In these electronic book databases you can not only view e-books in their entirety, but you can perform keyword searches on the content of the e-books when you don't know which particular book you need.
E-books are also available through the Novanet catalogue.
Provides a full text electronic "bookshelf" of commonly used computer science reference books. The Dalhousie University license presently provides access to 40 titles, with a three-user limit per title at any one time.
Follow this link to technology-related e-books from the ebrary database. You will be given the option to download a chapter as a pdf or the entire document for 14 days in Adobe Digital Editions format. The pdf will not expire. To choose this option click the Download button in the ebrary search-results list or from within QuickView and follow the instructions. You can also use the ebrary Reader.
Search Novanet for E-books
Ebooks that Dalhousie owns are included in Novanet. To find ebooks on your topic, first run a search and then "Tweak" your results. Select "Full Text Online" and then "Books." The resulting list should contain only electronic books.