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Ebook Access

Ebook Publisher and/or Platform Simultaneous users / Check out period Format / Can I print out and copy text? Can I download the ebook?
ACLS Humanities E-Books unlimited PDF, image, text; one page at a time can download one PDF page at a time
American Psychological Association unlimited PDF yes, as PDF sections/chapters
Ebrary: via Ebrary Academic Complete or Canadian Publishers Collection unlimited, says "unlimited-users title" in bar; download via Adobe Digital Editions for 14 days PDF/ Print: max 60 pages
Copy: max 60 pages; can only highlight text for copy one page at a time
PDF: maxiumum 60 pages (most devices)
Adobe Digital Editions: entire book for 7 or 14 days (most devices except Kindle); not available for all titles
Ebrary: direct link
Ebrary: direct link - unlimited user
varies; will say "# user(s) at a time" next to link in URSUS record if not unlimited access; will say "limited-user title" or "unlimited" at top within ebrary; next user can get on wait list PDF/ Print: max 60 pages
Copy: max 60 pages; can only highlight text for copy one page at a time
PDF: maximum 60 pages (most devices)
Adobe Digital Editions: entire book for 7 or 14 days (most devices except Kindle); not available for all titles
For limited-user titles, access on a single device; e-book is not available across devices under same user account
Ebrary: Momentum/Business Expert unlimited PDF/ Print: max 60 pages
Copy: max 60 pages; can only highlight text for copy one page at a time
PDF: maximum 60 pages (most devices)
Adobe Digital Editions: entire book for 14 days (most devices except Kindle); not available for all titles
EBSCO (statewide)
EBSCO - single user
varies' will say "# user(s) at a time" next to link in URSUS record if not unlimited access; 4-hour checkout when book is downloaded offline PDF/ Print or e-mail: max 60 pages Adobe Digital Editions: 4 hours
Elsevier/ScienceDirect unlimited PDF or HTML yes, as PDF sections/chapters
Gale Virtual Reference Library unlimited PDF or HTML yes, as PDF sections/chapters
Literary Reference Center (EBSCO) unlimited PDF yes, as PDF sections/chapters
Maine Infonet Download Library varies by title, most are single-user; check-out period varies by title and user settings varies by title, may include Kindle, Adobe EPUB, PDF, Overdrive READ, yes; format can dictate which devices may be used for download
Springer unlimited PDF yes, as PDF entire book or sections/chapters
Safari/ProQuest 2-user limit within Safari database; please click University of Maine>Sign Out & Clear Session when done using an e-book can view and print one page at a time no
Wiley unlimited PDF or HTML yes, as PDF sections/chapters

Fogler Library has small numbers of e-books from a variety of other publishers on the publishers' own internet platforms, such as Cambridge University Press, CQ Press, Oxford University Press, Taylor & Francis, Emerald, Morgan & Claypool, OnePetro, and SAGE. The library also has some e-books that have been purchased, downloaded locally, and made available directly from the URSUS catalog records, usually in PDF format.

 


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