E-Book Platform List (A-O)

  • Connect: ACM Books
  • Read online: Once connected to a book via the library catalogue or the ACM Books site, click on Full Text: PDF.
  • Simultaneous users: Unlimited.
  • Downloading, printing and borrowing: Downloads in PDF format (most mobile devices work with this format). Some books also available in Epub format. No printing restrictions. No borrowing.
  • Features: Integrates with ACM Digital Library account. Mobile app available.
  • Connect: AccessEngineering
  • Read online: Once connected to a book via the library catalogue or the AccessEngineering site, select a chapter from the table of contents. The chapter will open in the browser.
  • Simultaneous users: 5.
  • Downloading, printing and borrowing: Downloads in PDF format (most mobile devices work with this format). Download and print one chapter at a time. No borrowing.
  • Features: Create a personal account in order to use functionalities such as annotating text and graphs, saving favorites and searches, organizing research with labels, exporting to Excel, and creating search alerts.
  • Connect: AccessMedicine
  • Read online: Once connected to a book via the library catalogue or the AccessEngineering site, select a chapter from the table of contents. The chapter will open in the browser.
  • Simultaneous users: Unlimited
  • Downloading, printing and borrowing: Downloads in PDF format (most mobile devices work with this format). Download and print one chapter at a time. No borrowing.
  • Features: Create a personal account in order to use functionalities such as marking favorite readings, figures, and videos, retrieving recently-viewed content, and self-assessment tracking.
  • Connect: AccessSurgery
  • Read online: Once connected to a book via the library catalogue or the AccessSurgery site, select a chapter from the table of contents. The chapter will open in the browser.
  • Simultaneous users: Unlimited
  • Downloading, printing and borrowing: Downloads in PDF format (most mobile devices work with this format). Download and print one chapter at a time. No borrowing.
  • Features: Create a personal account in order to use functionalities such as marking favourite readings, figures, and videos, retrieving recently-viewed content, and self-assessment tracking.
  • Connect: American Mathematical Society
  • Read online: Not available.
  • Simultaneous users: Unlimited
  • Downloading, printing and borrowing: Downloads in PDF format (most mobile devices work with this format). Download and print by chapter or entire book. No borrowing.
  • Connect: ASABE Technical Library
  • Read online: Not available.
  • Simultaneous users: Unlimited
  • Downloading, printing and borrowing: Downloads in PDF format (most mobile devices work with this format). Download and print by chapter. No borrowing.
  • Connect: ASCE Library
  • Read online: Not available.
  • Simultaneous users: Unlimited
  • Downloading, printing and borrowing: Downloads in PDF format (most mobile devices work with this format). Download and print by chapter or entire book. No borrowing.
  • Features: Create a personal account in order to use functionalities such as email alerts and "My Articles Collection".
  • Connect: ASME Digital Collection
  • Read online: Once connected to a book via the library catalogue or the ASME Digital Collection, select a chapter PDF from the table of contents.
  • Simultaneous users: Unlimited
  • Downloading, printing and borrowing: Downloads in PDF format (most mobile devices work with this format). Download and print one chapter at a time. No borrowing.
  • Connect: Bloomsbury
  • Read online: Once connected to a book via the library catalogue or the Bloomsbury site, select a chapter from the table of contents. The chapter will open in the browser.
  • Simultaneous users: Unlimited
  • Downloading, printing and borrowing: Downloads in PDF format (most mobile devices work with this format). Download and print one chapter at a time. No borrowing.
  • Features: Create a profile in order to save favourite books, chapters and citations, email and export saved citations, and receive alerts.
     
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  • Connect: Books24x7
  • Read online: Once connected to a book via the library catalogue or the Books24x7 site, select a chapter from the table of contents. The chapter will open in the browser.
  • Simultaneous users: 6
  • Downloading, printing and borrowing: Downloading and printing not permitted for most titles.  No borrowing.
  • Features: Create a personal folder to save books and notes: click the Add to Folders icon, then enter the name of your new folder.  To view list of personal folders, click the Back to List icon.
  • Connect: Brill
  • Read online: Not available.
