New Computer Science Ebooks

9781627052092_cover.fhmxLJMU Library now has access to the Morgan & Claypool Computer Science ebook collection, available from the IEEE Xplore Ebook Library.

We also have access to Computing and Information Science collections 5 & 6 (2013-15) and all of the IEEE Wiley books from 1974-2016.

All the books are DRM free, so you can download, print and save them. Browse the collection at IEEE Xplore.

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How did we do? Library Service Standards 2016-2017

Library Services are committed to providing high quality services and resources. These standards have been developed to give you a clear indication of the level of service you can expect when using the libraries.

Here are the results from Library Standards Semester 1 16-17.

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New Ebooks from Open Book Publishers

Access around 90 new titles via LJMU Library to read online or download for free.

Published by Open Book Publishers, a Social Enterprise run by scholars who are committed to making high-quality research available to readers around the world. The collection covers a wide range of subject areas including Art, Philosophy, Education, Law, Sciences and Mathematics.

Titles are available for download in PDF format, with some in additional ePub and Mobi formats.

Browse the collection on the publisher’s website.


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Test and trial Orbis online


You have until 24th April 2017 to help build the Library collection by testing a current trial of two finance and business resources Orbis and Orbis Europe.

These online resources offer authoritative company and financial information across the globe. Search for individual Executive contact details and company turnover data or drill down to patent ownership details.

Please note that you’ll need to be on campus to test these trials.

We look forward to reading your feedback, either via the comments or your departments subject librarian.

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New Ebooks keep things short

Access 500+ Very Short Introduction Ebooks via LJMU Library.

Published by Oxford University Press the collection covers a diverse range of subject areas including Art, Humanities, Law, Medicine and Health, Science, Mathematics and Social Sciences.

They are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. Written by experts they combine facts and analysis in an easy read format.

Browse the whole collection or search Discover and find your copy to read online. For those reading on the move you’ll be directed to their mobile optimized site.

Dada and Surrealism   

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Want to improve your research on geopolitics, terrorism or global media?

You are invited to a short demonstration of a new resource.
BBC Monitoring Portal and Terrorism Digest

BBC Monitoring translates and analyses news and information from freely available media sources around the world. Material is available in 100 different languages and covers 150 countries.

Nick Reynolds from BBC Monitoring will demonstrate this resource in the
Aldham Robarts Library, Seminar Room 2 (on the Lower ground floor)
at 2pm, Wednesday 29th March.
The session will last no more than 45 minutes.

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New Law Ebooks

New Law ebooks are available from LJMU Library.

See an example title, simply click on the cover image to access the ebook via the authenticated links.

To see more new Law titles available in print and electronic format, see the subject support pages.

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New resource: Very Short Introductions

We now have access to more than 500 e-books from Oxford University Press. The Very Short Introductions collection contains a diverse range of subject areas and are designed to be the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. Each text is written by experts in the field to combine facts, analysis and new ideas to make the topics accessible.

The collection is indexed in Discover, and available via Databases A-Z. Access is available both on and off-campus.

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Resource Trial: Socialism on Film: The Cold War and International Propaganda

We are currently trialling Socialism on Film: The Cold War and International Propaganda which is available on-campus until 12th April 2017

This is a collection of films from the communist world reveals war, history, current affairs, culture and society as seen through the socialist lens. It spans most of the twentieth century and covers countries such as the USSR, Vietnam, China, Korea, much of Eastern Europe, the GDR, Britain and Cuba.

Please note that for the duration of the trial it is not possible to download any content.

Your feedback is very welcome

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More Ebooks from Cambridge University Press

LJMU Library now has permanent access to more titles from Cambridge University Press following the ebook evidence-based acquisition (EBA) trial.

Altogether, we have access to over 500 CUP titles, covering subjects including Drama, Life Sciences, Engineering, English Literature and many more.

Click on the cover images to access the illustrated titles via authenticated links, or go to Cambridge Core and login with your Athens username and password. Remember to check the box to search just the content LJMU Library has access to.

Constructing The Self in a Digital World

The People Of The Abyss

Play, Playfulness, Creativity and Innovation


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