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 more than 38,000 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.

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.

• What kind of content is included?

Access to the complete and unabridged content of more than 38,000 online high quality textbooks, covering several languages, from reputable publishers as well as hundreds of audiobooks and executive summaries in a fully searchable database.

A resource that keeps your collections up to date in a timely, efficient and accessible way and eases the burden of making time-consuming catalog selections and ensures that frontlist titles are represente.

• 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 can be done either via IP authentication or 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 more than 400 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.

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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 more than 33,000 online professional books as well as hundreds of audiobooks and executive summaries in a fully searchable database.

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

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

Academic Books 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.

Academic Books is a resource that is very attractive and widely used by libraries and academic institutions. Books Academic is available on most "link resolver services", but also supports the MARC standard on all titles - ensuring integration with the current search system.

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Resourceful content.

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

ITpro

  • Business Skills for IT Professionals

  • Certification and Compliance

  • Cloud Computing and Virtualization

  • Computer Science

  • Data and Databases

  • Desktop and Office Applications

  • Enterprise Resource Planning

  • Hardware

  • IBM and Oracle Technologies

  • IT Project Management

  • Networks and Protocols

  • Operating Systems and Servers

  • Security

  • Software Design and Development

  • Web Development and Graphic Design

BusinessPro

  • Business Analysis

  • Business Skills

  • Corporate Case Studies & Interviews

  • Employee Training & Development

  • Finance & Accounting

  • Hospitality & Tourism

  • Human Resources

  • International Business

  • Management & Leadership

  • Marketing & Sales

  • Project Management

  • Quality & Manufacturing Management

  • Social Media

  • Sustainability

  • Team Skills

  • Technology in Business

EngineeringPro

  • Aerospace

  • Automotive

  • Bioengineering

  • Chemical Engineering

  • Civil Engineering

  • Computer Tools

  • Electrical & Electronic Engineering

  • Engineering General

  • Environmental Engineering

  • Food & Colour Chemistry

  • Industrial; Manufacturing & Operational Systems

  • Marine Engineering

  • Materials Science

  • Mathematics

  • Mechanical Engineering

  • Nanotechnology

  • Nuclear Engineering

  • Optical Engineering

  • Petroleum; Mining & Geological

  • Physics

  • Safety & Health

  • Software Engineering

  • Sustainability

  • Systems Engineering

  • Telecommunications

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

  • Android

  • Apple

  • Business Applications

  • General Computing

  • Google

  • Graphics & Design

  • Handheld Devices

  • IBM Notes

  • Internet & Web

  • iOS

  • Mac OS

  • Microsoft Dynamics

  • Microsoft Office

  • Microsoft Teams

  • Microsoft Windows

  • Mobile Devices and Computer Skills

  • OpenOffice

  • Operating Systems

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 currently agreements with more than 400+ 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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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.

Full MARC support!!

All titles in our collections are supporting the MARC (Machine Readable Cataloging) standard, making it easy to create integration between your search system and Books Academic. The MARC standard ensures that all the bibliographic data from Books Academic becomes available in your search systems.

At the same time, Books Academic is available on most link resolver services. In many cases, integration with the library system can thus be done with a few mouse clicks.
"Early on we got a time-limited trial access, where we assessed the content and verified that our demands were met."
Ålborg Universitet
Lone Ramy Katberg
License Administrator
"The choice was easy. Books is the right solution – both technical and economical."
Ålborg Universitet
Lone Ramy Katberg
License Administrator
"The set up really was not hard. We have chosen to set up regular download of MARC records to our discovery system. In this way we will keep the content of titles more accurate than depending on the content in the link resolver we use."
Mälardalen University
Tord Heljeberg
Librarian, e-resources

IP authentication or EZproxy

The integration can be either via IP authentication or 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:

  • EZproxy URL / IP range for the library.
  • Collections to include in the trial.
  • Target start date of trial.
  • Technical contact.
  • Library contact.

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