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A guide to the e-books that are available for our users.
Last Updated: Jun 6, 2016 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

E-books at New England Law Print Page

E-books the library subscribes to

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  • Cambridge Books Online
    Cambridge Books Online. is a group of scholarly treatises in the Humanities. These titles are available as PDF, and can be downloaded. Click on "all titles" to see title list.
  • ebrary  
    ebrary books gives you access to over 10,000 law-related e-books. These books can be viewed in your browser window. They can also be downloaded, once you've created a free account.
  • EBSCO books (formerly Netlibrary)
    EBSCO books gives you access to over 3,000 general interest e-books. These books can be viewed in your browser window, but cannot be downloaded.
  • Law Journal Press
    We subscribe to 2 law titles from Law Journal Press. In-house use only.
  • HeinOnline Legal Classics
    HeinOnline Legal Classics Library contains over 7,000 historical legal texts. These books are available as PDFs, but can only be viewed in a browser window.
  • LLMC
    LLMC, the Law Library Microform Consortium, provides you with access to thousands of full-text historic legal publications. It’s a great place to look for scholarly legal information. These books can be viewed in your browser window, but cannot be downloaded.
  • Oxford Scholarship Online
    Oxford Scholarship Online offers over 1,000 scholarly treatises on international and foreign law. They are in html, not in pdf format, though the original pagination is clearly marked. These books cannot be downloaded.

What are ebooks?

E-books are electronic books (treatises, novels, etc.) that can be viewed using a computer, or handheld device. Some can be downloaded as PDFs. Others can be viewed in browser windows, while still others can be downloaded and viewed on dedicated devices such as the Amazon Kindle. Currently, the library has access to over 40,000 e-books. Most of these are downloadable PDFs, while others can only be viewed in browser windows.

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    E-books in Portia

    Portia, New England Law Library's online catalog, currently links to over 40,000 e-books. It lets you search by keyword, title, or subject to find print books and periodicals that we have physically in the library, as well as online periodicals and e-books.


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