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Using Ebooks

How to download ScienceDirect Ebooks

Elsevier E-Books

ScienceDirect offers over many full-text, science and math-related ebooks to Elon students, faculty, and staff. All have unlimited simultaneous users, so lend themselves well to class reading assignments and textbook use.

Using Elsevier E-books

Access: from library catalog or in the ScienceDirect database.

Download to PC: Yes, by chapter

Download to eReader: Yes

Download to handheld? Yes (download or transfer from PC); need app such as iBooks or Good Reader for Apple devices, but not Kindle.

Printing? Yes, chapter at a time, once downloaded

PDF: Yes

Max Simultaneous Users: Unlimited; no checkout necessary.

User Account Required: No

Digital Rights Management: None