Queen's University Belfast Library has purchased ebooks 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 ebooks on a range of different platforms.
Use Library Catalogue to find individual titles available as ebooks.
You can search for these by entering a keyword, title or author. Search results can be restricted to ebooks by selecting eBooks in the Source Type panel on the left hand side.
To access an e-book click on the links to full text e.g. Full text through QConnect, PDF Full Text, EPUB Full Text or Check for full text availability
**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.)
** Download period for e-books is usually 1 day.
If an ebook is available to download, it will usually be for a 1 day only.
Some ebooks will be available as Full Download or Chapter Download
If you are using Adobe Digital Editions on your own device for the first time, you need to authorize Adobe Digital Editions using an Adobe ID or a Vendor ID
If you do not have an Adobe ID, you can create a unique Adobe ID and password by clicking on Create an account at Create Adobe ID
If you forgot your Adobe ID password, go to Reset forgotten password
If you are experiencing a problem which is preventing you from accessing an e-book please provide: