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E Books for Staff: E Books by Platform

Guide to the complexities of our E books

EBC E Books (Previously EBL)

EBC E books offer different access models up to an unlimited amount of users.

Print/Save Download

40% Print

20% Save

100% for 24 hours

EBSCO E Books

There are limitations on the number of concurrent users for some EBSCO titles, a user will have to try again later if they can't get access.

Ebsco books can only be viewed one page at a time; it is not possible to download chapters.

Print/Save Download
10 pages maximum You need to create an Ebsco account first, then you can download the whole book

 

Cambridge University Press

There is no Digital Rights Management (DRM) on these E Books, so they can be freely downloaded, printed and saved in perpetuity.

Can only be downloaded or saved chapter by chapter.

Print/Save Download

One chapter or 20%,

whichever is greater

Unlimited and permanent

 

Elsevier

There is no Digital Rights Management (DRM) on these E Books, so they can be freely downloaded, printed and saved in perpetuity.

Books can only be saved chapter by chapter.

Emerald

There is no DRM on these E Books so they can be freely downloaded, printed and saved but chapter by chapter.

Greenleaf

There is no DRM on these E Books, so they can be freely downloaded, printed and saved in perpetuity.

JSTOR

JSTOR E Books can be freely downloaded, printed and saved as PDF documents.

Oxford University Press

Access to Oxford Reference Online, Oxford Scholarship Online, Oxford Scholarly Editions

Print/Save Download

You can convert a chapter to PDF then

save/print but subject to copyright restrictions

Download as chapter PDF's

Palgrave

There is no Digital Rights Management (DRM) on these E Books, so they can be freely downloaded, printed and saved in perpetuity.

Palgrave books can be sent to a Kindle, a rare exception!

Morgan and Claypool

There is no DRM on these E Books so they can be freely downloaded, printed and saved in perpetuity.

They allow an unlimited amount of users.

MyiLibrary

We try not to purchase MyilIbrary books now as they are the least user friendly.

E books will be either single user or 3 concurrent users, so it may be in use by another person from time to time. A message will pop up stating this. There is an approximately 10 minute delay from logout to that book becoming available again.

Print/Save Download
Between 10-20% depending on the publisher Between 10-20% depending on the publisher. Only lasts for 24 hours.

Springer

There is no Digital Rights Management (DRM) on these E Books, so they can be freely downloaded, printed and saved in perpetuity.

Taylor and Francis

There is no Digital Rights Management (DRM) on about 70% of the T&F ebooks, so they can be freely downloaded, printed and saved in perpetuity.

Science Direct

There is no Digital Rights Management (DRM) on these E Books, so they can be freely downloaded, printed and saved in perpetuity.

You will need to do this chapter by chapter.

Wiley

There is no Digital Rights Management (DRM) on these E Books, so they can be freely downloaded, printed and saved in perpetuity.

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