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Ebooks: VLeBooks

 

VLeBooks provides access to e-books across a range of disciplines. 

Reading VLeBooks on campus

‚ÄčIf you are using a computer on campus or in a shared working environment you should select the option to 'Read Online'

If you are reading a VLeBook on computers on campus, you do not need to download any additional software, just click on 'Read Online' and the book will open in a reader view.

What software do I need to download a VLeBook on my personal device or computer?

If you are using a computer on campus or in a shared working environment you should select the option to 'Read Online'

If an ebook is available to download on VLeBooks, it will be for 1 day only. 

To download VLeBooks to your personal device or computer you will need to install Adobe Digital Editions. This application allows you to read eBooks protected by Adobe DRM. Please go to What is Adobe Digital Editions? if you need further help with this.

Accessing VLeBooks

Please follow the steps below to access VLeBooks.

If you don't allow pages to fully load, it can interrupt the login process.

Click on 'Full text through QConnect' link on ebook record in the Library Catalogue.

 

 

You should see the following screen.
Wait until you see the QUB login.

 

 

 Login with your QUB username and password.

 

 

Login will direct to VLeBook platform.
Wait until VLeBook page loads.

 

You should then see your required ebook with options to 'Read Online' or 'Download'.

 

Why do I see a no credits message when trying to read a VLE e-book?

If you are trying to read or download a VLeBook and you see the message:

Not enough credits available to view this book.
or
Not enough credits to download this book.

 

 

It may be that the limited number of ‘credits’ purchased for the ebook have been used.

If you see this message, please email your Subject Librarian or eresources@qub.ac.uk with details of the e-book you are trying to access.