Finding and using e-books

Answered By: Fiona Paterson
Last Updated: 12 Apr 2023 Views: 391

Finding e-books

E-books are accessible on and off campus. To access our e-books search for them on CityLibrary Search and follow the 'Full Text Online' links. Sign in when prompted using your City username and password.

A book record in CityLibrary Search. Title and author is followed by format type 'e-book' and a link to 'Full Text Online'.

Our e-books vary slightly according to platform. You can navigate through the book using the table of contents, scrolling or selecting a page number.

Downloading e-books

Many of our e-books can be downloaded to your PC, mobile device or e-reader. However, some publishers do not offer this functionality.

If you want to know if a particular publisher will allow downloads take a look at our  E-book Library Guide to find out more information about our different providers.

Can I read the e-book on my Kindle?

It depends on the e-book supplier.  

If the e-book, or chapter of the e-book are available as a PDF, you can save the PDF and upload it to your Kindle.

For more information on this and other topics, consult our E-book Library Guide. 

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