  • Simultaneous users: Unlimited
  • Downloading, printing and borrowing: Downloads in PDF format (most mobile devices work with this format). Download and print one chapter at a time. No borrowing.
  • Connect: CAB eBooks
  • Read online: Not available.
  • Simultaneous users: Unlimited
  • Downloading, printing and borrowing: Downloads in PDF format (most mobile devices work with this format). Download and print one chapter at a time. No borrowing.
  • Features: Search across the entire ebook database; create a personal account in order to use functionalities such as saving records and searches, exporting records, and subscribing to alerts.
  • Connect: Cambridge Core Collection
  • Read online: Not available.
  • Simultaneous users: Unlimited
  • Downloading, printing and borrowing: Downloads in PDF format (most mobile devices work with this format). Download and print one chapter at a time. No borrowing.
  • Connect: Classiques Garnier
  • Read online: Once connected to a book via the library catalogue, click title in table of contents in left-hand column.
  • Simultaneous users: Unlimited
  • Downloading, printing and borrowing: Downloads unavailable.  Print one page at a time.  No borrowing.
  • Features: Search within work or across database; create personal notes and bookmarks; export to email or in html format.
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  • Connect: DallozBibliothèque
  • Read online: Once connected to a book, click Consulter l'ouvrage.  The online reader will launch in a new window.  Select display type (Widelook, Widelook Flash, Widelook HTML5, Pressview NG) from Options menu.
  • Simultaneous users: 2
  • Downloading, printing and borrowing:  No downloading.  No borrowing.  Print up to 100 pages per week.
  • Features: Personal accounts unavailable to uOttawa.  Functions associated with personal accounts (annoter, surligner, ajouter aux favoris) unavailable. 
  • Connect: De Gruyter
  • Read online: Unavailable.
  • Simultaneous users: Unlimited
  • Downloading, printing and borrowing: PDF: Download and print one chapter at a time. EPUB: download/print entire book.  No borrowing.
  • Features: Create a personal account in order to use functionalities such bookshelf, alerts, and saved searches.
  • ConnectdèsLibris
  • Read online: Once connected to a book, it will automatically open in your browser.
  • Simultaneous users: Unlimited or 1 user, depending on license.
  • Downloading, printing and borrowing: Downloads in pdf format for 7 days. Print and copy 10% of the book. .
  • Features: Create personal bookshelf, bookmarks and annotations.
  • Connect: Digitalia
  • Read online: PDF, HTML5 (Flash) and Listen viewers available
  • Simultaneous users: Unlimited
  • Downloading, printing and borrowing: Download 1 PDF page at at time. No borrowing.
  • Features: Create a personal account in order to use functionalities such as creating lists of books and exporting to citation management software.
  • Connect: Early English Books Online
  • Read online: Books can be viewed as images (choose Document Images  or thumbnails  icons) or as text (choose Full Text  icon). 
  • Simultaneous users: Unlimited
  • Downloading, printing and borrowing: First, view as a Document Image.  Then, choose either PDF or TIFF format for download, print or email. For more details, see online instructions.  No borrowing.
  • Features: Download TIFF format to enlarge or rotate in image viewer.
  • Connect: EBSCOHost
  • Read online: Not available for all books.  If available, click EPUB Full Text or eBook Full Text.
  • Simultaneous users: 1, 2, 3, or unlimited, depending on book
  • Downloading, printing and borrowing: Downloads not available for all books.  Download requires personal account and Adobe Digital Editions or Bluefire Reader.  Up to 60 pages can be printed, saved or emailed as a PDF with some exceptions. Loan period: 7 days.
  • Features: Personal bookshelf; create notes; place a hold on a lent book (enter your email in the form that appears when you click on a book that is in use by another client.  You will be alerted by email when the book becomes available)
  • Connect: eDuke Books
  • Read online: Once connected to a book, click Read Now icon. 
  • Simultaneous users: Unlimited.
  • Downloading, printing and borrowing: Downloads in PDF format (most mobile devices work with this format).   Go to chapter from table of contents, click eDuke Download arrow icon, then click pdf icon to download chapter.  Unlimited printing from a downloaded pdf.  The direct print function on the website prints one page at a time. No borrowing.
