Scroll down to see the numerous fantastic ebook collections we have available to you at NMIT. If you are new to ebooks, check out out 'Accessing ebooks at NMIT Library' video first.
ProQuest eBook Central(external link) is an ultimate ebook collection providing breadth and depth of authoritative content.
ProQuest eBook Central's Help guide(external link) includes set up instructions for Adobe Digital Editions Reader for your eBook download. If you have further questions, try NMIT's own How eBook Central work(external link) guide, or Proquest's How to videos(external link).
Bloomsbury applied visual arts(external link)
Combines visual inspiration with practical advice on everything from idea generation and research techniques to portfolio development.
The Critical Issues Collection(external link)
High-quality eBooks, including short texts, addressing the big issues facing New Zealand.
The Treaty of Waitangi Collection(external link)
Leading thinking on our foundational document, including works by Claudia Orange, Judith Binney and Aroha Ward.
The Texts Collection(external link)
Short eBooks on big topics by New Zealanders. The full range of short texts published by BWB, packed full of fresh thinking and critical analysis.
Business eBooks from CCH(external link)
Employment, taxation, commercial law and HR from Wolters Kluwer CCH
Clinical Key(external link)
Full-text access to a range of Elsevier's medical and surgical journals, reference books, procedural videos, and images.
As a student you must register using your NMIT student email "@live.nmit.ac.nz" this will create an account which will give you full access. Ignore the 'More Options' area.
EBSCO eBooks(external link)
A collection of eBooks from EBSCO. Click on the eBooks tab, after new search and dictionary, on the top left hand side of the page to browse the collection by subject categories.
Open Access eBook collections (freely available to all)
Directory of Open Access Books(external link)
DOAB facilitates free access to peer reviewed open books from reputed publishers. While the majority of books are fully downloadable, only chapter downloads are allowed in a few.
National Academic Press Open(external link)
The National Academies Press (NAP) publishes the reports of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine of USA, and provides free access to more than 10,000 books.
Being a search tool for open access resources, Oasis brings together open access books listed under different directories at one place. As Oasis search all types of OA materials, users have to limit their results to three categories, namely Open access books, text books, and public domain books, listed under ‘types’ at the top left-hand side of the results page to get only book results. Subject, title and author wise search is available.
Open Textbook Library(external link)
A collection of freely downloadable textbooks are available from this link.
Springer eBooks(external link)
Provides access to open access eBooks published by Springer under their different imprints, such as Springer Open, BioMedCentral, Nature portfolio, Palgrave MacMillan and Apress. While using advanced search, one needs to untick ‘include preview only content’ box and select the limiter books, to get only open access eBooks. Most of these books except the latest ones are available on DOAB.
Taylor and Francis eBooks(external link)
Taylor and Francis Group, which includes imprints like Routledge, Dove Press, Cogent OA, has got an open access eBook collection of more than 1100 titles. It covers subject areas ranging from Social sciences to STEM disciplines. While initiating a subject wise search, filter your results by ticking the open access box in the ‘filter by’ options at the left side of the page.