Articles & Databases

Search or browse for databases across all subject areas. Databases are collections of scholarly resources, such as articles, journals, videos, images, primary source materials, and more. We also recommend using Omni, our academic search tool, to quickly find individual titles across the library's collection.

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ACLS Humanities E-Book

over 3000 works of major importance to historical studies on this website.

ASM Handbooks Online

content of twenty-five volumes of the ASM Handbook as well the Engineered Materials Handbook and the Metals Handbook.

Books@Ovid Nursing a small collection of core clinical texts
Brill E-Books: Classical Studies and the Social Sciences Collections

access to the 2010 and 2011 titles published by Brill for Classical Studies (49 titles) and the Social Sciences collections (73 titles).

CogNet Library

texts for cognitive and brain sciences.


Provides full text access to over 20,000 Canadian ebooks and 75,000 public documents.

Directory of Open Access Books The OAPEN Library contains freely accessible academic books, mainly in the area of humanities and social sciences.
EBSCOHost eBook Collection

A multidisciplinary resource that provides access to PDF full-text versions of over 11, 000 eBooks.

Knovel Engineering and Science e-books

this ebook collection includes over 3,000 reference works from over 90 technical publishers and professional societies including AIAA, AIChE, ASME and NACE.

Open Library

Open Library account holders can borrow up to five eBook titles for up to 2 weeks each and read the pdf or ePub either online or off.  Over 200,000 ebooks are available including a growing 20t

OpenEdition Books OpenEdition Books is a web platform for books in the humanities and social sciences.
Oxford Scholarship Online

A collection of thousands of books covering subjects across the humanities, social sciences, sciences, medicine and law.

ProQuest Ebook Central

ProQuest Ebook Central is a platform that hosts some of the ebooks that the Leddy Library purchases. Browse ebooks from all disciplines.

SAGE Knowledge

SAGE Knowledge provides more than 2,700 titles of eBook and eReference content in the social sciences, including scholarly monographs, reference works, handbooks, series, professional development t

Scholars Portal Books

almost 70,000 commercial and over 280,000 open access titles.


SpringerLink provides access to books and journals published by SpringerNature.These publications span all disciplines.

Synthesis Digital Library of Engineering and Computer Science

Synthesis is a library of 50- to 100-page electronic books that synthesizes an important research or development topic, authored by a prominent contributor to the field.

Wiley Online Library

Wiley features 1500 journals as well as thousands of eBooks and multi-volume reference works. The University of Windsor does not subscribe to the complete collection.