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Ebooks@SIT Library

A gateway to discover the ebook collections at SIT Library

Introduction

Knovel provides access to scientific and engineering handbooks and references from various publishers.

Access Information

No. of Concurrent Users: Unlimited simultaneous users

Online Reading: Supported

Offline Reading: Supported

Print Limit: You may use the Print option in PDF viewer to print. The publisher recommends users to limit the printing to 15% of a book at any one time.

Download Limit:  Chapters of ebooks can be downloaded as DRM-free PDF files.  The publisher recommended users to limit the download to 15% of a book at any one time

Additional Features:

- Data Search

- Interactive graphs and tables, which can be rearranged and exported

Subscribed Collections

  • Aerospace & Radar Technology

  • Biochemistry Biology & Biotechnology

  • Chemistry & Chemical Engineering  

  • Civil Engineering & Construction Materials

  • Electrical & Power Engineering

  • Food Science

  • Marine Engineering & Naval Architecture

  • Mechanics & Mechanical Engineering  

  • Oil & Gas Engineering

  • Pharmaceuticals Cosmetics & Toiletries

  • Plastics & Rubber

  • Process Design, Control & Automation

  • Safety & Industrial Hygiene

  • Transportation Engineering

How to download selected chapters from a Knovel ebook

  1. Go Knovel to do a search by typing relevant keyword(s) in the search box eg. energy
  2. A list of books containing the word energy will be displayed
  3. Click "My Subscription" on the upper right corner to view only the e-books in SIT Library's subscription
  4. Click on the desired ebook and chapter, a PDF format will be opened in your browser
  5. Click the wheel icon and select "Download Section" to download the desired chapter

Note: Knovel ebooks are also discoverable through Library's OneSearch.

FAQ

Q1: How do I use Knovel on my mobile device?

A1: Knovel can also be used through your mobile device's web browser.  Please visit http://app.knovel.com to access the site.

My Knovel ToGo app is required for tablet users. My Knovel ToGo is designed for use on tablets; mobile phones will not be able to use this application.

- Android version is available for download here

- iOS version is available for download here.