E-books

Ebook Central

Berg Fashion Library
The Berg Fashion Library includes 13,000 images, the Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion, eBooks, reference works, an interactive timeline, a new exhibition archive, and more.Access: on and off-campus. You may need to login off-campus using your NUA username and password.
Ebook Central
Use the box above to search our huge database of titles covering a wide variety of topics. All titles are available so you can start reading straight away. A great source for research and learning more about historical and cultural contexts. You can read e-books online, or you can download them to Adobe Digital Editions (PC/Mac) or Bluefire (iOS/Android).
Access:
on and off-campus.Adobe Digital Editions is available on all campus computers. You can also download Adobe Digital Editions to your own device and if you have an Adobe ID you will be able to login and view downloaded titles wherever you are.
Ebook Central help    Helpsheet on Adobe Digital Editions NB There are 145,000+ titles available. Not all titles are available on Discovery (because there’s so many of them!) so please use the Ebook Central search box above.
DawsonEra 
DawsonEra gives access to 200 online e-books owned by NUA, and over 500,000 titles that can be rented free for up to 7 days. You can read e-books online, or you can download them to Adobe Digital Editions (PC/Mac) or Bluefire (iOS/Android).
Access: on and off-campus.
NB These e-books are also available via a Discovery search – use the search box at the top of every page.
Early European Books
Early European Books traces the history of printing in Europe from its origins through to the close of the seventeenth century, offering full-colour, high-resolution facsimile images of rare and hard-to-access printed sources
Access: on and off-campus.NB These e-books are also available via a Discovery search – use the search box at the top of every page.

Safari

Access to over 21,000 technical e-books and videos to assist with IT and programming needs. Aimed specifically at Higher Education users with a interface that allows for personalising and comes with an app which is free to download.

Access: on and off-campus. If you encounter any difficulties accessing Safari please clear your cookies and then try again. 

NB These e-books are also available via a Discovery search – use the search box at the top of every page.

Screen studies logoScreen Studies is a dynamic digital platform taking users from script to screen and beyond – offering a broad range of content from Bloomsbury and Faber & Faber to support moving-image studies.

It comprises an exceptional collection of award-winning screenplays, critical and contextual books on film from the late nineteenth century to the present, and an interactive timeline of cinema history. Starting with an initial 300 screenplays and books, and updated annually, Screen Studies includes content to suit entire course needs. It is an essential resource for academics and students engaged in research and learning around film history, theory and practice.

Access: on and off-campus. Off-campus you will need to go to the login screen and scroll down to select ‘Shibboleth Login Page’, choose Norwich University of the Arts as the provider, and then sign in using your usual NUA username and password.