Subject: e-Book Collection
ACLS Humanities e-Book
The Humanities E-Book collection (formerly the History E-Book Project) is a fully searchable collection of high-quality books, primarily in history and Women's Studies, that have been recommended and reviewed by historians. The database includes newly published books, from many publishers, as well as already-published titles that have been converted into electronic format due to their status as books regularly consulted by scholars.
AccessMedicine from McGraw-Hill provides students, residents, clinicians, researchers, and all health professionals with access to medical titles, updated content, thousands of images and illustrations, interactive self-assessment, case files, time-saving diagnostic and point-of-care tools, a comprehensive search platform, and the ability to view from and download content to a mobile device.
CQ Press Political Reference Suite
The CQ Press Political Reference Suite contains the following titles: * Congress and the Nation 1st-11th editions (1945-2004) * CQ Almanac * Historic Documents Series (1972-2006) * Political Handbook of the World * Politics in America * Supreme Court Yearbook (1989/90-2006/07) * Vital Statistics on American Politics * Washington Information Directory * Encyclopedia of Political Science * Encyclopedia of Religion in America * Encyclopedia of U.S. Indian Policy and Law * Encyclopedia of U.S. Political History, all of which can be accessed separately or searched as one database.
- EBSCOHost eBook Academic Subscription Collection (TRIAL until May 27, 2012)
- EBSCOhost e-Books
Early English Books Online
EEBO is a full-text electronic collection of images of all books, pamphlets, and broadsides published in the English language in any country from 1475 through 1700. It includes the works listed in: --Pollard & Redgrave's Short-Title Catalogue (printed materials published in English from 1475 to 1640) --Wing's Short-Title Catalogue (printed materials published in English from 1641 to 1700) --Thomason Tracts (compendium of broadsides on the English Civil War printed between 1640 and 1661). The EEBO Text Creation Partnership (EEBO-TCP), a separate but closely linked project at the University of Michigan, is creating a subset of fully searchable texts from the titles available in EEBO.
Eighteenth Century Collections Online
Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO) contains digital images of every page of over 180,000 books published during the 18th century in the fields of history, literature, religion, law, fine arts, science and more. It offers full-text searching of approximately 26 million pages. Georgetown subscribes to both the main ECCO database and ECCO II.
Gale Virtual Reference Library / Law Library
The reference e-books in the Law Library's Virtual Reference Library includes a number of books, including the American Law Yearbook, 2005-onward; Acronyms, Initialisms and Abbreviations Dictionary, 2006-2007; Contemporary Black Biography, 2006-2007; National Survey of State Laws, 2005; and Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans, 2007. These reference books are searchable simultaneously through the same search interface.
In Google Books, browse books online. If the book is out of copyright, or the publisher has given permission, you will be able to see a preview of the book, and in some cases the entire text. If the book is in the public domain, you're free to download a PDF copy. For newer books, you will be offered the opportunity to buy the book or to find out which libraries have a copy.
HathiTrust Digital Library
HathiTrust is a repository for major libraries to archive and share their digitized collections. Membership currently consists of the member libraries of the Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC), the University of California system, Columbia University, the University of Virginia, and the New York Public Library. Works in the public domain in HathiTrust are open to all researchers—whoever and wherever they may be. Content in HathiTrust is discoverable through online search technologies within the repository and through Google, with no authentication, login, or password required.
- HathiTrust Digital Library
HeinOnline: Legal Classics Library
The HeinOnline Legal Classics Library offers more than 1,500 works from some of the greatest legal minds in history. In addition to many classics, this collection includes rare items that are found in only a handful of libraries around the world. The collection focuses on constitutional law, political science, and other classic topics. You can browse or search this large collection of classics by title, author and/or subject.
HeinOnline: Scottish Legal History
Scottish Legal History includes Stair Society main series publications, supplementary series, other works on Scottish legal history, and scholarly law review articles on Scottish legal history.
HeinOnline: Selden Society Publications & the History of Early English Law
The initial release of this collection on HeinOnline contains official publications from the Selden Society, including the Selden Society Annual Series vols. 1-117 (1887-2000), the Supplementary Series vols. 1-13 (1965-2000), and the Centenary Guide to the Publications of the Selden Society. Also included are links to law review articles that discuss the development of early English history, plus English legal history classics.
HeinOnline: World Trials Library
The World Trials library on HeinOnline contains, "in addition to trial transcripts and other critical court documents, trial-related resources such as monographs which analyze and debate the decisions of famous trials as well as biographies of many great trial lawyers in history." GULLiver contains individual records for publications in this database.
The IMF e-Library contains "in-depth, independent analysis on the financial crisis, development, macroeconomics, poverty reduction, trade, globalization, and much more." The IMF eLibrary simplifies analysis and research with direct access to the IMF’s periodicals, books, working papers and studies, and data and statistical tools. "You will find information and perspective on macroeconomics, globalization, development, trade and aid, technical assistance, demographics, emerging markets, policy advice, poverty reduction, and so much more."
Kluwer Law International eBook Collection
The KLI eBook Collection, which is hosted on the MyiLibrary platform, contains 59 books published by Kluwer Law International. GULLiver contains bibliographic records, with links, for all the titles in the collection. By using the link below, you can search the contents of all the books simultaneously.
