What is an E-book?
An E-Book is an electronic version of a traditional print book that can be read by using a personal computer or by using an E-Book reader.
What are some of the benefits of E-books?
E-books offer many benefits over traditional printed materials. They usually cost less to purchase and maintain then print books, allowing libraries to provide more content to patrons within the same budget. E-book do not take up shelf space allowing libraries to offer far more content then would be possible with print books. In most cases e-books are searchable and printable allowing users to find and manipulate the data not possible with printed materials.
What does University Libraries offer in regards to E-books?
University Libraries has access to millions of online documents including thousands of books from vendors such as: Books 24x7, ebrary, Google books, Springer E-books, and many more. The following pages will give you more information on how to find and access University Libraries' extensive collection of E-books.
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