  • Connect: Elgaronline
  • Read online: Not available.
  • Simultaneous users: Unlimited
  • Downloading, printing and borrowing: Downloads in PDF format (most mobile devices work with this format). Download and print one chapter at a time. No borrowing.
  • Features: Search within book, or across all books on platform.
  • Connect: Emerald
  • Read online: Once connected to a book select a chapter from the table of contents. Click HTML, and the chapter will open online.
  • Simultaneous users: Unlimited
  • Downloading, printing and borrowing: Downloads in PDF and ePub formats.  Download and print one chapter at a time. No borrowing.
  • Features: Create free profile to be able to create & manage alerts; manage saved searches; create, manage and export a marked list; manage newsletter subscriptions.
  • Connect: Harmattan
  • Read online: Once connected to a book, click Lire ce livre en ligne. 
  • Simultaneous users: 3 or unlimited for downloads, depending on book. Unlimited for Lire en ligne.
  • Downloading, printing and borrowing: Download entire book in PDF. Some books also available as ePUB. Print unlimited pages or 10% of book, depending on book. Off-campus download not available. Loan period: 7 days.
  • Connect: HeinOnline
  • Read online: Once connected to a book select a chapter from the table of contents and click on the page number. The chapter will open in the browser.
  • Simultaneous users: Unlimited
  • Downloading, printing and borrowing: Downloads in PDF format (most mobile devices work with this format). Download, email and print up to 200 pages at once.  No borrowing.
  • Features: Create a personal account (MyHein) in order to use functionalities such as bookmarks, alerts and saving searches.
  • Connect: ICE Virtual Library
  • Read online: Not available.
  • Simultaneous users: Unlimited
  • Downloading, printing and borrowing: Downloads in PDF format (most mobile devices work with this format). Download and print one chapter at a time. No borrowing.
  • Features: Create a personal account in order to use functionalities such as bookmarks, alerts and saving searches.
  • Connect: IEEE Xplore
  • Read online: Click "html" in chapter record.
  • Simultaneous users: Unlimited
  • Downloading, printing and borrowing: Downloads in PDF format (most mobile devices work with this format). Download and print one chapter at a time. No borrowing.
  • Features: Create a personal account in order to use functionalities such as search alerts, saved searches, and IEEE Collabratec (an online community where technology professionals can network, collaborate, and create with experts globally).
  • Connect: IET digital Library
  • Read online: Not available.
  • Simultaneous users: Unlimited
  • Downloading, printing and borrowing: Downloads in PDF format (most mobile devices work with this format). Download and print entire book, or one chapter at a time. No borrowing.
  • Features: Create a personal account in order to use functionalities such as add to favourites and email alerts.
  • Connect: IGI Global
  • Read online: Once connected to a book, select "html" next to the chapter title in the table of contents. The chapter will open in the browser.
  • Simultaneous users: Unlimited
  • Downloading, printing and borrowing: Downloads in PDF format (most mobile devices work with this format). Download and print one chapter at a time. No borrowing.
  • Features: Create a personal profile in order to use functionalities such as marking favourites and saving searches.
  • Connect: Internet Archive
  • Read online: Click a book cover icon. The book will open in the browser.
  • Simultaneous users: Unlimited
  • Downloading, printing and borrowing: Downloads in many formats (EPUB, PDF, Kindle, Torrent, etc. Unlimited downloading and printing. No borrowing.
  • Features: Create a free account in order to use functionalities such as marking favourites and writing reviews.
  • ConnectIrwinLaw
  • Read online: Once connected to a book, it will automatically open in your browser.
  • Simultaneous users: Unlimited or 1 user, depending on license.
  • Downloading, printing and borrowing: Downloads in pdf format for 7 days. Print and copy 10% of the book. .
  • Features: Create personal bookshelf, bookmarks and annotations.
  • Connect: JSTOR
  • Read online: Once connected to a book, click "read online" under chapter.
