1. How many concurrent users can access book?

DRM protected books: 1.
Other books: unlimited number.

2. Can I read the books using just my Web browser?

No (see question 9).

3. Can I print and copy the material?

On DRM protected books, online usage enables you to print a maximum of 30 pages per session and copy a maximum of 1,000 words per session.

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. For DRM protected books the loan period is 3 days.

Other books can be downloaded for an unlimited amount of time.

6. Can I reserve material?


7. Can I use the books with my tablet or e-reader?

Yes. iPads and iPhones require free reader software (see question 9).

DRM protected books cannot be downloaded onto e-book readers, but unprotected books can.

8. Can I read the book I have borrowed on different devices?


9. Which reader software do I use on each device?

(Create Adobe ID account)

Desktop or laptop computer

Adobe Reader and Adobe’s FileOpen plug-in. At the university AR has been installed on the workstations, and the plug-in can be installed from Software Center.

iOS devices: iPad, iPhone

Adobe Reader and Adobe’s FileOpen plug-in

Android devices

FileOpen Viewer (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?

The book is accessed automatically in the reader programme using the pdf links.

12. Other notes

DRM protected books can be accessed online a maximum of 120 minutes per session.

Some books have DRM restrictions. These are marked on the site with a small yellow DRM icon.

Help and FAQs on Taylor & Francis pages




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