E-Books for the PC

tekijä: Raila Anja Maarit Salminen Viimeisin muutos perjantai 04. joulukuuta 2015, 15.26

Downloading e-books from ebrary

 

  • You can download books from the ebrary collection to your own device for 7-14 days. You can also save individual pages from the books to your own device in PDF format within the limit of the print quotas (max. 60 pages).
  • You may download up to 10 entire documents at a time using Adobe Digital Editions, a free software program for Windows and Mac.
  • Register for an Adobe ID via www.adobe.com.

  • Download Adobe Digital Editions. ADE is already installed on JyU workstations.



  • Go to ebrary via JYKDOK (remote access, if you are outside the Jyväskylä University's network).
  • Sign in using your ebrary account or create an account if you are a new user.

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  • Find the book you want to download.
  • Click the “Download“ button in list mode.
  • Select option to “Download the entire document“, Click OK.

Downloading e-books from Ebsco eBook Collection


  • You can download books from the Ebsco collection to your own device for 1-7 days. You can also save individual pages from the books to your own device in PDF format within the limit of the print quotas.
  • Register for an Adobe ID via www.adobe.com
  • Download Adobe Digital Editions. ADE is already installed on JyU workstations.

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  • Go to the Ebsco eBook collection via JYKDOK (remote access if you are outside the Jyväskylä University's network).
  • Sign in using your EBSCOhost account or create an account if you are a new user.



  • Find the book you want to download.
  • Click the “Download (Offline) button.
  • Open the downloaded book online the first time. After that it can be read offline.

Downloading e-books from Dawsonera

  • You can download books from the Dawsonera collection to your own device for 1-3 days.
  • You can also save individual pages from the books to your own device in PDF format within the limit of the print quotas. Majority of publishers allow you to copy at least 10 % of the ebook, however you may notice that other publihers allow you to copy more.
  •  Register for an Adobe ID via www.adobe.com.
  • Install Adobe Reader, a free software program for Windows and Mac.
  • Go to Dawsonera via JYKDOK and sign in with your JYU username and password

  • Find the book you want to download.
  • To download an e-book click on the download icon.



  • Select the length of download period required.
  • Open with Adobe Reader.
  • Open the downloaded book online the first time. After that it can be read offline.