eBook Collection (EBSCOhost)

Rutgers Restricted

Off-campus users will be prompted to log in

Plugins required


The eBook Collection is a searchable full-text collection of electronic books. The basic collection primarily includes eBooks in the fields of computer science, engineering, and technology. The publicly accessible portion of the collection includes classic works of literature and history, as well as speeches, government documents, and other resources pulled from sites such as Project Gutenberg and the Alex Catalogue of Electronic Texts.

Formerly called NetLibrary


Help is available via a link in the upper right corner of every screen.

User tools and features

The eBook viewer allows searching, zoom, 'fit to width/viewport', saving citations, generating a permalink, and typical page navigation tools.

If you create a MyEBSCOhost account you can save notes and add texts to a 'folder.'

Up to 60 sequential pages may be emailed or printed as a PDF.

Dates covered

1990+, with a small selection published pre-1990.

Updating frequency



Books, including some government documents.

Type of coverage

Published monographs that have been converted into digital format for electronic distribution.

Print counterpart or
related resources

Print versions of some titles may be located using the .

Producer/content provider

A wide range of publishers including: MIT Press, McGraw-Hill, Sams Publishing, John Wiley & Sons, and more.

Vendor/electronic presentation provider


Core Subject(s)