e-Books

An e-book is an electronic version of a book. This can be an electronic copy of a printed work or it can be published exclusively online. Like an electronic journal you can read e-books from a computer. You do not need a reader to view the e-books available at the library.

You can find e-books via:

Overview of e-book platforms

  •  John Benjamins Online Resources
    • Handbook of Translation Studies
      The new Handbook of Translation Studies (HTS) aims at disseminating knowledge about translation and interpreting and providing easy access to a large range of topics, traditions, and methods to a relatively broad audience: not only students who often adamantly prefer such user-friendliness, researchers and lecturers in Translation Studies, Translation & Interpreting professionals; but also scholars and experts from other disciplines (among which linguistics, sociology, history, psychology).
    • Handbook of Pragmatics Online
      The Handbook of Pragmatics Online is an encyclopaedia of one of the major fields of language studies and is a continuously updated source of state-of-the-art information for anyone interested in language use, using the authoritative Handbook of Pragmatics as a basis.
    • Translation Studies Bibliography
    • Bibliography of Metaphor and Metonymy
    • Bibliography of Pragmatics Online
  • MyiLibrary
    Several subject areas.
    Myilibrary contains e-books from several publishers. The conditions of use are set by the publishers themselves and may differ for each title. There is always a restriction in the number of simultaneous users.
     
  • World Bank Open Knowledge Repository
    Development Policy, Economics and Social Sciences.
     
  • OECD iLibrary
    Development Policy.
    Also contains working papers and statistics
     
  • Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB)
    Several subject areas.
    Openly available, peer reviewed books from several publishers.