An e-library, or digital library
, is an online electronic library available to subscribers, researchers from institutes, developers from companies, and students from colleges and universities for their online research. E-Lbraries include e-books
and e-journals, as well as digitized books, journals, doctoral theses, and manuscripts.E-Libraries can be accessed from any location with proper authorization
. Inthe e-libraries, which are increasingly replacing the traditional libraries, the interested person can search comprehensively thematically and semantically
. The content offered by the e-libraries is subject-related and can cover all subject areas such as technology, computer science, electronics, mechanical engineering, medicine, geography and many other areas.