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FYS171: The Science of Superheroes: Books

Fall 2017, M. Barresi

Some Books on Superheroes and Science

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Springer E-books 2005+
More than 25,000 books published by Springer and its subsidiary imprints, covering every scientific discipline and some coverage of the social sciences & humanities. Includes access to Springer's Print on Demand Service (MyCopy)

Proquest E-Book Central
A growing collection of eBooks in all subjects.

National Academies Press  
Over 5,000 books on a variety topics in science, technology, and other disciplines.  Books are free to download.

Google Books 
Growing collection of books, some with complete full text online, others with only a small portion. Limited printing and downloading.

EBSCOhost eBook Collection
Full text eBooks on a broad range of reference, scholarly and professional topics. Includes books formerly in netLibrary.


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