Cambridge University Press has provided UMass Lowell Libraries 30-day trial access to their newly launched Cambridge Books Online Collection. For access to the trial, please visit the libraries’ Database Trials and New Resouces web page.
Cambridge Books Online was launched just last month with an initial offering of over 6,000 front & backlist titles from Cambridge University Press. More books are added daily with over 10,000 titles expected by Spring 2010. Content covers many fields of contemporary scholarship, including world-renowned books in science, technology and medicine, as well as the humanities and social sciences.
All titles are available in PDF format and downloadable to a personal computer.
Cambridge University Press is the publishing business of the University of Cambridge, one of the world’s leading research institutions. It is the oldest publisher and printer in the world, having been operating continuously since 1584, and one of the largest academic publishers globally renowned for publishing some of the finest academic and educational writing from around the world.