The Library is pleased to announce the purchase of three significant multidisciplinary eBook packages:
UBC Library has purchased an estimated 2100 eBooks from Association of Canadian University Presses (ACUP) 2014 to 2016 from the following publishers: University of British Columbia Press, University of Alberta Press, Athabasca University Press, University of Calgary Press, ISER Books / Memorial University of Newfoundland Press, Presse de l’Université Laval, University of Manitoba Press, McGill-Queen’s University Press, Canadian Mennonite University Press, Les Presse de L’Université de Montreal, University of Ottawa Press, Les Presses de l’Université d’Ottawa, Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies, Presses de l’Université du Quebéc, University of Regina Press, University of Toronto Press and Wilfrid Laurier University Press.
University Press Scholarly Online (UPSO) hosts content from university presses in the United Kingdom and United States. UBC Library has purchased eBook packages for 2015 from four publishers: Oxford University Press, University of Chicago Press, Stanford University Press and Yale University Press.
Since 2011, UBC Library has purchased more than 20,000 eBooks from Springer in the areas of behavioural science, biomedical & life sciences, business & economics, chemistry & materials science, computer science, earth & environmental science, energy, engineering, humanities, social sciences & law, mathematics & statistics, medicine, physics & astronomy, and professional & applied computing. The Library has entered into another agreement with Springer to purchase ebooks for 2015 to 2017.