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Durham University

University Library


Full text electronic versions of books are not always available due to copyright restrictions, though a number of publishers are working towards commercial models for the delivery of such material. The Library's web page of e-books provides a set of links to what is currently available.

A number of free collections and individual titles of particular interest to Medicine are:

Anatomy Atlases

Anatomy Atlases addresses the continuum of anatomy education. It is intended primarily for use by Medical Students, Residents, Fellows, or Attending Physicians studying anatomy.

FreeBooks4Doctors over 600 medical titles, search by title or speciality
PubMed Bookshelf includes Janeway's Immunobiology and Alberts' Molecular biology of the cell, search by concept within one or more books.
Virtual Pediatric Hospital Medical titles for professionals and public (part of the Virtual Hospital Website)
Merck manual of diagnosis and therapy 17th ed. (Merck, 1999)