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Duke University Press puts over 1600 books online
January 29, 2014 | 12:15 pm

Duke University Press has just announced a new online access site for its books and ebooks, http://read.dukeupress.edu/. "Offering more than 1,600 titles and powered by the Folio eBooks solution, the site is the new home for the e-Duke Books Scholarly Collection, available to libraries for purchase," according to the Duke U.P. announcement, but it also offers considerably more. "The new site is open to all users and dramatically enhances the discoverability of Duke University Press’s content," the statement continues. " It provides free access to the introductory chapters of every book in the collection and allows integrated searching and linking...

10 Universities with Amazing Online Collections
December 13, 2012 | 11:00 pm

It's common knowledge that universities often hold amazing pieces in their library collections, from rare books to priceless works of art. Many are available for viewing simply by visiting the university, but many others are not available for public access, or visitors simply don't have the time or resources to visit in person. That's why so many colleges have begun digitizing their collections and putting them online, giving the world access to their amazing resources, and even opening up viewing of fragile or rare pieces that can't be accessed any other way. We've discovered 10 universities with incredible online collections featuring award-winning...