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"Bring your eBook collection to life"

As a scientific research organization, we know how important it is to have access to the most relevant information.

To help you build your collection, we are pleased to offer over 850 eBooks for purchase or subscription, in packages or pick and choose.

CABI's eBook programme covers agriculture, international development, animal and veterinary sciences, environmental sciences, plant sciences, horticulture, forestry, human health and nutrition, leisure and tourism.

CAB eBooks

CAB eBooks Front File, 2014 - present (with 6 supplementary texts)

The CAB eBooks Front File contains over 170 books (over 2,900 chapters), and is updated with new titles throughout the year. In addition, CAB eBooks operates alongside CAB Abstracts – CABI’s leading abstracts database – providing rich indexing and search tools.

CAB eBooks 2011 - 2013 (with 15 supplementary texts)

Our most recent fixed package containing 156 titles (over 2,800 chapters) published between 2011 to 2013. This package is available as a one-off purchase with perpetual access.

CAB eBooks 2008 - 2010 (with 9 supplementary texts)

This package contains 112 titles published between 2008 - 2010 spanning our life sciences and tourism subjects.

CAB eBooks 2005 – 2007 (with 7 supplementary texts)

Launched in February 2011, CAB eBooks 2005–2007 contains all 166 CAB eBooks (over 2,900 chapters) published over this three year period.

CAB eBooks 2000 - 2004

CAB eBooks 2000–2004 contains 244 titles (that's over 4,000 chapters), providing research institutions with an array of eBooks covering the applied life sciences.


eBook Collections

Choice Annual Collection - Yearly collections are available from 2017 in concise packages of CABI's most recent content.

Choice Reference - CABI’s key reference eBooks can now be individually purchased to build your eBook library and offer online access to essential Dictionaries, Encyclopedias and Taxonomic Keys.

Choice 100 – Can’t find a collection to meet your needs? Create your very own library of up to 100 eBooks from CABI's extensive eBook catalogue to create a unique collection to fit your needs.

Your Choice Collection – If you just want one book you can buy just one book, and it’s yours to keep as we provide perpetual access rights.


More information

Still can’t find a collection to suit your needs? No worries, talk to us and we can help you create a bespoke collection to fit your needs.

To find out how our eBooks can fit your needs, contact our sales team on or view our list of our eBook supply partners and online retailers.

User guides
CAB eBooks user guide
 CABeBooks user guide


Training Videos
CAB eBooks training video

If you require personal training on any of our products, please contact us directly at, for more information or visit our training page.

A variety of promotional materials are available to download from our For Librarians area. If you require specific promotional materials for this CABI product, please contact our publishing promotions team.