What is an e-book?
An electronic book (or e-book) is a book publication made available in digital form. An e-book can be read on a computer or a mobile device. E-books exist in different formats, among them pdf och epub.
Due to copyright, many e-books have restrictions in how they can be used, so called DRM-protection. (Digital Rights Management).
How do I find e-books?
You can find the e-books by searching in OneSearch or our library catalogue or through searching direct in the e-book portals listed above.
In OneSearch it is possible to limit to only e-books by using the "Source type" limiter in the left column.
The library has some e-reference collections.
- Oxford Reference Online (ca 240 titles)
Reference books from Oxford University Press covering many subject areas, english dictionarys and encyclopedias. Printable articles.
- Sage eReference (85 titles)
Handbooks and encyclopedias in the social and behavioral sciences. Limit with "Available to me" in the right column. Printable articles.
- Gale Virtual Reference Library
A database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. Printable articles.