About the R2 Digital Library

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The R2 Digital Library is a market-leading eBook platform for health science collections featuring a comprehensive collection of medical, nursing and allied health eBooks presented through a clean and intuitive interface.


The R2 Digital Library offers thousands of health science eBooks from the leading publishers. With one of the most extensive selections of Doody’s Core Titles, the R2 Digital Library has the content essential to the modern health science library. These high yield and focused eBooks are carefully sourced to provide the specialized content demanded by health science collections.


EBooks on the R2 Digital Library are purchased individually, allowing librarians to build meaningful collections one title at a time. Upon purchase, eBooks are immediately accessible and remain within a collection for the life of the edition (and beyond via the archive tool). Suitable for collections of all sizes and specialties, the R2 Digital Library is fully customizable for any health science library.


As a web-based ePlatform, the R2 Digital Library offers seamless eBook access on desktop computers, laptops, tablets, smartphones and web-capable eReaders. The extensive image library, deep linking and integrated drug information provide an enhanced experience for the end-user. The R2 Digital Library’s user interface is optimized for the health sciences, and eBooks are easily integrated into any collection.

Publishers Available on the R2 Digital Library

  • Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics
  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists
  • American College of Physicians
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Association of Perioperative Registered Nurses
  • American Pharmacists Association
  • American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc.
  • American Society for Microbiology Press
  • American Society of Health System Pharmacists
  • Cambridge University Press
  • CardioText Publishing
  • COVER Publishing Company
  • Delmar Cengage Learning
  • Demos Medical Publishing
  • DH Publishing and Consulting
  • EKG Press
  • Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Elsevier Science & Technology
  • F.A. Davis Company
  • Guilford Press
  • GW Medical Publishing
  • Handbooks in Healthcare
  • HcPro, Inc.
  • Humana Press
  • Hodder Arnold
  • Informa Healthcare
  • Jones & Bartlett Publishers
  • Karger Medical and Scientific Publishers
  • Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Manson Publishing
  • The Medical Letter, Inc.
  • Mountainside MD Press
  • Omnigraphics, Inc.
  • Oxford University Press
  • Sigma Theta Tau International
  • Pharmaceutical Press
  • People's Medical Publishing House
  • Pearson Health Sciences
  • Plural Publishing
  • Slack, Inc.
  • Springer
  • Springer Publishing Company
  • Thieme Medical Publishers
  • Thomson PDR
  • Wiley-Blackwell
  • Woodhead Publishing

Next Steps

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