EOLSS e-Book Academic Collections
UNESCO-Encyclopedia Life Support Systems (UNESCO-EOLSS) -
One of the largest e-Books repositories on the Web, dedicated to the health, maintenance and future of the web of life on planet Earth, focusing on the complex connections among all the myriad aspects from natural and social sciences through water, energy, land, food, agriculture, environment, biodiversity, health, education, culture, engineering and technology, management, development and environmental security carrying knowledge for our times. It has been developed under the auspices of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). It is regarded as the world’s largest comprehensive professional publication carrying state-of-the-art, high quality, peer reviewed, thematically organized archival content in many traditional disciplines and interdisciplinary subjects with including the coverage of transdisciplinary pathways. The contributions are from thousands of scholars from over 100 countries and edited by more than 350 subject experts. It also includes up-to-date coverage of various aspects of sustainable development that are relevant to the current state of the world. UNESCO-EOLSS is an integrated compendium of twenty one component encyclopedias, each covering a large number of disciplinary, interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary subjects.
It is a valuable resource for education, research and policy making in the 21st century. It is targeted at a wide audience of students, researchers, educators at the university level, and policy makers to be made available through university libraries, departmental libraries, public libraries, government libraries, company libraries etc.
For the convenience of users' special interests the EOLSS body of knowledge of the various theme subjects of UNESCO EOLSS-online is now available in the form of about 540 e-Books (PDF format), in volumes of manageable size with the provision for Print on Demand.
(a) Individual User
Individual User with DRM Restriction
- Price per Volume: €26 / US$28 / £22 / JPY3,011
Individual User without DRM Restriction
- Price per Volume: €46 / US$49 / £39 / JPY5, 268
* For more than 5 volumes enjoy a special discount of 30% on the total list price (single user)
To order e-Book - select the Category from the right side of this Page and choose the Title.
Out of the 21 component encyclopedias available a buyer can ‘Pick and Choose’ the desired titles which are listed in the catalogue and also on the spreadsheet at eBooks Catalogue
(b) Institutions and Libraries
Full ownership by an individual institution/department/ library for unlimited user access within its Full Time Enrollment (FTE).
e-book(s) can be selected by title(s) from component encyclopedia(s) for ownership for unlimited usage/access by a single institution/department/ library within its FTE.
You can get a discount upto 40%. "Read More" to see discount rates.
e-Book Print Volumes (colour Edition)
- Price per Volume: €203 / US$219 / £175 / JPY23,540
- Handling Charges: €14 / US$15 / UK£12 / JPY1,612
To order Book - select the Category from the right side and choose the Title