Category: E-books

Oxford Clinical Psychology

Library Services are pleased to announce our subscription to the new e-book collection Oxford Clinical Psychology.

There are over 300 titles available to you, covering a broad range of specialty areas, disorders and treatment modalities.

Oxford Clinical Psychology is the leading digital resource for clinical psychologists and psychology professors, researchers, students and trainees. Home to Oxford’s growing list of clinical psychology books written and compiled by experts on the field, the site provides the trusted information you need to understand psychological disorders and how to provide the best mental health care for your clients. You can quickly search or browse for the specific information you need and download the text, chapter and figures.

Try Oxford Clinical Psychology now or find it on Library Search.

NHS library members can access this resource via their OpenAthens accounts (choose Login, My Resources, Oxford Clinical Psychology).

If you have any queries about this or any other e-books please ASK the Library at

New e-journals and e-books for January 2016

Library Services now subscribes to the following titles:


Rubber Chemistry and Technology

Published by the Rubber Division, American Chemical Society, Library Services provide access to the current issue along with the complete backfile from 1928, Volume 1 Number 1.

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American Journal of Sports Medicine

From the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, Library Services offer online access from 1998, Volume 26 Issue 1. For articles before 1998 please contact the Charing Cross Campus Library which holds a small number of issues, otherwise the Library Document Delivery Service will be able to assist.

Try the American Journal of Sports Medicine now


Heat Exchanger Design Handbook, 2nd edition 2013

This 5 part volume, originally published in 1983, is the standard reference source for design and other information on heat transfer, heat exchangers, and associated technologies.

Try the Heat Exchanger Design Handbook now

The best way to access all Library e-journals and e-books is through Library Search. If you are working away from an Imperial site you will be asked to enter your College username and password.

We welcome your feedback, comments, suggestions and queries –  just ASK the Library.

Handbook of Vibrational Spectroscopy

Handbook of Vibrational SpectroscopyIn addition to our existing print copies, Library Services now offer access to the online edition of the Handbook of Vibrational Spectroscopy by Chalmers and Griffiths, 2002. This e-book includes all 5 volumes in one, easy to use format.

The best way to access this e-book is through Library Search where you will be prompted to enter your College username and password if you are working away from an Imperial site.

Try the Handbook of Vibrational Spectroscopy now


Springer eBooks in Computer Science

Great News! Library Services now provide access to the Springer e-book collection in Computer Science. This has substantially increased our coverage in this area. The collection includes over 10,000 volumes published from 2005 onwards. Use Library Search to find the book you want.

These e-books provide unlimited access and use – book chapters can be simply and permanently downloaded onto your laptop, tablet etc.

Find out more from Springer

Angela Goldfinch
Subject Librarian: Aeronautics, Computing, Electrical and Electronic Engineering


Oxford Medicine Online – full access for Imperial and the NHS

Oxford Medicine Online provides access to the full text of over 800 highly-regarded titles from Oxford University Press. It includes all titles in the medicine textbooks, handbooks and specialist handbooks series, even the Cheese ‘n’ Onion!

Library Services now offer full access to Oxford Medicine Online for all Imperial students and staff, as well as NHS Staff from Trusts linked with Imperial.

Imperial students and staff – click on the link from Library Search or browse the collection at Oxford Medicine Online. When working off-site you will be prompted to enter your College username and password.

NHS staff – log in with OpenAthens via Oxford Medicine Online. For instructions on creating an OpenAthens account see OpenAthens.

To find out more visit Oxford Medicine Online.

Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine
New! Full access to Oxford Medicine Online, including the Cheese n Onion

Royal Society of Chemistry e-book collection

Library Services have recently purchased the RSC chemistry e-book collection which includes over 1,200 titles published from 1968 to 2014.

The collection covers all areas of chemistry as well as related subject such as climate change, renewable energy, biofuels, health and medicine and forensic sciences.

And if that wasn’t enough the collection also includes books on the chemistry of fireworks, chocolate and beer!

You can search for books by title, subject or keyword and phrase at the RSC website or search for book titles on Library Search.

Chapters can be downloaded individually and there are no limits on usage meaning you can download several chapters from the same book if you want to.