UOC Library boasts over 10,000 new e-books
The UOC Library has increased its e-book collection by over 10,000 books, all of which will remain available throughout 2021. Among the new titles you will find academic manuals, monographs and reference works, all belonging to the prestigious publishing company Springer.
- Business administration and management
- Economy and finance
- Communication and humanities
- Political science and international studies
- Computer science
- Religion and philosophy
These books grant extraordinary access to the latest academic endeavours undertaken by international experts. Most of them are available in English and can be read online or downloaded as a PDF or EPUB. Below is a short list of the new books available to you:
A comprehensive study on public administration and policy covering issues such as finance and public management, human resources and labour relations, crisis and emergency management, and laws and regulations.
A philosopher's guide to uncovering the mysteries of life and evolution's role in creating new species, based on contributions by Aristotle, Kant and Hegel.
Check out this book to gain a deeper understanding of how institutions and industries are reinventing themselves as we transition towards a 100% digitally connected global economy.
This book is a great way to learn both the basics of Python and good coding practices. You also get to put your knowledge to the test in a make-your-own interactive adventure game. This book is geared towards programming newcomers and Python novices.
This book sheds light on employing all kinds of smart pedagogy solutions in the context of different learning theories. It also explores how pedagogy, the role of the educator and teaching methods have shifted over time.
A collection of works on artificial intelligence-supported educational technologies. It covers data mining methods, for example, as well as the use of machine learning to quantify student profiles in different educational settings.
At the end of 2021, the Library will analyse which books were most viewed by the UOC community, in order to add them to its permanent collection.
Besides books from the Springer collection, other open access journals and publications remain at your full disposal.
This information graphic features some of the e-books that have been added recently.