At a glance:
• What is Books Public?▼
Tailored to public libraries, Books Public 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.
It is possible to download parts of the electronic books and read them offline or print them.
The books 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 thousand of online high quality textbooks 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 represented.
• What does it cost ?▼
The price is based on the individual library's agreed number of 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 Public 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 via 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 300 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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Electronic books from reputable publishers - tailored for public libraries. Integration with existing library system and full MARC support.