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eBook Collection Development

Our collection development librarians curate hundreds of e-book collections covering a wide range of topics. Below are some of the newest, most up-to-date collections. Log in to EBSCOhost Collection Manager to see the full list of available collections or contact your EBSCO sales representative for more information.

Doody’s Medical Titles

Doody’s Medical Titles

Doody's is an authoritative medical book review service designed to assist medical libraries and institutions with their purchasing decisions. Titles are reviewed by medical librarians and content specialists and are given a rating of 1-5 stars. Each year, key selections are compiled into a list known as Doody's Core Titles (DCT), which highlights the best titles published within a variety of medical specialties.

Below are the most recent e-book collections available based on Doody’s reviews. Log in to EBSCOhost Collection Manager for additional collections from past years.

  • Doody's 4 & 5 Star Reviewed Titles 2018 Collection
  • Doody's Core Titles 2018 Frontlist
  • Doody's Core Titles 2018 All Years

Doody's Titles - All Years Collection

Doody's Titles - All Years Collection

Doody's is an authoritative medical book review service, designed to assist medical libraries and institutions with their purchasing decisions. Titles are reviewed by medical librarians and content specialists.

This Featured Collection offers a complete collection of over 5,000 EBSCO eBooks that are Doody’s Core Titles or are Doody's 4- and 5-star rated for all years. Libraries can select titles and build a collection to meet their institution's specific medical research needs, and BISAC subject categories are provided for easy browsing.


American Journal of Nursing 2017 Books of the Year

American Journal of Nursing 2017 Books of the Year

The American Journal of Nursing has served as the voice of nursing since 1900, providing coverage of evidence-based clinical practice and incisive news analysis. Each book in this collection of titles was recognized with a 2017 Best Book of the Year Award from The American Journal of Nursing. Titles represent several disciplines, including palliative care and hospice, nursing research, psychiatric and mental health nursing, nursing education, community and public health, advanced practice, and others. Hospital and medical-academic settings especially will find relevant content in this package. The American Journal of Nursing is published by Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

Highlighted titles:

Calculating Drug Dosages: A Patient-safe Approach to Nursing and Math by Sandra Luz Martinez de Castillo & Maryanne Werner-McCullough
LGBTQ-Inclusive Hospice and Palliative Care: A Practical Guide to Transforming Professional Practice by Kimberly D. Acquaviva
Johns Hopkins Nursing Professional Practice Model by Deborah Dang, Judith Rohde & Jeannette Suflita

Highlighted publishers include Jones & Bartlett Learning, LLC, F.A. Davis Company, Sigma Theta Tau International


DRM-Free E-Book Collections

DRM-Free E-Book Collections

EBSCO is pleased to offer a growing collection of over 120,000 DRM-free e-books from some of the world’s best academic and university presses. DRM-free removes print limits, download limits, copy and paste restrictions and download expirations to maximize an e-books portability and usability. To help discover some of the great new DRM-free content EBSCO’s collection development librarians have created a variety of collections, making selection of DRM-free content quick and easy. The curated collections below contain DRM-Free e-books in high interest, in-demand subjects.

  • DRM-Free - Award Winners
  • DRM-Free - New Releases
  • DRM-Free - Commerce & Finance
  • DRM-Free - Educational Theory & Practice
  • DRM-Free - Internal Medicine
  • DRM-Free - Religion
  • DRM-Free - Social & Public Welfare

Women's Health Collection

Women's Health Collection

This eBook collection contains titles covering a wide array of women’s health topics.  Designed for physicians and other healthcare providers, titles cover obstetrics, gynecology, primary care, women’s cancers, and many more aspects of women’s health. 

Top titles:

  • Essentials of Abdomino-Pelvic Sonography: A Handbook for Practitioners by Swati Goyal
  • Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology by Brian A. Magowan, Philip Owen and Andrew Thomson
  • A Guide to Women’s Health by Tolu Oyelowo and Judith L. Johnson

Highlighted publishers: Springer Science & Business Media, Elsevier, and Jones & Bartlett Publishers, Inc.


Medicine Collections

Medicine Collections

EBSCO eBooks Medicine Collections are pre-packaged collections of frontlist medical e-books created by EBSCO’s Collection Development team. These collections contain high-quality titles and cover a variety of medical topics such as home care nursing, public health, pain management and many more.  These collections are intended for clinicians and medical students and are well suited for hospitals and medical schools.

Highlighted publishers include Oxford University Press, F.A. Davis Company, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.


Complementary Medicine Collection

Complementary Medicine Collection

This e-book collection contains titles about various complementary and alternative techniques and healing methods. Topics include traditional Chinese medicine, therapeutic massage and bodywork, acupuncture, homeopathy and other complementary and alternative medicine modalities.

