Electronic Books

Full access to the e-books collection (422,418) is possible only from within the University of Cyprus network. Ebooks are sorted below by publisher/supplier, as well as by subject category.

Ebooks can also be searched by title, subject, ISSN/ISBN, etc in the electronic resources catalogue, the general catalogue (includes all types of sources) and the library catalogue.

  • Elsevier Book Series
    full text to approximately 170 titles of Book series.
  • Elsevier Handbooks
    full text to approximately 20 titles of handbooks.
  • Elsevier Reference Works
    full text to 58 titles of encyclopaedias.
  • Referex Engineering [Searchable via OPAC]
    full text to approximately 400 titles of electronic books of Chemical Petrochemical and Process Collection, Electronics and Electrical Collection, Mechanical and Materials Collection.

Subject coverage:

  • Collected Courses / Recueil des Cours  
  • Human Rights and Humanitarian Law
  • International Law
  • Royal Society of Chemistry eBook Collection - «supported by the RPF and the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) via NEAYPODOMH/NEKYP/0308/02» [Searchable via OPAC]
    The RSC eBook Collection allows access and download to more than 1,205 new and existing books published by the RSC, covering the years 1968-2009. The collection covers all areas of the chemical sciences from core chemistry and food science to emerging areas like nanoscience and biosciences.
  • Safari Books Online (Safari Business & Tech Books Combined)
    It offers students, lecturers, programmers, IT managers fast, easy online access to 40,202 of the leading professional IT books, unavailable to libraries from elsewhere in electronic form.
  • Springer Full eBook Package (Copyright Years 2005-2016)
    full text to more than 66,660 titles of electronic books containig monographs, book series and reference works (encyclopedias, atlases, handbooks etc.)
  • SpringerLink Book Series
    full text to 105 series titles
  • Springer Reference Works
    full text to 387 titles
  • Springer Protocols
    full text to 149 titles
  • Taylor & Francis Group eBooks
    full text to approximately 664 titles of electronic books related to Archaeology, Classical studies.
  • WILEY InterScience [Searchable via OPAC]
    full text to approximately 690 titles of electronic books


  • Grove Art
    full text of dictionaries «The Dictionary of Art» and «The Oxford Companion to Western Art», with more than 1500 art designs.
  • Grove Music
    full text of dictionaries «The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians», «The New Grove Dictionary of Opera» and «The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz», with more than 500 sound samples of Grove.
  • New Palgrave Dictionary of Economis
  • Oxford Reference Online
    full text of more than 100 dictionaries, encyclopaedias and other reference reports of Oxford University Press.


For questions or more information you may contact Aleca Spyrou, tel. 00357 22892043.