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Parkes Library, Special Collections, Hartley Library: E-Books

The Parkes Library was established by James Parkes, a tireless campaigner against anti-Semitism, and is a major resource for the study of Jewish/non-Jewish relations across the ages.

Finding E-Books

E-Books available through the Library's subscriptions (access limited to members of the University) are included in Library Search. Select 'Search Only Electronic Books' to limit your search.

You can also find E-Books by directly searching individual collections. For more information see the E-Books LibGuide.

For off-campus access you will need to use the University's VPN service called GlobalProtect. For advice on this see How do I set up VPN on my device?

Reference E-Book Collections (Subscription Services)

Jewish Studies E-Book Collections (Free Access)

The following sites provide free access to digitised books:

  • ETANA - core texts in Ancient and Near East Studies
  • Judaism  (Internet Sacred Texts Archive)

General E-Book Collections (Free Access)

  • Europeana - cultural heritage from European museums, galleries, libraries and archives
  • Gallica Digital Library of the Bibliotheque nationale de France 

General E-Book Collections (Subscription Services)