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We are pleased to announce that free access to HTML textbooks is now available again and is being offered direct to Higher Education institutions. Access will be automatically arranged if you already have access to the current free reference collection, which includes Cambridge Histories, Cambridge Companions, and Cambridge Elements.

If you need further information, or would like to arrange free access for your institution, please ask your librarian to visit our library information page in the first instance.

An introduction to Textbooks on Cambridge Core

Key features of textbooks on Cambridge Core:

  • Unlimited concurrent users, meaning any number of readers can access the resource simultaneously
  • Textbooks are available title-by-title to your institution - without the need to lease a larger collection or package
  • New editions are available on publication, ensuring users can access current and up-to-date learning materials
  • Key textbooks available from across our programme, within physics, earth science, life science, mathematics, engineering, and the social sciences and humanities
  • Easy navigation to the content you need at book and chapter levels
  • Users have the ability to save their searches and content to their bookmarks for easy access at a later date
  • Extensive bibliographic reference functionality; fully referenced content with all references displayed, OpenURL compatible and linked online through CrossRef.