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A list of free and subscription resources for online text books
Last Updated: May 20, 2016 URL: Print Guide
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Here is a list of free and subscription resources for online textbooks. 


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  • AccessEmergencyMedicine  Icon  Icon
    Textbooks, procedures, guidelines, images and videos in emergency medicine.
  • AccessMedicine  Icon  Icon
    Textbooks, procedures, guidelines, images and videos on medicine.
    Includes Harrison's Online.
  • AccessSurgery  Icon  Icon
    Textbooks, procedures, guidelines, images and videos on surgery.
    Includes Schwartz's Principles of Surgery.
  • Books @ Ovid  
    Over 130 full text books. Includes medical, nursing, microbiology, occupational therapy, physical therapy, psychology, pharmacy texts and more.
  • Current Protocols  Icon  Icon
    Regularly-updated, step-by-step research techniques and procedures. LSUHSC users have access to Current Protocols in Bioinformatics, Cell Biology, Human Genetics, Immunology, Molecular Biology, Pharmacology and Protein Science
  • EBSCO ebooks via EBSCOhost  Icon  Icon
    A growing collection of health sciences ebooks is available via the EBSCOhost platform.
  • ERIC  
    Education related materials: journal articles, books and reports, approximately 50% of books and reports are available full text . 1966 to present. ERIC is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences (IES), which supports a free online version of the database.
  • Gale Virtual Reference Collection  Icon
    Over 140 full-text reference books (550+ volumes) covering subjects ranging from Multicultural Studies to Medicine to Social Science to the Arts
  • Google Books
    Full text and book excerpts from Google.
  • National Academies Press
    Full text books and reports issued by the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, the Institute of Medicine, and the National Research Council, on a wide range of topics in science, engineering, and health.
  • NCBI Bookshelf
    A growing collection of biomedical books that can be searched by keyword or browsed. Includes Berg & Tymoczko's Biochemistry (5th ed.), Cancer Medicine, Molecular Biology of the Cell, Frontiers in Neuroscience and more.
  • PsychiatryOnline  Icon
    7 psychiatric texts including Gabbard's Textbook of Psychiatry, & Treatments of Psychiatric Disorders, plus journals, guidelines, the DSMĀ® Library and more
  • R2 Digital Library  Icon
    Over 120 health sciences books in multiple subject areas of medicine, nursing, allied health and dental hygiene.
  • Rehabilitation Reference Center via EBSCOhost  Icon
    Key reference handbooks for rehabilitation clinicians, PTs and OTs.

    Select the "Practice Resources" tab to access featured books.
  • Springer eBook Collection  Icon
    Springer has provided LSUHSC-NO and other libraries affected by hurricanes Katrina and Rita with free access to titles added to Springer's online database, SpringerLink, between 2004 and 2007. Numerous books, book series and reference works on a variety of subjects are included.
  • Springer Protocols  Icon
    Access the full text of such popular laboratory series as Methods in Molecular Biology, Methods in Molecular Medicine, Methods in Biotechnology, Methods in Pharmacology and Toxicology and Neuromethods plus a number of Laboratory Handbooks (biomethods, proteomics) from Springer Publishing
  • Stat!Ref  Icon  Icon
    Over 100 core dental, medical, and nursing textbooks, as well as Stedman's medical dictionary, a medical calculator, and other resources.
  • Thieme ElectronicBook Library  Icon
    Over 60 full-color and pocket Flexibook atlases and textbooks, including ENT, ultrasound, neurology, radiology, ophthalmology, echocardiography, dental radiology, and more.

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