Find eBooks

Many of these resources are Lab-only and will require Remote Access (see link at top of page).


The Library Catalog via Primo offers the most comprehensive search for scientific Ebooks.  The following is a selection of  Ebook sources, in case you want to search them directly.  [See also Conference Proceedings.]

Key eBook Providers

  • Ebook Central information - online access to thousands of ebooks across scientific subject areas
  • Elsevier ScienceDirect - Includes books, book series, and reference works in many scientific disciplines
  • Wiley Online Books, reference works and laboratory protocols covering life, health, and physical sciences
  • Springerlink – An integrated full-text database for journals, books, protocols, eReferences, and book series published by Springer
  • Knovel - interactive science and engineering books/databases
  • CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics Online - Handbooks, reference and books on global security, energy, material science and nanotechnology
  • SPIE eBooks - Online source for books from three valuable SPIE Press series in optics and photonics (SPIE Press monographs, Tutorial texts, and Field guides)
  • HathiTrust Digital Library - public domain works from college/university digital libraries

Book Series

Reference Books

Note: ESD no longer manages individual licenses/subscriptions for Safari Books Online, but employees can subscribe on their own by contacting Andrea Kole ( DOE-negotiated price is available for groups of five or more.