The Library subscribes to many databases that contain full-text ebooks. Search the Library catalog to connect to the Library’s vast collection of ebooks or search the databases individually using the links below.

AccessEngineering (McGraw-Hill)

AccessEngineering from McGraw-Hill is an innovative online reference and learning resource providing seamless access to the world's most trusted collection of critical, regularly updated engineering reference information. AccessEngineering also comprises dynamic online features, such as instructional videos, interactive tables and charts, as well as personalization tools allowing users to organize crucial project information as they work.

ASM Handbooks Online

ASM Handbooks Online™ is the industry's best known and most comprehensive source of information on ferrous and non-ferrous metals and materials technology. It includes the complete content of 28 ASM Handbook volumes, several ASM Handbook supplements, and two ASM Desk Editions.

EBSCOhost Academic E-Book Collection

This ebook database contains a large selection of multidisciplinary ebook titles representing a broad range of academic subject matter. Comprising nearly 120,000 ebooks, this database includes titles from leading university presses and academic publishers. Subject coverage includes visual and performing arts, business & economics, education, language arts, literary criticism,, medicine, philosophy, poetry, political science, religion, social science, and technology & engineering. All titles are available with unlimited user access, and additional titles are added to the database monthly.

Ebook Central

A database of full-text books on all subjects

Gale Virtual Reference Library

The Gale Virtual Reference Library contains the searchable full text of many reference books – for a complete list of titles, enter the database and then click on “Title List.” You may search one title, a combination of titles, or all titles at once. You may also generate citations to these books in MLA or APA format.

IGI Global

Search the collection of ebooks published by IGI Global in various subjects such as Business, Computer Science, Engineering, Medicine, and Social Sciences.

Knovel Engineering & Scientific Online References

Database of the full-text of some of the leading engineering reference handbooks, databases, and conference proceedings.

Safari / O'Reilly Learning

Safari Books is now located in O'Reilly Learning. Full text of ebooks, as well as videos, case studies, and tutorials about programming languages, software instruction,  information technology, and management. 

Access the database by entering your Stevens email in the “Academic email” box.  A password isn’t required to use O’Reilly for Higher Education, but if you plan to use the O’Reilly app, you will need to create a password. You will be given an option to do this the first time you connect to the database.


SpringerLink allows users full-text access to over 1700 journals in subjects including science, technology, humanities and law. Search the entire database or with in subject collections or by publication type (which includes journal articles, reference entries, and books).