A : Yes you may. However, the number of pages allowed for printing varies on different platforms ....Q: Can I download an e-book?
A : Most eBooks are available for download or use online. Certain eBook platforms may allow ....Q. How do I search and access / download ebooks in OneSearch? Q. Why do I get a message that says “Sorry, this Book is in use” when I try to access an ebook?
Some ebook platforms only allow limited number of users to view an ebook at the same time The message indicates the maximum number of users had reached ....
|Platform||User account required?||Can I print/copy?||Can I download?||eReader Required?||Can I highlight/ annotate?||Does it support concurrent users?|
|EBSCO eBooks||Yes||Yes, up to 60 pages, depending on individual publisher-specified limits||Yes, 1-3 days (depending on access model)||Yes, Adobe Digital Editions or BlueFire Reader||Yes||Varies by title. Depends on the number of user license acquired by the Library|
|Elsevier eLibrary||Yes||Yes, 2 pages at a time||Yes, loan period is usually 16 days||Yes, Elsevier eLibrary Reader||Yes||3 concurrent users|
|Knovel||No||Yes, limit to 15% of a book at any one time||Yes, limit to 15% of a book at any one time||No||No||Unlimited users|
|Proquest eBook Central||No||Yes, print limit is indicated in the detail page.||Yes, Textbooks/Supplementary texts: 1 day
General Reading: 7,14 or 21 days (users can choose loan period options)
|Yes, Adobe Digital Editions or BlueFire Reader||Yes||Unlimited, 3 users or 1 user, depending on the availability and the access model acquired by the Library|
|Taylor and Francis eBooks||No||Yes||Yes.||No||No||Unlimited users|
|VitalSource||Yes||2 to 10 pages, depending on individual publisher-specified limits||Yes, 1 day||Yes, VitalSource Bookshelf||Yes||1 or 2 users|
|Wiley Online Library||No||Yes,||Yes||No||No||Unlimited users|