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Independent and Self Published Award Winners and Best Sellers Collection

Independent and Self Published Award Winners and Best Sellers Collection  

This collection features more than 180 self-published titles and titles published by independent publishers, and each title in the collection has won an award, landed on a best seller list, or both. 

Notable titles within the collection include:

  • Business Adventures by John Brooks
  • The Drunken Botanist by Amy Stewart
  • Blood Feud by Edward Klein
  • People Who Said No by Laura Scandiffio
  • After This Night by Lauren Blakely

Title List(s):
Independent and Self Published Award Winners and Best Sellers Collection

Choice Outstanding Academic Titles (OAT) Collection

Choice Outstanding Academic Titles (OAT) Collection  

Each year, Choice magazine (a division of the American Library Association) publishes a list of Outstanding Academic Titles that reflects the best in scholarly titles reviewed by Choice for the previous year.  EBSCO’s Choice Outstanding Academic Titles (OAT) Featured Collection includes more than 3,400 titles that have all been designated as outstanding for academic studies by Choice between 2002 and 2014.

Notable titles within the collection include:

  • The Dutch Wars of Independence: Warfare and Commerce in the Netherlands 1570-1680
  • Scientists As Prophets: A Rhetorical Genealogy
  • The Ancient World in Silent Cinema
  • Beyond Post-traumatic Stress: Homefront Struggles with the Wars on Terror
  • On Habit

Key publishers include ABC-CLIO, Columbia University Press, Harvard University Press, John Wiley & Sons, Lynne Reiner Publishers, and M.E. Sharpe.

Title List(s):
Choice Outstanding Academic Titles (OAT) Collection

Academic Award Winners Collection

Academic Award Winners Collection

This collection contains high-level academic award winning titles in a wide variety of subjects and disciplines. Some examples of the awards in this collection are: Choice Outstanding Academic Titles, Ruth Benedict Award winners, W.W. Howells Book Award winners, Royal Society Prize for Science Books Award winners, Modern Language Association Prize for a Distinguished Scholarly Edition winners and MLA Katherine Singer Kovacs Award winners.

Notable titles within the collection:

The Art of Transition: Latin American Culture and Neoliberal Crisis
Sketches in Democracy: Notes From an Urban Classroom
Did Poetry Survive?: The Making of Modern American Verse
The Letters of George Santayana
Israel: A History
The Virgin of Chartres: Making History Through Liturgy and the Arts

Key publishers within this collection include Taylor & Francis, John Wiley, Sage, University of California Press, University of Chicago Press, Oxford University Press, Princeton University Press, and Elsevier.

Title List(s):
Academic Award Winners

World War I Centennial Collection

World War I Centennial Collection

The World War I Centennial Collection is a multilingual, academic collection with reference and monograph titles focusing on many aspects of The Great War. These titles cover key events and experiences related to World War I, including civil-military relations, pivotal battles and campaigns, lasting impacts of the war, and personal histories of the men and women involved in both military and civilian war efforts. This collection includes titles in English, German and French.

Key titles include:

The Oxford Illustrated History of the First World War
Der Erste Weltkrieg: die 101 wichtigsten Fragen
Durchhalten!: Krieg und Gesselschaft im Vergleich 1914-1918
Foch in Command: The Forging of a First World War General
The Soldiers’ Press: Trench Journals in the First World War

Key publishers include: C.H. Beck, Harvard University Press, Cambridge University Press, Taylor & Francis, and Oxford University Press.

Title List(s):
World War I Centennial Collection

Reference Collection

Reference Collection

This collection includes a wide variety of titles intended for reference to support the needs of students and faculty at academic institutions in various disciplines and fields of study.  With over 300 titles, this collection spans a breadth of topics, including history, science, humanities, music, law and many more.

Notable titles include:

An Atlas of Middle Eastern Affairs
Dictionary of Computer Vision and Image Processing
Music Fundamentals: A Balanced Approach
The Constellation Observing Atlas
Encyclopedia of Jewish Folklore and Traditions
Encyclopedia of Human Genetics and Disease
Family Trees: A History of Genealogy in America

Key publishers include Salem Press, Sage Publications Inc., Brill Academic Publishers, Oxford University Press USA, ABC-CLIO, and Taylor & Francis Ltd.

Title List(s):
Reference Featured Collection

Art School Collections

Art School Collections

These collections, comprising over 450 eBooks, provide cutting-edge content on the visual and audio arts with a wide range of packaged titles covering architecture, fashion design, digital media, audio production, fine art, graphic design and photography. They also offer a diverse range of titles published by academic and university presses as well as popular arts and media publishers to meet the educational needs of your students and faculty.

Notable titles within the collection include:

  • The Architecture of Happiness
  • New Image Frontiers: Defining the Future of Photography
  • Meanings of Abstract Art: Between Nature and Theory
  • Force Animal Drawing: Animal Locomotion and Design Concepts for Animators
  • A Cultural History of Fashion in the 20th and 21st Centuries: From Catwalk to Sidewalk
  • The New Colored Pencil: Create Luminous Works with Innovative Materials and Techniques

Key publishers include Focal Press, Random House Inc., John Wiley & Sons, F&W Media, MIT Press, American Ceramic Society, Elsevier, and Oxford University Press.

