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EBooks at CUNY: SpringerLink Ebooks


SpringerLINK external link.
Provides access to scholarly books in Science, Technology, Medicine, the Humanities and Social Science.

Features of SpringerLINK


  • Create alert to be notified when a new eBook is published.


  • Download book as pdf or ePub
  • Download full book and individual chapters

Search Within Book

  • Narrow your search results within a book for more focused content.


  • Book citations can be exported in the following formats: Endnote, JabRef, Mendeley, Papers, Zotero and BibTeX

SpringerLink Quick Reference Guide

SpringerLink quick reference guide.

Quick Reference Guide created by Springer

Information on Downloading ebooks from SpringerLink

  • You can download the whole book or individual book chapters / PDF-chapters onto your device.
  • You can download the whole book as ePub onto your device.

Reading a book with your mobile device

  • SpringerLink supports any device by automatically adjusting the site-setup that is optimal for the screen size of the device that is used to visit the site.
  • You can read the book in PDF-mode - you'll need an Adobe Reader. Adobe Reader is free of charge.

Accessibility Information

SpringerLink is committed to making our website as accessible as possible to everyone, including those with visual, hearing, cognitive and motor impairments.

As part of their commitment to accessibility, they ensure that their website is compatible with:

  • Recent versions of popular screen readers
  • Operating system screen magnifiers
  • Speech recognition software
  • Operating system speech packages

Users are able to:improve the accessibility of our website for users with disabilities by:

  • Retaining the ability to adjust the font size
  • Maintaining colour/contrast ratios for text
  • Providing keyboard accessible navigation
  • Providing skip to content links at the top of the page
  • Exposing information to the accessibility API through the use of ARIA attributes