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eBooks at UTAS Library: Reading eBooks

Brill

 

No. of users               Unlimited simultaneous users 
Access Read online, download as PDF
Copying/Printing Copying and printing available
Downloading Yes
Software requirements Web browser and/or adobe reader
Subject Area Multidisciplinary
Features  Bookmarking, personal login 
Help sheets Help sheets are available online

EBSCOhost

No. of users               Various. 1 user to unlimited
Access Read online, download as PDF (need an EBSCOhost account to download or print)
Copying/Printing Most eBooks have copying and printing  available
Downloading Download by chapter. 
Software requirements Web browser/Adobe Digital Editions
Subject Area Multidisciplinary
Features  Place hold on book if in use by another user.
Help sheets Help sheets are available online
Mobile Requires EBSCO eBook app. iTunes and Android

JSTOR

No. of users               Various. 1 user to unlimited
Access Read online, download as PDF
Copying/Printing Copying and printing available
Downloading Full download and by chapter
Software requirements Web browser / Adobe Digital Editions / Adobe ID
Subject Area Multidisciplinary
Features  Bookshelf, citing, notes
Help sheets Help videos are available online
Mobile Yes, need Bluefire Reader

 

 

 

 

 

ScienceDirect (Elsevier)

No. of users               Unlimited simultaneous users
Access Read online, download as PDF
Copying/Printing Copying and printing available
Downloading Yes
Software requirements Web browser and/or adobe reader
Subject Area Sciences
Help sheets Help sheets are available online

Wheelers

No. of users               Up to 100
Access Via Wheelers app, website
Copying/Printing Copying and printing available
Downloading Download (up to 2 weeks loan)
Software requirements Wheelers app or Adobe Digital Editions
Subject Area Law
Features  Highlighting, notes, bookmarks
Help sheets Help sheets are available online
Mobile Android, Apple, Windows

Cambridge

 

No. of users               Various. 1 to unlimited
Access Read online, download as PDF
Copying/Printing Copying and printing available
Downloading Full download and by chapter
Software requirements Web browser and/or adobe reader
Subject Area Multidisciplinary
Features  Personal login available
Help sheets Help sheets are available online

Ebook Central (formally EBL)

 

No. of users               Various. 1 user to unlimited
Access Read online, download as PDF
Copying/Printing Most eBooks have copying and printing available
Downloading Full download and by chapter
Software requirements Web browser / Adobe Digital Editions / Adobe ID 
Subject Area Multidisciplinary
Features  Bookshelf, citing, notes, bookmarks and highlighting
Help sheets Help guides are available online
Mobile Yes, need Bluefire Reader

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SpringerLink

No. of users               Unlimited simultaneous users
Access Read online, download as PDF
Copying/Printing Copying and printing available
Downloading Full download and by chapter
Software requirements Web browser 
Subject Area Computer science, business management, mathematics, economics and engineering.
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wiley

No. of users               Unlimited concurrent users
Access Read online, download as PDF.
Copying/Printing Copying and printing available
Downloading Yes
Software requirements Web browser and/or adobe reader
Subject Area Multidisciplinary
Features  DRM free
Help sheets Help sheets are available online