  • Simultaneous users: Unlimited
  • Downloading, printing and borrowing: Downloads in PDF format (most mobile devices work with this format). Download and print one chapter at a time. No borrowing.
  • Features: Includes search within book or across entire JSTOR platform; export citations.
  • Connect: Karger
  • Read online: Once connected to a book, click chapter title.  The chapter will open in the browser.
  • Simultaneous users: Unlimited
  • Downloading, printing and borrowing: Downloads in PDF format (most mobile devices work with this format). Download and print one chapter at a time. No borrowing.
  • Features: Create a personal account in order to use functionalities such as adding selections to your reading list.
  • Connect: Kluwer Arbitration
  • Read online: Once connected to a book, click chapter title in table of contents.  The chapter will open in the browser.
  • Simultaneous users: Unlimited
  • Downloading, printing and borrowing: Downloads in PDF format (most mobile devices work with this format). Select chapters to simultaneously download/print as html or pdf. No borrowing.
  • Connect: Kluwer IP Law
  • Read online: Once connected to a book, click chapter title in table of contents.  The chapter will open in the browser.
  • Simultaneous users: Unlimited
  • Downloading, printing and borrowing: Downloads in PDF format (most mobile devices work with this format). Select chapters to simultaneously download/print as html or pdf. No borrowing.
  • Connect: Making of Modern Law
  • Read online: Once connected to a book, select a chapter from the eTable of Contents. Select Reformat for Reading. The chapter will open in the browser.
  • Simultaneous users: Unlimited
  • Downloading, printing and borrowing: Downloads in PDF format (most mobile devices work with this format). Print up to 250 pages. No borrowing.
  • Connect: Morgan and Claypool
  • Read online: Once connected to a book, select PDF or PDF Plus. The chapter will open in the browser.
  • Simultaneous users: Unlimited
  • Downloading, printing and borrowing: Downloads in PDF format (most mobile devices work with this format). Printing available through PDF format. No borrowing.
  • Features: Create a personal account in order to use functionalities such as managing your favourite series and lectures and saving searches.
  • Connect: Numilog
  • Read online: Read online is available on campus only. From off campus, please use the download option. Microsoft Silverlight required to read online.
  • Simultaneous users: 1
  • Downloading, printing and borrowing: Adobe Digital Editions required for download (ePUB format).  Borrow: 7 days. Print: Available for some books, from within ADE.
  • Connect: OECD iLibrary
  • Read online: Once connected to a book, select .
  • Simultaneous users: Unlimited
  • Downloading, printing and borrowing: Downloads in PDF format (most mobile devices work with this format). Printing from PDF format available. No borrowing.
  • Features: OECD Factbook, OECD Working Papers, Indicators.
  • Connect: Open Edition eBooks
  • Read online: Once connected to a book, select or . The book will open in the browser.
  • Simultaneous users: Unlimited
  • Downloading, printing and borrowing: Downloads in PDF format (most mobile devices work with this format) and EPUB. Printing from PDF format available. No borrowing.
  • Connect:Ovid
  • Read online: Once connected to a book, select a chapter from the table of contents. The chapter will open in the browser.
  • Simultaneous users: Unlimited
  • Downloading, printing and borrowing: Downloading not available. Print one section at a time. No borrowing.
  • Features: Search here for books and to preview the new Book Reader, which allows for PDFs to be downloaded and printed.
  • Connect: Oxford Handbooks Online
  • Read online: Once connected to a book, select a chapter from the table of contents. The chapter will open in the browser.
  • Simultaneous users: Unlimited
  • Downloading, printing and borrowing: Downloads in PDF format (most mobile devices work with this format). Printing from PDF format available. No borrowing.
  • Features: Create a personal account in order to use functionalities such as saving searches and content.
  • Connect: Oxford Reference
  • Read online: Once connected to a book, select a chapter or section from the table of contents. The chapter will open in the browser.
  • Simultaneous users: 5
  • Downloading, printing and borrowing: Downloads not available without a personal account. Print one section at a time. No borrowing.
  • Features: Create a personal account in order to use functionalities such as saving content and searches.