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E-books

The Library has purchased e-books from a variety of suppliers.  They are catalogued individually and each catalogue record provides a link to the relevant full text source. This guide provides details of how to access e-books on a range of different platforms. 

How can I find e-books using QCat Library Catalogue?

‚ÄčUse QCat Library Catalogue to find individual titles available as e-books.

You can search for these by entering a keyword, title or author.  Search results can be restricted to e-books using the Refine by panel on the left hand side and under Format selecting E-Book.

 

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Reading Online or Downloading on campus?

**If you are using a computer on campus or on a shared workspace you should not select the option to download e-books.

**You should select the 'Read Online' option.

**You can download e-books to personal devices or computers. (You may need additional software, see the relevant tab for details.)

If you are still having problems accessing e-books?

If you are experiencing a problem which is preventing you from accessing an e-book please provide:

  • step-by-step details of how you tried to access the resource (QUB Library Catalogue, QUB LibGuides, database, Google etc.)
  • details of what you are trying to access, including search terms 
  • whether you are on campus or off campus
  • what browser (Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, Safari) you are using 
  • what operating system (Windows 7, Mac OS X etc.) you are using 
  • what device (PC, laptop, tablet, phone) you are using
  • and a print screen of the error page (Alt + PrtScr) in an email to libsupport@qub.ac.uk