Title List(s):
Fashion Design & Marketing

Architecture & Interior Design

Digital Media


Audio Production

Graphic & Web Design

Fine Art

Top Ten Emerging Degrees Collections

Top Ten Emerging Degrees Collections

These eBook collections provide valuable, focused content to enhance any university program offering degrees in ten of the top emerging academic fields: Biomedical Engineering, Biometrics, Business Analytics, Computer Game Design, Cybersecurity, Data Science, Forensic Science, Petroleum Engineering, Public Health and Robotics. Titles cover groundbreaking, innovative subjects like Big Data, DNA analysis, artificial intelligence, cyber ethics, urban health, biomimesis, and more.

Title List(s):
Biomedical Engineering Collection

Biometrics Collection

Business Analytics Collection

Computer Game Design Collection

Cybersecurity Collection

Data Science Collection

Forensic Science Collection

Petroleum Engineering Collection

Public Health Collection

Robotics Collection

Theology & Religion Featured Collections

Theology & Religion Featured Collections

The Theology & Religion Featured Collections provide a wide range of packaged titles created for all aspects of religious studies. Within the featured collections are 22 individual collections.

Within the 22 collections contain 10 sets of titles from reputable publishers such as Baker Publishing Group, Fortress Press, Westminster John Knox Press, Eerdmans Publishing Company, and United Methodist Publishing House. These are found in the Theology & Religion title lists listed below.

The 12 Theology & Religion Core title lists, provided below, include titles that are also indexed in the ATLA Religion Database®.

Title List(s):
Theology & Religion: History of Doctrines 2015

Theology & Religion: Systematic Theology 2015

Theology & Religion: Ecclesiology 2015

Theology & Religion: Ethics 2015

Theology & Religion: Christology 2015

Theology & Religion: Eschatology 2015

Theology & Religion: Apologetics 2015

Theology & Religion: Soteriology 2015

Theology & Religion: Comparative Religions 2015

Theology & Religion: Theology 2015

Theology & Religion Core: Interdisciplinary Studies

Theology & Religion Core: Bible Studies

Theology & Religion Core: Religious Studies

Theology & Religion Core: Other Religions

Theology & Religion Core: Women’s Studies

Theology & Religion Core: Philosophy of Religion

Theology & Religion Core: Eastern Religions

Theology & Religion Core: Islam

Theology & Religion Core: Judaism

Theology & Religion Core: Christian Theology

Theology & Religion Core: Christian Denominations

Theology & Religion Core: Christian Church History

AAP Core Clinical Pediatrics

AAP Core Clinical Pediatrics

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is a premier medical-professional organization that is committed to supporting pediatricians, pediatric sub-specialists and pediatric surgeons. This collection of select clinical eBook titles from the AAP directly supports the research needs of pediatric practitioners in a variety of settings.  

AAP Core Clinical Pediatrics contains several recent Doody’s Core Titles, including Red Book: 2012 Report of the Committee on Infectious Diseases, the authoritative guide to current pediatric conditions. Additional key titles include Challenging Cases in Pediatric Ophthalmology, The AAP Textbook of Adolescent Health CarePediatric Clinical Practice Guidelines & Policies (13th edition), Care of the Young AthletePediatric Otolaryngology and many others.

Title List(s):
AAP Core Clinical Pediatrics (.xls)

Community College Collection: Nursing and Allied Health

Community College Collection: Nursing and Allied Health

This collection of frontlist titles contains a wide variety of content curated for community college students as they pursue careers in nursing, radiology, dental hygiene, veterinary technology, computer software and other areas related to the nursing and allied health field.

This collection provides a starting point for libraries to add high-quality vocational education titles to their permanent collection, and is also a great supplement to the Community College Subscription Collection. Pricing is dependent on final titles selected.

Title List(s):
Community College Collection: Nursing and Allied Health (.xls)

Canadiana Collection

Canadiana Collection

This collection of over 2,700 eBooks provides fiction and non-fiction titles from prominent Canadian publishers and authors, and covers a broad range of Canadian topics—from Canadian history and native culture, to politics and current events. It also offers a diverse range of content—including academic titles from university presses, juvenile fiction titles and popular self-help titles—for patrons of any age and for any research need. 

Notable titles within the collection include:

  • Camping British Columbia and Yukon by Jayne Seagrave
  • Speaking Out on Human Rights by F. Pearl Eliadis
  • More Scrambles in the Canadian Rockies by Andrew Nugara
  • The Case Studies in Canadian Health Policy and Management by Catherine L.-Deber Mah, B. Raisa
  • Copyfight by Blayne Haggart

Key publishers include McGill-Queen’s University Press, University of Toronto Press, Westview Press and Orca Book Publishers. The Canadiana Collection also offers titles from publishers that aren’t available in the companion eBook Canadian Collection subscription package, including University of British Columbia Press and University of Calgary Press.

Title List(s):
Canadiana Collection