E-books

How to find and use electronic books from the JHU library.

E-book Collections (H through N)

H - N

(You can find individual e-books in the catalog)

NAME OF E-BOOK
COLLECTION
VENDOR CAN I
DOWNLOAD?
CAN I
PRINT/COPY?
CAN I MAKE NOTES? IMPORTANT!

HathiTrust Digital Library

(click "continue," then log in with JHED)

HathiTrust [platform with books from many publishers] Either 1 page or the whole book, but not a chapter. View the book and click on "download this page" or "download the book."   No (1) Covers all topics. (2) Although JHU is a member, we can ONLY see books that they have permission to show. (3) To see only books with full text available, click on the FULL VIEW tab after your search. (4) Near the "download" button, sometimes you'll see "partner login required." Click on that, and from the drop-down box choose JHU (5) Help
IEEE-Wiley eBooks Library IEEE (society) and Wiley (publisher) Yes, 100%, chapter by chapter Yes, 100%, chapter by chapter  

Access to 2012-2015

If a book published this year is not in the catalog, search the publisher site itself

IET Digital Library (circuits, control, energy, power, radar, telecomm) IET (Institute of Engineering and Technology) 100% Yes, 100%, chapter by chapter. No Access to 2007-2014
JSTOR E-books   Yes, 100%, chapter by chapter     Online views AND download views are PDF and clunky to use, even in full-screen
Methods in Enzymology Elsevier Yes, 100%, individually or up to 20 documents at a time with "PDF Downloader" icon at top of page Yes, 100% No Access from volume 1 (1955) to present. On ScienceDirect platform.
MIT CogNet  MIT 100%, chapter by chapter Yes No

For personal use only.

If a book published this year is not in the catalog, search the publisher site itself

Morgan & Claypool [see Synthesis]          
Muse
[see Project Muse]
         
MyiLibrary [platform with books from lots of publishers] Only a limited number of ‘downloadable’ copies are available at the same time. If all available copies are currently checked out, you may place a hold on the title or simply view the title online Varies by publisher. No (1) Requires free Adobe Digital Editions (ADE). (2) Kindles can't be used. (3) Your browser must enable cookies and Javascript. 
NAME OF E-BOOK COLLECTION VENDOR CAN I DOWNLOAD? CAN I PRINT/COPY? CAN I MAKE NOTES? IMPORTANT!