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Books and eBooks

With international authors and editors from academia and industry, our book collections offer diverse and fresh perspectives, adding real-world context to the latest engineering and technology advances. 

Purchasing print books

IET Books can be purchased in bulk from regional agents and resellers or directly from the IET. Please contact customer services: to discuss your print books requirements.  For individual purchases, please visit our webshop.


Purchasing IET eBook Collections

IET eBooks can be purchased in a variety of collections to suit your library requirements, whether you are looking for access to the entire portfolio or a specific collection tailored by year or subject. Contact your regional representative or customer services: to discuss your eBook collection requirements.

Our eBook Collections

IET Front and Backlists

Top-up your collection with the latest titles in our frontlist or back-fill your collection with our five-year backlist.

IET Ultimate eBook Collection (1979-2022)

With content dating back to 1979, the Ultimate eBook Collection offers access to over 800 highly specialised engineering and technology publications spanning over 40 years of cutting-edge research.

IET eBook Subject Collections (1979-2022)

Our eBooks are also available in a range of 10 convenient subject-specific collections which offer focus to a particular topic and allow your users to access content in their field more easily.

Browse our eBook Subject Collections on the IET Digital Library

All our eBook Collections offer a simple solution to meet your users’ requirements for instant access to quality research and add extra value to your library’s existing digital offering.

Provide help to your users

  • Locate relevant information quickly and easily
    Offer your users the opportunity to access research at the click of a button via the Digital Library. Using the online search facility, users are able to search by title, keyword, author name or date.
  • Download content without restrictions  
    Our eBook Collections are available DRM-free, allowing multiple users to download eBooks by chapter or full text with unrestricted access.
  • Share content with colleagues
    Users have the freedom to view, print and save content on a range of devices and also share abstracts with colleagues.
  • Easily manage citations 
    IET Book Collections are compatible with EndNote, BibTex, Plain Text and RefWorks allowing for citations to be downloaded; ideal if your users need to link references.


Add value to your library

  • Perpetual access to content
    Providing you with the added security of on-going digital access without subscriptions, and the option to add on the new frontlist each year.
  • A variety of purchasing options
    Depending on your requirements, you can choose from a selection of eBook Collections, all available on a perpetual access basis.
  • Enhanced discoverability
    Free MARC21 records offer enhanced discoverability for your users to locate content whenever they need to and with DOIs to the chapter level.
  • Reporting tools to monitor usage
    COUNTER4-compliant usage statistics allow you to measure online usage and the SUSHI protocol can help you to streamline your reporting processes.
  • Secure archiving with CLOCKSS
    By partnering with CLOCKSS, IET eBook Collections offer the added guarantee that our digital content will be available now and in the future.