Highlighted titles:

  • The Scientific Basis of Integrative Health by Len Wisneski
  • Medical Acupuncture: A Western Scientific Approach by Jacqueline Filshie, Adrian White & T. M. Cummings
  • Integrative Preventive Medicine by Richard H Carmona & Mark Liponis

Highlighted publishers include Springer Science & Business Media B.V., CRC Press and Oxford University Press.


CINAHL Companion Collection

CINAHL Companion Collection

The CINAHL Comapanion Collection contains recommended nursing and allied health e-books covering many topics. This collection is designed to complement CINAHL, the authoritative index to nursing and allied health journals. 

Highlighted titles include:

  • A Practical Guide to Forensic Nursing:Incorporating Forensic Principles Into Nursing Practice by Angela F. Amar & L. Kathleen Sekula – An American Journal of Nursing award winner
  • Nursing Diagnosis Handbook: An Evidence-Based Guide to Planning Care by Betty J. Ackley, Gail B. Ladwig, & Mary Beth Flynn Makic – A Doody’s Core Title
  • Lippincott Nursing Procedures – A Doody’s Core Title

Top publishers include Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, American Nurses Association and Sigma Theta Tau International.


MEDLINE Complete Companion Collection

MEDLINE Complete Companion Collection

 The MEDLINE Complete Companion Collection contains industry reviewed and recommended e-books on multiple topics for doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals engaged in clinical care, public health and health policy development. This e-book collection is designed to complement MEDLINE Complete, the essential database for biomedical and health research. 

Featured titles include: 

  • Berkowitz’s Pediatrics: A Primary Care Approach by Carol D. Berkowitz
  • Radiography in the Digital Age: Physics, Exposure, Radiation Biology by Quinn B. Carroll
  • Rang & Dale’s Pharmacology by H.P. Rang
  • Disaster Medicine by Gregory R. Ciottone
  • Health Policymaking in the United States by Beaufort B. Longest

Highlighted publishers include American Academy of Pediatrics, Elsevier Inc., Health Sciences Division and Springer Publishing Company, Inc.


Nursing Reference Center Plus Companion Collection

Nursing Reference Center Plus Companion Collection

The Nursing Reference Center Plus Companion Collection contains frontlist, award-winning and industry reviewed nursing titles covering multiple topics. This e-book collection is designed to complement Nursing Reference Center Plus, an evidence-based information resource for nurses. 

Highlighted titles:

  • Nursing Diagnoses: Definitions and Classification 2015-2017 by Shigemi Kamitsuru, Heather T. Herdman
  • Davis’s Comprehensive Handbook of Laboratory & Diagnostic Tests with Nursing Implications by Anne M. Van Leeuwen, Mickey Lynn Bladh
  • Advanced Practice Palliative Nursing by Betty Ferrell, Patrick Coyne, Constance Dahlin
  • Pediatric Primary Care by Catherine E. Burns
  • Evidence-Based Geriatric Nursing Protocols for Best Practice, Fifth Edition by Marie Boltz, Elizabeth Capezuti, Terry Fulmer, Deanne Zwicker

Top publishers include Springer Publishing Company, Inc., F.A. Davis Company and Sigma Theta Tau International


PEMSoft/Pediatrics Companion Collection

PEMSoft/Pediatrics Companion Collection

This collection contains frontlist e-books covering several topics in pediatric medicine. It is designed to complement PEMSoft, a premiere pediatric clinical information resource. 

Highlighted titles:

  • Challenging Cases in Pediatric Diagnosis: Cases From Pediatrics in Review Index of Suspicion and Visual Diagnosis by Deepak Kamat
  • Pediatric Emergency Medicine Secrets by Steven M. Selbst
  • Succinct Pediatrics: Evaluation and Management for Common and Critical Care by John D. Mahan, Leonard G. Feld
  • Park’s Pediatric Cardiology for Practitioners by Myung K. Park (Doody’s Core Title)
  • Signs and Symptoms in Pediatrics by Jane Meschan Foy, Henry M. Adam

Top publishers include American Academy of Pediatrics, Springer Science & Business Media, Elsevier Inc. and Health Sciences Division


Rehabilitation Reference Center Companion Collection

Rehabilitation Reference Center Companion Collection

The Rehabilitation Reference Center Companion Collection contains frontlist e-books covering rehabilitation topics for physical therapists, occupational therapists and speech therapists. This collection is designed to complement Rehabilitation Reference Center, the premiere evidence-based information resource for rehabilitation professionals. 

Highlighted titles:

  • Sports Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation: Integrating Medicine and Science for Performance Solutions by Daniel Lewindon, David Joyce
  • Using the Bowen Technique to Address Complex and Common Conditions by John Wilks, Isobel Knight
  • Routledge Handbook of Sports Therapy, Injury Assessment and Rehabilitation by Keith Ward
  • Posterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries: A Practical Guide to Management by Gregory C. Fanelli
  • K-Taping in Pediatrics: Basics Techniques Indications by Birgit Kimbrink

Top publishers include F.A. Davis Company, Springer Science & Business Media and John Wiley & Sons, Inc.