There are three ways that the Jean and Alexander Heard Library provides access to e-books:
Regardless of how we have access to an e-book, you will be able to find it by searching ACORN or DiscoverLibrary. You can also search our subscription collections through their own interfaces; see the box on the left for more information and direct links.
* Simply clicking on the link to an e-book will not trigger a purchase.
Academic Complete - Academic Complete is a subscription e-book collection featuring academic titles. Numbering more than 120,000 items, Academic Complete includes more than 2,000 titles on topics ranging from musicology, ethnomusicology, music theory, music education, popular music studies, and music technology. Publishers include Ashgate, Oxford University Press, Cambridge University Press, Routledge, Continuum, University of California Press, and Indiana University Press.You can browse music titles directly from this link.
eBook Academic (EBSCOhost) - eBook Academic is another subscription e-book collection that features 132,000 academic titles. While there is some overlap with Academic Complete, eBook Academic is particularly strong in its coverage of popular music, music therapy, music and the body/brain, and ethnomusicology. Publishers include Columbia University Press, Ashgate (Popular and Folk Music Series), MIT Press, Peter Lang, and Barcelona Publishers.