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Comparative Civil Security Systems: e-books

e-book databases

Access Engineering (McGraw Hill):

Access Engineering provides online access to over 300 engineering books and references including Perry’s Chemical Engineers’ Handbook and Mark’s Standard Handbook for Mechanical Engineers.  It also includes interactive graphs and videos explaining key engineering concepts.


ebrary provides access to over 70,000 scholarly books from 500 publishers in a wide range of disciplines.


Academic collection of electronic books.

Safari Books Online:

Safari Books Online is a collection of over 24,000 full-text books and videos relating to information technology and business.


Online index from American Institute of Physics (AIP) and American Physical Society (APS) covering astronomy, engineering, geophysics, math, nuclear science, physical sciences and physics.


Full-text access to all books from 2005-2012 covering

Behavioral Sciences, Biomedical & Life Sciences, Business & Economics, Chemistry & Material science Computer Science, Earth & Environmental Science, Engineering Humanities, Social Science & Law Mathematics & Statistics, Medicine, Physics & Astronomy, Professional and Applied computing.

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