The Library is pleased to announce that its has loaded into its online catalog over 2,400 records of freely available electronic books from the National Academies Press (NAP). These records contain a link that takes you to the NAP page from which you read the electronic version of the book. Registration is required to access the books.
National Academies Press Electronic Books Now Available
The National Academies Press (NAP) was created by the National Academies to publish the reports issued by the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, the Institute of Medicine, and the National Research Council, all operating under a charter granted by the Congress of the United States. The NAP publishes more than 200 books a year on a wide range of topics in science, engineering, and health, capturing the most authoritative views on important issues in science and health policy. The institutions represented by the NAP are unique in that they attract the nation’s leading experts in every field to serve on their award-wining panels and committees.
The NAP project was overseen by Eleanor McKnight.