E-Book Platform List (P-W)

  • Connect: Project MUSE
  • 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). Download and print one chapter at a time. No borrowing.
  • Connect: Ebook Central
  • Read online: Once connected to a book, click Read Online .
  • Simultaneous users: 1, 3, or unlimited, depending on license.
  • Downloading, printing and borrowing: Download with Adobe Digital Editions or Bluefire. Borrow from 1-7 days. Print up to 40% of book.
  • Features: Create personal bookshelf, annotate, create citations.
  • Exceptions: Downloading is restricted to users with uOttawa logins. External (walk-in) users on public access computers are unable to download content to their devices.
  • Connect: PsycBOOKS
  • Read online: Once connected to a book, select a chapter from the table of contents. Then select PDF and the chapter will open as a PDF 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.
  • Connect: Psychiatry 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: Downloading not available. Printing only available through browser printing. No borrowing.
  • Features: Create a personal account in order to use functionalities such as saving searches, saving articles, and receiving alerts.
  • Connect: Royal Society of Chemistry
  • Read online: Once connected to a book, select a chapter from the table of contents. Then select PDF and the chapter will open as a PDF in the browser.
  • Simultaneous users: Unlimited
  • Downloading, printing and borrowing: Downloads in PDF format (most mobile devices work with this format) and option to send PDF to Kindle. Download and print one chapter at a time. No borrowing.
  • Features: Create a personal account in order to use functionalities such as saving searches and receiving results of your regular searches by email or RSS feeds.
  • Connect: SAE Digital Library
  • Read online: Not available.
  • Simultaneous users: Unlimited
  • Downloading, printing and borrowing: Downloads in PDF format (most mobile devices work with this format). Prints entire book. No borrowing.
  • Connect: Safari
  • Read online: Once connected to a book, select . The chapter will open in the browser.
  • Simultaneous users: 3
  • Downloading, printing and borrowing: Downloading not available. Print one page at a time. No borrowing.
  • Connect: Sage Knowledge
  • 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). Prints from PDF format. No borrowing.
  • Features: Create a personal account in order to use functionalities such as saving and sharing.
  • Connect: Sage Research Methods
  • 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). Download and print one chapter at a time. No borrowing.
  • Features: Create a personal account in order to use functionalities such as download citations, save searches and Methods Map views.
  • Connect: Scholars Portal
  • 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). Prints a user-selected range of pages. No borrowing.
  • Features: Create a personal account in order to use functionalities such as saving favourite books, bookmarking pages, highlighting text, and writing notes.
  • Connect: Science Direct
  • 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). User can select which chapters to print from PDF format. No borrowing.
  • Features: Create a personal account in order to use functionalities such as search alerts and saved searches.
  • Connect: SIAM
  • 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 marking favourite readings and tracking citations.
  • Connect: SEG - Society of Exploration Geophysicists
  • 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 marking favourite readings and tracking citations.
  • Connect: SPIE
  • 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 creating and managing email alerts, saving figures and tables.
  • Connect: SpringerProtocols
  • 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). Download and print one chapter at a time. No borrowing.
  • Features: Create a personal account in order to use functionalities such as uploading a protocol, comment or view comments made on protocols, and saving protocols to a personalized list.
  • Connect: StatRef
  • Read online: Once connected to a book via the library catalogue or the Stat!Ref site, select a chapter from the table of contents. The chapter will open in the browser.
  • Simultaneous users: Unlimited
  • Downloading, printing and borrowing: No downloads.  Print or email one page at a time. No borrowing.
  • Features: Search with book or across all titles in database.  Create a My Stat!REf  account in order to use functionalities such as sticky notes and alerts.
  • Connect:
  • Read online: Once connected to a book, select "View Online". The book will open in the browser with FileOpen viewer. FileOpen plug-in required for online reading.
  • Simultaneous users: Unlimited
  • Downloading, printing and borrowing: Downloads in PDF format (most mobile devices work with this format). Printing from PDF format or FileOpen viewer available. No borrowing.
  • Features: Create a personal account in order to use functionalities such as creating shortlists, saving searches, and receiving alerts.
  • Connect: Thieme
  • Read online: Once connected to a book, it will automatically load in an online reading format. Adobe Flash Player required for online reading.
  • Simultaneous users: Unlimited
  • Downloading, printing and borrowing: Requires iPublishCentral Reader program for downloading. Printing available through online reading or download. No borrowing. Mobile access restricted to tablet app (Apple or Android).
  • Features: Create a personal account in order to use functionalities such as creating bookmarks, adding notes, saving and printing individual chapters (via the Medialibrary).
  • Connect: Trans Tech
  • Read online: Once connected to a book, select view eBook. 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). Download and print one chapter at a time. No borrowing.
  • Connect: PsycBOOKS
  • Read online: Once connected to a book, select a chapter from the table of contents. The chapter will open within in the browser.
  • Simultaneous users: Unlimited
  • Downloading, printing and borrowing: Downloads unavailable. Print one chapter at a time. No borrowing.
  • Connect: VLEX
  • Read online: Once connected to a book, select a chapter from the table of contents. The chapter will open in the browser.
  • Simultaneous users: 2
  • Downloading, printing and borrowing: Downloads in PDF, Rich Text, or Word formats. Download and print one chapter at a time. No borrowing.
  • Features: Create a personal account in order to use functionalities such as creating folders, favourites, and notes.
  • Connect: Wiley
  • Read online: Once connected to a book, select a chapter from the table of contents. The chapter will open as a PDF 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 receiving alerts, saving articles and searches.
  • Connect: World Scientific
  • Read online: Once connected to a book, select the eBook tab and then select a chapter. The chapter will open as a PDF 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 customized email alerts, favourite journal lists, and saved searches.