E-books

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

E-book Collections (A through B)

A - B

(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!                   
Access
EmergencyMedicine
McGraw-Hill

No.

1) You can download figures and tables.  2) You can sign into “MyAccess” and “Favorite” chapters, figures, or tables by clicking on the star to turn it yellow. Your content will then show up on the righthand side under “My Favorites” as well as on the MyAccess dashboard. 3) You can click “Print” on the grey bar, and then change the printer to “Print to PDF.” You can then save the PDF to your computer.

Yes, 100%

 

Only 15 users at a time

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

AccessEngineering McGraw-Hill

No.

1) You can download figures and tables.  2) You can sign into “MyAccess” and “Favorite” chapters, figures, or tables by clicking on the star to turn it yellow. Your content will then show up on the righthand side under “My Favorites” as well as on the MyAccess dashboard. 3) You can click “Print” on the grey bar, and then change the printer to “Print to PDF.” You can then save the PDF to your computer.

Yes, 100% (You must be signed in.)

Create a myaccessengineering account so that you can  annotate, create labels, print, and download PDFs of the page you're viewing

 
When you click on a book title, you will see  buttons at the top: “Apply labels,” “Annotate On," “Share,” “Print,” ”PDF Download”

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

AccessMedicine McGraw-Hill

No.

1) You can download figures and tables.  2) You can sign into “MyAccess” and “Favorite” chapters, figures, or tables by clicking on the star to turn it yellow. Your content will then show up on the righthand side under “My Favorites” as well as on the MyAccess dashboard. 3) You can click “Print” on the grey bar, and then change the printer to “Print to PDF.” You can then save the PDF to your computer.

Yes, 100%

 

Only 15 users at a time

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

AccessSurgery McGraw-Hill

No.

1) You can download figures and tables.  2) You can sign into “MyAccess” and “Favorite” chapters, figures, or tables by clicking on the star to turn it yellow. Your content will then show up on the righthand side under “My Favorites” as well as on the MyAccess dashboard. 3) You can click “Print” on the grey bar, and then change the printer to “Print to PDF.” You can then save the PDF to your computer.

Yes, 100%

 

Only 15 users at a time

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

ACLS Humanities E-books

American Council of Learned
Societies

3 pages only. 

3 pages only. Choose "Page PDF" to get a non-searchable PDF that allows 3 pages of printing or browsing.

No.

You can print only for personal research use. Instructors may provide the permanent URL (on the title record page) and the page numbers to students; to copy pages for your course, you must apply directly to the original publisher for permission.

If a book published this year is not in the catalog, search the publisher site itself
Advances in Chemistry American Chemical Society       Series was suspended in 1998, so 1998 is the date of the most recent e-book in the series.
American Chemical Society (ACS) Symposium Series American Chemical Society       If a book published this year is not in the catalog, search the publisher site itself

 

American Mathematical Society (AMS)

American Mathematical Society Yes Yes  

Notes: (1) PDFs with math don't look very clear on proprietary devices (e.g., Kindle) or small screens (e.g., smartphones). (2) Firefox built-in PDF rendering engine doesn't work well; instead, download files to dedicated PDF viewer.