Elsevier Science Direct
We have unlimited online access to over 8000 Science Direct eBooks with coverage across 26 subject areas. The trial will conclude on 31/12/2012.
JISC Observatory Project
This project has now concluded. University of Birmingham came fourth of all 127 participants nationwide - ranking us as a "superuser". Continued access was purchased for 9 of the 36 titles, covering Business and Management studies and Engineering. JISC national e-book observatory project: key findings and recommendations . Final report. [Online]. [London] : JISC Collections, 2009. p15. (Accessed 18/10/2011).
JISC Textbook Project
We participated in two JISC trials for 3 eBooks (Sept 2009-July 2010) and contributed to a case study.
- Understanding international relations, Brown, 4th Ed.
- Theories of international relations, Burchill, 4th Ed.
- Economics, Begg, 9th Ed.
Case studies: University of Birmingham. In: JISC E-textbook business models. [London] : JISC Collections, 2010. (Accessed 18/10/2011).