KluwerArbitration.com contains the major international agreements, rules, and institutional information available in current international arbitration. It includes national laws, national rules, case law of awards, and even some submissions or interim orders under various arbitral regimes. It also contains an investment arbitration section, which provides a wealth of fully searchable investment materials.
Making of Modern Law: Legal Treatises 1800-1926
MOML is a full-text searchable collection of 21,000 British and American legal treatises from the 19th and early 20th centuries. The 10 million+ pages available in this database are viewable as PDF images. Content was originally published in the microfilm sets “Nineteenth-Century Legal Treatises” and “Twentieth-Century Legal Treatises.”
Making of Modern Law: Trials, 1600-1926
The Making of Modern Law: Trials, 1600-1926 is comprised primarily of holdings of the Harvard and Yale law libraries. The Harvard collection contains a vast number of popular printed accounts of sensational trials for murder, adultery, and other scandalous crimes. The overall archive comprising more than 10,000 titles and almost two million pages also contains unique documents from the Library of the Bar of the City of New York. It includes unofficially published accounts of trials; official trial documents, briefs, and arguments; and official records of legislative proceedings, administrative proceedings, and arbitrations.
Making of the Modern World: the Goldsmiths'-Kress Library of Economic Literature
MOME is a collection of digital facsimile page images from more than 61,000 books from the period 1460-1850, and 466 pre-1906 serials. It focuses on economics interpreted in the widest sense, including political science, history, sociology, and special collections on banking, finance, transportation and manufacturing.
OECD iLibrary contains all the publications and datasets released by OECD (Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development), International Energy Agency (IEA), Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA), OECD Development Centre, PISA (Programme for International Student Assessment), and International Transport Forum (ITF) since 1998 -- some 390 complete databases, 2.500 working papers, 5.500 books, 14.000 tables and graphs, 21.000 chapters and articles. The OECD iLibrary is a new platform that replaces SourceOECD and hosts all content equally so users can find -- and cite -- tables and databases as easily as articles or chapters. The citation tool for datasets and tables is new and unique to the OECD iLibrary.
Oxford Scholarship Online: Law Collection
Collection of monographs in the area of law. Each book is cataloged and has an individual record in GULLiver. At the OSO web site, you can find a particular book in the indexes, or you can search the contents -- of just one book or all the books together.
Oxford Scholarship Online: Literature Collection
Oxford Scholarship Online indexes Oxford University Press books on literature, from Medieval, Renaissance, and Victorian periods through the twentieth century. Includes books on African American, Women's and American Colonial literature as well as Shakespeare, film, drama, and poetry. Georgetown has access to the full text of titles published to OSO in the September, 2007 and the January, 2008 updates.
Rise of American Law: Digital Archive of 19th and 20th Century Legal Texts
The Rise of American Law on Westlaw contains more than 1,700 out-of-print secondary law volumes, divided into 6 databases. Titles, which are from the period from 1840 to 1970, include treatises, encyclopedias, histories, commentaries, international law.
Slavery and Anti-Slavery : a Transnational Archive
"Slavery and Anti-Slavery includes documents from the United States and Europe, as well as other parts of the world. In addition to newspaper collections and books published in the antebellum era, Slavery and Anti-Slavery contains documents from several archives originally available only on microfilm." To be be published in 4 parts, over several years, starting in 2010 -- Pt 1: Debates over Slavery and Abolition, Pt 2: Slave Trade in the Atlantic World, Pt III: Institution of Slavery, Pt IV: Age of Emancipation.
Social Issues Essential Primary Sources Collection
This 10-volume set of primary source documents focuses on leading social issues of the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries. The collection is international in scope, and each title is devoted to one topic. You can search the entire collection simultaneously.Subjects: e-Book collection
- TRIAL subscription: EBSCOHost eBook Academic Subscription Collection
eBook Library (EBL)
Ebook Library (EBL) is a web-based ebook lending platform which is capable of delivering eBook Corporation's rapidly expanding catalogue of ebooks to academic and research libraries.THERE ARE SEPARATE RECORDS IN GULLIVER FOR INDIVIDUAL e-BOOK TITLES THAT GEORGETOWN HAS PURCHASED. See all titles from this collection in the library catalog.
ebrary (e-books purchased by Georgetown libraries)
THERE ARE SEPARATE RECORDS IN GULLIVER FOR INDIVIDUAL e-BOOK TITLES THAT GEORGETOWN HAS PURCHASED OR LICENSED.
ebrary Law, International Relations and Public Policy Collection
Includes books from the following publishers: Brill Academic Publishers, Brookings Institution, IB Tauris, LFB Scholarly Publishing, National Academies Press, Oxford University Press.
Frequently Used Databases
- Academic Search Premier
- Bloomberg BNA Library
- Bloomberg Law
- Cambridge Journals
- CCH IntelliConnect
- E-Journal Finder
- Google Scholar
- Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals
- Legal Periodicals & Books
- Oxford Journals
- ProQuest Congressional
- ProQuest Research Library
- RIA Checkpoint
- Westlaw / TWEN