New Project Muse and Duke University Press Ebook Collections
February 1, 2013
The library recently acquired the 2012 front list of the University Press Content Consortium (UPCC) Book Collections on Project Muse. UPCC Book Collections on Project MUSE offer electronic books covering a variety of subjects in the humanities and social sciences from noted university presses and scholarly publishers. The complete list of electronic book titles published in 2012, 1831 titles, is available to Southeastern students and faculty. Books are peer reviewed and fully searchable. Unlimited downloading and printing of book chapter PDF files is an included feature of the UPCC book collections. The ebooks are hosted on the Project Muse platform. The collection is accessible from the list of library databases, listed both as "Project Muse (ebooks)" and "UPCC Book Collections on Project Muse." The collection is available both on and off campus.
The UPCC Book Collections on Project Muse are available at:
The Library has also purchased the 2013 e-Duke Books Scholarly Collection, hosted on the ebrary platform. The 2013 front list will include over 100 titles in the humanities and social sciences, and will become available as they are published throughout the calendar year. The 2013 list of titles will add to the 2012 collection of complete Duke University Press titles purchased last fiscal year. The collection also includes term access to over 1,400 backlist titles from the press. The e-Duke books can be read using any browser on a computer or mobile device, but not downloaded. The ebooks are available both on and off campus to multiple simultaneous users.
The e-Duke Books Scholarly Collection is available at: http://www.selu.edu/library/databases/about/eduke/index.html