Ebook portals

The Library offers access to ebooks using the ebook supplier Dawsonera. After logging in users can browse any book for 5 mins and preview them for free, and request short-term loans of ebooks. Popular books will be bought by the library accordingly.

Check it out here:

How does it work?

A selection of ebooks of Dawsonera is accessible through the portal, see the link above. Readers best login in order to make full use of the platform. If you do not have an Dawsonera account, please use the 'Sign in' tab and then the 'Create an account' link'. After having set up an account and having logged in then you can preview books, request to loans (1 week) or suggest the library to buy an online copy. When the Library buys a Dawsonera ebook, it will also be retrievable through the library catalogue.

All ebooks, which the library purchases/ownes are listed in the the library catalogue.

Does it cost anything?

Generally, loan fees for unowned contents apply. If ebooks are already owned by the Library this will be marked by an open pad-lock icon and no fees apply.

*** Currently, the Library will pay for the 1-week loans of books (depending on price). ***