1. How many concurrent users can access book?
2. Can I read the books using just my Web browser?
If your desktop or laptop computer requires separate software for pdf files (see question 9): No.
If you are using a tablet: Yes.
3. Can I print and copy the material?
Yes. Parts of books can be printed or copied.
4. Can I save the books?
Yes, individual chapters i.e. on a USB stick, in pdf 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. Individual chapters can be permanently downloaded into a reader programme.
6. Can I reserve material?
N/A (unlimited number of concurrent users).
7. Can I use the books with my tablet or e-reader?
Yes. Books can be accessed without a separate reader programme. However, using free reader software enables you to use bookmarks (see question 9).
Books can be downloaded as individual chapters on all e-book readers.
8. Can I read the book I have borrowed on different devices?The books allow an unlimited number of concurrent users. Therefore it is recommended to download the book separately on each device.
9. Which reader software do I use on each device?
(Create Adobe ID account)
Desktop or laptop computer
Adobe Reader. The program has been installed on the workstations at the university.
iOS devices: iPad, iPhone
Any pdf reader, i.e. Bluefire Reader (AppStore)
Any pdf reader, i.e. Bluefire Reader (Play Store)
10. How do I install the reader software?
Normal installation process similar to most downloaded programmes.
11. How do I download a book into the programme?
Individual chapters are accessed automatically in the Adobe Reader programme using the pdf links.
12. Other notes
Library customers can order a printed paperback ’MyCopy’ of Springer e-books used by the University of Eastern Finland for € 24.99.
Library communications is coordinated by information specialist Tuulevi Ovaska.
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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