Read e-books

tekijä: Eeva Marjatta Koponen Viimeisin muutos keskiviikko 22. elokuuta 2018, 12.07

Summary of instructions on 4 e-book collections

Ebook Central 

Ebsco eBook Collection

Dawsonera

Ellibs

Collection description Ebook Central  includes more than 120 000 electronic books in several subjects areas. Ebsco's Academic Collection includes more than 120 000 electronic books in several subjects areas. Dawsonera includes more than 1000 electronic books in several subjects areas. Ellibs includes more than 400 e-books in several subjects areas, most of them in Finnish.
What do I need to read e-books?

Online reading requires:

1) an up-to-date web browser.

Downloading requires:

1) Adobe Digital Editions (computer)

2) BlueFire Reader app (iPad etc.)

 

Online reading requires:

1) an up-to-date web browser.

Downloading requires:

1) Adobe Digital Editions (computer) AND separate (free) account

2) BlueFire Reader app (iPad etc.)

Online reading requires:

1) an up-to-date web browser.

Downloading requires:

1) Adobe Digital Editions
(computer)

2) BlueFire Reader app (iPad etc.)

Online reading requires:
(NB! not available in all e-books):

1) an up-to-date web browser

Downloading requires:

1) Adobe Digital Editions (computer & mobile devices) OR BlueFire Reader app  / Aldiko app (mobile devices)

Can I access e-books from my home? Staff and students of the University of Jyväskylä can use their university user name to remote access e-book collections. Staff and students of the University of Jyväskylä can use their university user name to remote access e-book collections. Staff and students of the University of Jyväskylä can use their university user name to remote access e-book collections. Staff and students of the University of Jyväskylä can use their university user name to remote access e-book collections.
Can I download e-books and read them offline?

Mostly yes, please see instructions

Mostly yes, please see instructions

Mostly yes, please see instructions

Mostly yes, please see instructions

Compatible reading devices and tablets

iPad, Android

iPad, Android iPad, Android iPad, Android
Loan period for downloaded e-books

7-21 days

1-7 days 1-3 days 7 days

Can I print out parts of a book?

You can usually print out limited parts of a book. Printing can be done through both the online collection interface and Adobe Digital Editions. You can usually print out limited parts of a book. Printing can be done through both the online collection interface and Adobe Digital Editions. You can usually print out limited parts of a book. Printing can be done through the online collection interface. You can usually print out limited parts of a book. Printing can be done through the online collection interface.
How can I link to e-books in JYKDOK?
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Finding e-books in JYKDOK

  • Single e-books can be found in JYKDOK in the same way as printed books. Search for the title of the book and/or the author.

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  • You can also access e-book collections to search and browse for content. To find a certain e-book collection, search with name of the collection, for example "ebook central".
  • For a list of all e-book collections, use the drop-down menu to change the material type to Databases, and search for "e-books". Link to the list.

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