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eBooks @ PLU: Ebrary

A guide to the PLU Library's eBook collection, including how to access, troubleshooting, and checkout options.

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What is it?

E-books on the Ebrary platform. Read online, download individual chapters, save links to the book. Ebrary books can also be found in the library catalog.

How to access

Access Ebrary e-books:


Can I... an Ebrary book? No. You must have an active Internet connection to read Ebrary books. You can download individual chapters, however.

...use Ebrary with my mobile device? Yes; see above.

...print from Ebrary books? Yes! Each book will show you how many pages you can copy or print from the book. This is determined by the publisher and fair use guidelines.

...use Ebrary books with a screen reader or other accessibility device? Ebrary books have an accessibility mode compatible with screen reader software. Instructions for accessibility mode are available when you enter an Ebrary book page. (More from Ebrary.)

...use Ebrary books as a course text or reading? Yes. You may print a set number of pages to PDF as described above, and post it to your Sakai site. Or, link to the book using our resource linker. (However, keep in mind that most Ebrary books only allow one person to access them at a time.)

eBooks Guide

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Genevieve Williams