The Library offers access to ebooks using the ebook supplier Dawsonera. After logging in users can browse any book for 5 mins and preview them for free, and request short-term loans of ebooks. Popular books will be bought by the library accordingly.
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How does it work?
A selection of ebooks of Dawsonera is accessible through the portal, see the link above. Readers best login in order to make full use of the platform. If you do not have an Dawsonera account, please use the 'Sign in' tab and then the 'Create an account' link'. After having set up an account and having logged in then you can preview books, request to loans (1 week) or suggest the library to buy an online copy. When the Library buys a Dawsonera ebook, it will also be retrievable through the library catalogue.
All ebooks, which the library purchases/ownes are listed in the the library catalogue.
Does it cost anything?
Generally, loan fees for unowned contents apply. If ebooks are already owned by the Library this will be marked by an open pad-lock icon and no fees apply.
*** Currently, the Library will pay for the 1-week loans of books (depending on price). ***
Please, see additional ebooks below, e.g. Oxford Reference Online, Encyclopaedia Britannica and others. Some e-books require a user login and password - you may find the information below the respective e-books (internal information).
Note: Although technically they are books, you can also find the monographic series in the list of E-journals.
|Analyzing microarray gene expression data / G. J. McLachlan, K.-A. Do, C. Ambroise. 2004|
|Atkins' physical chemistry 8th ed. / P. Atkins et al. 2006
Login and password required (internal information)
|Atlas of Drosophila Development / Volker Hartenstein. 1993|
|Biochemistry of signal transduction and regulation, 3rd ed. / G. Krauss. 2004|
|Bioinformatics, 2nd. ed. / A.D. Baxevanis, B.F.F. Ouellette. 2002|
|Bioinformatics and functional genomics / J. Pevsner. 2004|
|Bioinformatics, biocomputing and Perl: An introduction to bioinformatics computing skills and practice / M. Moorhouse, P. Barry. 2005|
|Bioinformatics for geneticists / M.R. Barnes, I.C. Gray, (eds.). 2003|
|Biology 8th ed. / Campbell, Neil A. and Reece, Jane B. et al. 2009|
|Bionanotechnology: lessons from nature geneticists / D.S. Goodsell. 2004|
|Biostatistics 2nd ed. / G. Van Belle, L. D. Fisher, P. J. Heagerty, T. Lumley. 2004|
|Cell biology / S. R. Bolsover, J. S. Hyams, E. A. Shephard, H. A. White, C. G. Wiedemann. 2004|
|Cell motility / A. Ridley, M. Peckham, P. Clark. 2004|
|Cell Signalling Biology / Michael J. Berridge. 2007|
|Charles Darwin: three works (e-books)|
|Charles Darwin - The complete works|
|Developmental biology 8th ed. / Scott F. Gilbert|
|Encyclopedia of Biological Chemistry / Science Direct, 2004|
|Encyclopedia of Genetics / Science Direct, 2001|
|Encyclopedia of Immunology / Science Direct, 2nd ed., 1998|
|Encyclopedia of Microbiology / Science Direct, 3rd ed. 2009|
|Encyclopedia of Virology / Science Direct, 3rd ed. 2008|
|Enzyme kinetics / H. Bisswanger. 2002|
|Essential developmental biology, 2nd ed. / Slack. 2006
Note: some resources are available through the option "Student Resources"
|Francis Crick papers|
|From genes to genomes / J. W Dale, M. van Schantz. 2003|
|Fundamentals of biochemistry, 2nd ed. online / D. Voet et al. 2006
Note: Use the Student Companion Site.
|Genomics / C. R. Cantor ; C. L. Smith. 2002|
|Guide to analysis of DNA microarray data / S. Knudsen. 2004|
|Infotrac College Edition
Login and password required (internal information)
The online library from Gale Group and Thomson Learning InfoTrac College Edition, the Online Research and Learning Center and InfoWrite.
|International Tables for Crystallography|
|Introductory biostatistics / C. T. Le. 2003|
|Karger Books Online
Access to E-books published by Karger (Basel) is now available through the German National Licence.
|Methods in cell biology online
Monographic Book Series from Vol.76, 2004 -
|Methods in enzymology online Monographic Book Series from Vol. 1, 1955 -|
|Methods in Molecular Biology
Use the Advanced Search Option, choose the MMB book series and add volume number and author's name for best results.
|Microarray quality control / W. Zhang, I. Shmulevich, J. Astola. 2004|
|Microbial functional genomics / J. Zhou, D. K. Thompson, Y. Xu, J. M. Tiedje. 2004|
|Molecular biology web book|
|Molecular motors / M. Schliwa. 2004|
Bookshelf provides free access to books and documents in life science and healthcare. A vital node in the data-rich resource network at NCBI, Bookshelf enables users to easily browse, retrieve, and read content, and spurs discovery of related information.
|Next Generation Genome Sequencing / M. Janitz. 2008|
|Oxford Reference Online (ORO)|
|Please note that the Oxford Reference Online (ORO) replaces our previous subscription to the Oxford English Dictionary (OED) as of April 2010|
|Some of the resources found in the ORO are:
|Online biology book|
|Perl programming for biologists / D. C. Jamison. 2003|
|Practical flow cytometry / H. M. Shapiro. 2003|
|Principles of development online resource centre 3rd ed. / Wolpert et al. 2007|
|Protein microarray technology / D. Kambhampati. 2004|
|Statistics in microarrays / E. Wit, J. McClure. 2004|
|Structural bioinformatics / P. E. Bourne, H. Weissig. 2003|
|For further information please contact the Library.|