eBooks Resources at the Library and Linkage Information


The Cal Poly Pomona Library provides access to several ebook collections. Licenses from these publishers allow
you to place links to the ebooks in your online courses. In general, our licenses do not allow you to place the content
(e.g. a book chapter) in an online course or course pack.

 

Simultaneous User Limitations: Some ebooks have single user licenses.

ACLS Humanities E-Book
Over 3000 titles from learned societies. This humanities collection has expanded to include works in anthropology, linguistics, film and media studies, as well as sociology and philosophy. To Link to Blackboard, a website, etc.:  After
selecting a title, copy the URL in the catalog record section near the bottom of the page, paste it into Blackboard, etc.

ebrary
The CPP Library subscribes to the ebrary Computers & IT Collection. The ebooks in this collection have multi-user access.
We have also purchased additional ebrary books in a wide variety of subjects. Most of these purchased ebooks have single
user access. To Link to Blackboard, a website, etc.:  After selecting a title, copy the URL from the address bar of the browser
and paste it into Blackboard, etc.

EBSCO eBooks
Formerly called NetLibrary, the EBSCO eBooks collection includes over 8,000 electronic books covering a range of academic
topics. Many ebooks in this collection have single user licenses. To Link to Blackboard, a website, etc.:  After selecting a title,
click on the “permalink” icon on the right hand side. The URL will appear over the title. Copy that URL and paste it into
Blackboard, etc.

Gale Virtual Reference Library
Encyclopedias and other reference works. To Link to Blackboard, a website, etc.:  After selecting a title, click on the” bookmark”
icon on the top left hand side.  Copy the URL from the “bookmark” window and paste it into Blackboard, etc.

IEEE-Wiley eBook Library
Electronic editions of over 400 books from this major sci-tech publisher. This collection is on the IEEE Xplore platform. 
To Link to Blackboard, a website, etc.:  After selecting a title, copy the URL from the “persistent link” section and paste it into
Blackboard, etc.

Knovel
A collection of engineering handbooks and references sources in the following subject areas: civil engineering & construction
materials, electrical & power engineering, and mechanics & mechanical engineering. Features include full text searching and
interactive tables and graphs. After selecting a title, click the “citation” button located to the left of the “sections/table of contents”
area. Copy the URL from the citation window and paste it into Blackboard, etc.

Safari Books Online
Over 4000 ebooks with a subject focus of information technology, computing, and networking. Be aware that books are dropped
from the Safari collection after about four years.
This is a CSU wide license and we have no local control over the content. To
Link to Blackboard, a website, etc.:  After selecting a title, copy the URL from the address bar of the browser and paste it intoBlackboard, etc.

Synthesis Digital Library of Engineering and Computer Science
A collection of short (50-100 pages) books or "lectures”. Each synthesizes an important research or development topic. Subject
coverage is broader than the collection title suggests and includes books on management and entrepreneurship and engineers,
technology, and society. To Link to Blackboard, a website, etc.:  After selecting a title, copy the URL from the address bar of the
browser and paste it into Blackboard, etc.