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eBooks: Using eBooks

eBooks quick guide

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Do I need a ebook login account? No No No No No No
Can I print from the eBook? Yes, the typical print allowance for most titles is 40% of the book. Yes, pages can be saved or emailed as a PDF from Full Text viewer and then printed. Limit of up to 100 pages applies. Yes Yes, one page at a time Yes, from PDF Yes
Can I download it?

Yes

Download period for full books may vary. Download allowance applies for chapters or page-range PDFs.

Yes: section or page-range PDFs, with limit of up to 100 pages.

Yes, as a PDF or EPUB No Yes, as a PDF

Yes

Select 'View in Book Reader' and use the Tools icon to Export as a PDF. 

Do I need special software (Laptop)?

Adobe Digital Editions

You will also need to create a free account with Adobe.

No No No No No
Do I need special software (Mobile device)?

Adobe Digital Editions

For iOS & Android. You will also need to create a free account with Adobe .

N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Can I email it to myself? Yes, emails a link to the eBook. Yes, save section as a PDF and email. Yes, save section as a PDF and email. Yes, emails a link to the eBook. Yes, save section as a PDF and email. Yes, use the link 'Email' 
Can I cut and paste from the online preview?

Yes, you can copy up to 1 page at a time- allowances apply.

Yes, save section as a PDF and email. Yes Yes N/A Yes

 

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