e-Book collection
ACLS Humanities e-Book

Subjects: e-Book Collection, Gender Studies, History

"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."

Early English Books Online

Subjects: Arts and Literature, e-Book Collection, History, Legal History, Social Sciences

Digitized books, pamphlets, proclamations, almanacs, and broadsides published in the English language in any country from 1475 through 1700. Note that searching is limited to title, author, and subject. 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).

Gale Virtual Reference Library / Lauinger Library

Subjects: e-Book Collection, Reference

Provides online, full text access to Gale subject encyclopedias and dictionaries.Includes Berkshire Encyclopedia of World History; Encyclopaedia Judaica; Encyclopedia of American Foreign Policy; Encyclopedia of American Industries; Encyclopedia of American Religions; Encyclopedia of Bioethics; Encyclopedia of Espionage, Intelligence, and Security; Encyclopedia of Ethical, Legal and Policy Issues in Biotechnology; Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World; Encyclopedia of Population; Encyclopedia of Religion; Encyclopedia of Sociology; Encyclopedia of the American Constitution; Environmental Encyclopedia; Gale Encyclopedia of Multicultural America; Gale Encyclopedia of Psychology; New Catholic Encyclopedia; New Catholic Encyclopedia Jubilee Volume; New Dictionary of the History of Ideas; St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture; and West's Encyclopedia of American Law.

Gale Virtual Reference Library / Law Library

Subjects: e-Book Collection, Race and Ethnicity, Reference

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.

Google Books

Subjects: e-Book Collection, Library Tools

Portal to Google's massive library digitization project. Depending on copyright restrictions, you may either see full text or limited parts of books (tables of contents, book covers, sample chapters, etc.).

HathiTrust Digital Library

Subjects: e-Book Collection, Library Tools

HathiTrust is a partnership of academic & research institutions, offering a collection of millions of titles digitized from libraries around the world. To login to Georgetown's instance of HathiTrust click on the large yellow "Log In" button. Select "Georgetown University" as your partner institution and click "Continue". Once prompted, login in using your NetID and password.

HeinOnline: Legal Classics Library

Subjects: e-Book Collection

"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: Selden Society Publications & the History of Early English Law

Subjects: e-Book Collection, Great Britain, Legal History

"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

Subjects: e-Book Collection, Legal History

"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."

Making of Modern Law: Legal Treatises 1800-1926

Subjects: e-Book Collection, Legal History

"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

Subjects: e-Book Collection, Great Britain, Legal History

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.

OECD iLibrary

Subjects: e-Book Collection, Foreign Law, International Law, International Organizations

"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 replaced 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

Subjects: e-Book Collection

"Collection of monographs in the area of law. Each book is cataloged and has an individual record in the catalog. 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

Subjects: Arts and Literature, e-Book 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."

ProQuest Ebook Central - Law

Subjects: e-Book Collection

"The law subject collection covers legal topics related to medicine, business, the environment, religion, and other key areas. Current Georgetown Law students, faculty and staff may retrieve a username and password to access ProQuest Ebook Central - Law. The platform supports unlimited access."

Slavery and Anti-Slavery: a Transnational Archive

Subjects: e-Book Collection, History, Race and Ethnicity

"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

Subjects: e-Book 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."