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Gerstein Science Information Centre


Ebook collections


  • over 1000 books listed, many available to UTL, all medical topics, plus nursing and some social work titles; full text searchable

Elsevier Science Direct

  • thousands of titles published by Elsevier; full text searchable


  • massive collection, all topics, browsable and fulltext searchable

NCBI Bookshelf

  • browse about 1000 titles in 29 disciplines
  • full text available

Scholars Portal Books

  • recent books from scholarly publishers selected by the library to support research and teaching
  • search for Canadian content via the Collection drop menu for titles published by Canadian Public Policy Collection; Canadian Electronic Library; Canadian Health Research Collection; and Ontario Theses
  • fulltext searchable


  • multidisciplinary collection, thousands of titles; fulltext searchable(i.e. title, abstract, authors, affiliations, references)
  • a search for (bioethics genetics canada) yields over 2000 hits

Guide for e-books

Read about all aspects of using e-books in the ebook platforms and collections guide.


Some recent additions to our fulltext collections are listed here. For more titles, do a search in either Onesearch(below, to search about 1000 databases) or the Catalogue Search (also below, for known book titles) and limit to Online.

Bioethics for beginners : 60 cases and cautions from the moral frontier of healthcare. Wiley 2012.

Ethical problems and genetics practice. Cambridge bioethics and law [series] by Michael Parker. Cambridge University Press 2012.

Politics of blood: ethics, innovation, and the regulation of risk. Cambridge University Press, 2012

Privacy, confidentiality, and health research. Cambridge University Press, 2012