript

  • Linux

  • Lotus

  • Mac OS

  • Microsoft Dynamics

  • Microsoft Office

  • Microsoft Office for Mac

  • Microsoft Teams

  • Microsoft Windows

  • OpenOffice

  • Ubuntu

Recognized publishers

Books Academic gives you knowledge directly from a wide range of professionals. The titles in Books Academic is a complete reproduction of the same titles which is released through a number of publishers.

With Books Academic you get access to the original content from a large number of the world's leading and respected writers and publishers. There are agreements with a wide range of publishers such as Springer, GABAL Verlag, John Wiley & Sons, Franzis Verlag, Apress, McGraw-Hill, Elsevier Science and Technology Books, Cambridge University Press and Taylor and Francis.

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User-friendly interface

Books Academic is designed to maximize the benefit for the user. To ensure this, there are built-in functions for:
 
  • Personal bookshelves
  • Personal notes
  • Option to share books
  • Automatic suggestions of relevant titles
  • Personal bookmarks

Translate into your own language.

Books Academic is compatible with Google Translate. It is possible to have the books automatically translated into your own language. All you have to do is activate Google Translate.

This can help students understand complex texts written in languages they are not familiar with. By translating books into their preferred language, students can gain a better understanding of topics and concepts that they would otherwise have difficulty understanding.

Chapters to Go

Books Academic allows users to download entire chapters of individual titles. The users can save the chapter for offline reading or printing.
 
 

Licensing Model.

Books Academic are either licensed on the basis of Full Time Equivalent (FTE), or based on a specific number of relevant users.

Site license are licensed based on your FTE number (Full Time Equivalent) where everyone can access all books unlimited and simultaneously.

Relevant users are licensed on the basis of an agreed number of users, who can also access all titles unlimited and simultaneously.

Once they are logged in to your library system, the titles are presented together with other resources found, and can be accessed online.

These models are only available to libraries and academic institutions.

Powered by Skillsoft

Books Academic comes from our long-standing partner Skillsoft, who has been honored with numerous awards and accolades.
 
 
"We now have the optimal integration with our Discovery System. Since Books is indexed in the Primo Central Index combined with SFX, the titles appear together with other resources when we do a search. We can access and read the Books titles directly from our search results – whether we are in the library, at school or at home."
Københavns Erhvervs Akademi
Daniel Præsius
Information Specialist
"The sub collections we have chosen to subscribe also provide us with titles more exactly targeted at our users than some other more multidisciplinary collections."
Mälardalen University
Tord Heljeberg
Librarian, e-resources
"The choice was easy. Books is the right solution – both technical and economical."
Ålborg Universitet
Lone Ramy Katberg
License Administrator

Easy integration

Since Books Academic is available on most "link resolver services", integration with your library system is quite easy. In many cases this is done with a few clicks of the mouse.

In addition, all titles in our collections support the MARC (Machine Readable Cataloging) record standard, which increases the flexibility for integration between your search system and Books Academic. MARC the entries ensure that all the bibliographic data from Books Academic will be available in your search systems.

Authentication with EZproxy

The integration is through EZproxy. This ensures flexible access and makes it possible to access the databases easily and anonymously - even outside the library area.
Trial access.
We are happy to provide free of charge trial access for Libraries/academic institutions for a period of 30 days.

Required information to set up the trials:

  • EZ-proxy URL for the library.
  • Collections to include in the trial.
  • Target start date of trial.
  • Contact.

Please do not hesitate to send us an e-mail, if you want a trial access.
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