Fire Protection, Optics/Photonics, Welding : New Knovel E-Books

Three new subject areas are now available via UC’s subscription to the Knovel e-book and e-data resource.  (All links will prompt for your UC Central Login when off-campus)

Note: once you access a link, scroll down to view a list of included titles.

Knovel contains e-books and interactive data sets for science, engineering, and related areas: sustainable energy, pharmaceuticals, textiles, and operations management.

E-Book Collection of IET now available

Institution of Engineering and Technology logoThe e-book collection of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) is now available.  This collection is part of the IET Digital Library and contains more than 300 e-books dated 1979 through 2011.  These e-books are also discoverable through the UC Library catalog (series IET Digital Library) and the Summon search system.

Content covers twelve major areas:

  • Circuits, Devices and Systems
  • Control Engineering
  • Electrical Technology
  • Electromagnetic Waves
  • History of Technology
  • Manufacturing
  • Management of Technology
  • Power and Energy
  • Professional Applications of Computing
  • Radar, Sonar, Navigation and Avionics
  • Renewable Energy
  • Telecommunications

These e-books are downloadable in PDF format as either individual chapters or the entire book.

SPIE E-Books in Optics and Photonics Now Available

UC Libraries recently purchased the eBooks collection on the SPIE Digital Library platform.  Find these at http://spiedl.org/ebooks (UC Central Login required to view off-campus).   For now, please utilize the SPIE link for direct access.  Access via the UC Library catalog and the Summon search system is forthcoming.

SPIE is one of the world’s foremost non-profit societies in the field of light research.  The eBook collection includes more than 150 titles from SPIE Press.  Dating from 1989 to 2012, these titles include field guides, reference books, and tutorial texts in the field of optics and photonics.

SPIE Digital Library - ebooks and more

Subject coverage for SPIE eBooks and the broader SPIE Digital Library includes:

  • Astronomy & Astronomical Optics
  • Biomedical Optics and Imaging
  • Communication and Information Technologies
  • Defense and Industrial Sensing
  • Electronic Imaging and Processing
  • Micro- and Nano- Technologies
  • Optics and Electro-Optics

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