Thousands of new titles added to ebook and video collectionsPosted: March 26, 2014
Griffith’s primary ebook database, ebrary Academic Complete, added 20,000 new titles to its collection in January, bringing its total number of titles up to 109,000.
The additional titles come from renowned publishers such as Ashgate, Edinburgh University Press, Harvard University Press, Peter Lang, MIT Press and Wiley. With more than a third of the ebooks published since 2009, this significant expansion also increases the quality and currency of the Academic Complete collection, which both Griffith researchers and students are already using extensively.
You can access these ebooks through the Library catalogue – type in “ebrary” as a database search or explore ebrary Academic Complete now. QIBT students also have remote access to this database.
Once in the database, you can search or browse books by topic:
- Business & Economics
- Computers & IT
- Engineering & Technology
- Fine Arts
- Language & Literature
- Life Sciences
- Physical Sciences
- Social Sciences
Griffith staff and students also have access to Academic Video Online, a multi-media database collection from Alexander Street Press offering thousands of streamed videos with transcripts. Academic Video Online has recently added 1007 new titles from 34 publishers. This high quality database includes documentaries, interviews, performances, news programs and newsreels, field recordings, commercials, raw footage and thousands of award-winning films in the following disciplines:
- Art & Architecture – includes over 300 titles
- Diversity – includes over 800 titles
- Health Sciences – includes over 900 titles
- History – includes over 6500 titles
- Literature & Language – includes over 200 titles
- Music & Performing Arts – includes over 1,500 titles
- Psychology & Counseling – includes over 750 titles
- Science & Engineering – includes over 2,000 titles
- Social Sciences – includes over 8,000 titles
You can access Academic Video Online through the Library catalogue.
For more information or support in using the catalogue, contact Library and IT Help.