World Scientific Publishing (WSP) is an academic publisher of scientific, technical, and medical books and journals with headquarters in Singapore. WSP publishes about 500 books annually as well as more than 150 journals in various fields. World Scientific has been publishing online since 1996, including e-journals, e-proceedings, e-books, and operates an online bookshop. World Scientific eBooks are electronic versions of World Scientific print titles. Please note that Lund University Libraries does not have access to all titles on the World Scientific platform, LUB has currently access to 29 books (January 2018). Owned titles are marked with
|Publisher/Provider:||World Scientific Publishing Company|
|Subjects included?||Asian Studies, Business and Management, Chemistry, Computer Science, Economics and Finance, Engineering, Environmental Science, General Interest, Healthcare, Life Sciences, Materials Science, Mathematics, Medicine and Healthcare, Nanotechnology and Nanoscience, Nonlinear Science, Physics, Social Sciences.|
|Type of resource?||Platform that contains ebooks, e-journals and e-proceedings.|
|Accessibility?||Via IP address|
|Login authentication required?||No, not on LU-campus. If you are off-campus you will be prompted to login via LU's Central Authentication Service (CAS) with a Student Account or LUCAT-ID.|
|Number of concurrent users?||Multiple concurrent access (multiple people reading at the same time)|
|Download required?||Yes, you have to download the PDF if you want to read the book.|
|Must be borrowed?||No|
|Number of days for download?||- -|
|Download and read offline?||Yes|
|Download directly to a portable device?||Yes, if the device supports PDF format and Adobe Acrobat Reader.|
|Copying?||You may electronically download and save a single copy of an individual chapter, an article or other single item of an ebook, solely for privat, personal use or for research. You are NOT allowed to download and save a whole ebook.|
|Printing?||You may print a single copy of an individual chapter, an article or other single item of an ebook, solely for privat, personal use or for research. You are NOT allowed to print out a whole ebook.|
|Text to speech?||No|
|Export formats?||RIS (ProCite, Reference Manager), EndNote, BibTex, Medlars, RefWorks, RefWorks (China)|
|How do I suggest a purchase?||Students and staff: Please contact your faculty library.
Librarians: Se Förvärv av elektroniska resurser för mer info.
|Restrictions||Walk-in users: Users not affiliated with Lund University may be permitted access to WSP, but only within the physical premises of Lund University Libraries.
Pass on documents: Authorized users are allowed to copy and send (via e-mail and fax) text from an ebook up to one chapter as “person-to-person” in a non-systematic scholarly exchange between other individual, authorized users (registered students and staff) at Lund University.
|Interlibrary loan / Fjärrlån||No, distribution of World Scientific Publishing material as copies for ILL in either print or electronic form is strictly forbidden.|
|Text and Data Mining Policy|
|Miscellaneous||WSP plans to allow chapter sales in the near future.|