Ebook Collections: Cambridge Ebooks

This guide highlights a range of ebook collections, giving details on the content of the collections, and how to use them

Cambridge Ebook Collections

Cambridge Core gives access to all the Cambridge University Press E-books and e-journals the University of St Andrews has access to, including Cambridge Companions and Cambridge History Collections.


Cambridge Core Video

Finding Cambridge E-Books

You can find all the Cambridge E-books we have access to by searching the Library collections.  You can also search directly from the Cambridge Core webpage.  Make sure you tick the box "Only search content I have access to" beneath the search box.

Viewing, Downloading and Printing

All Cambridge E-books are supplied DRM-Free which means you can read, print or download as much of the content of an ebook as you need.  Most e-books will have the option to download a PDF of each chapter, some will also allow you to download HTML files.

Logging in to Cambridge Core

On-campus you don't need to login, but if you're working off-campus you will.

From the Cambridge Core Homepage or the e-book:

  • Select "Insitutional Login"
  • In the search box enter Andrews and click Search
  • Choose University of St Andrews and click Select
  • At the University of St Andrews Single Sign-on page enter your University username and password
  • When you're back at the Cambridge Core homepage, you'll be logged in, and can search for the book you need.

Ask a Librarian

Need help? Chat to Library Staff, Monday - Friday, 9.00-17.00 using the box below.  When "Ask a Librarian" is unavailable email library@st-andrews.ac.uk with your question.