In order to borrow Ellibs ebooks, you must create a personal user account. See blog post Borrowing e-books in Ellibs service.
1. How many concurrent users can access book?
2. Can I read the books using just my Web browser?
Some books you can, some not (see question 9).
3. Can I print and copy the material?
Yes, on some books. E-book-provider-specific printing and copying restrictions are mentioned in book descriptions.
4. Can I save the books?
Yes, i.e. on a USB stick, in acsm file format. Reader software is required to open these files (see question 9).
5. Can I borrow the books and then read them offline??
Yes. Books are downloaded into a reader programme for the loan period. The loan period is for some books 3 hours or 4 days, for some books 10 minutes or 7 days.
6. Can I reserve material?
Yes; books that can be read on a web browser. When the book is ready for reading after the previous customer, you’ll get an email notice.
7. Can I use the books with my tablet or e-reader?
Yes. Tablets require free reader software (see question 9).
Your tablet must be connected to the Internet when you are accessing a book for the first time.
8. Can I read the book I have borrowed on different devices?
Yes. You have to download the book into a reader programme, create an Adobe ID account, and authorize your device with the account.
9. Which reader software do I use on each device?
(Create Adobe ID account)
Desktop or laptop computer
Adobe Digital Editions (recommendation: version 4.5 or newer). The software can be found as a virtual application on the university network.
iOS devices: iPad, iPhone
Bluefire Reader (AppStore)
Bluefire Reader (Play Store)
10. How do I install the reader software?
11. How do I download a book into the programme?
for MORE INFORMATION
- Adobe Digital Editions
- Authorizing Adobe Digital Editions
- Bluefire Reader
- Checking Out and Downloading EBSCO eBooks
- ProQuest Ebook Central: Full Download
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