Ebook Collections in UO Libraries

Using Ebooks in the UO Libraries

The UO Libraries acquires ebooks from a number of ebook vendors and publishers, including Ebrary, EBSCOHost eBook Collection, EBL, Safari and more.  Access and options for the use of ebooks varies from vendor to vendor.   The table below provides basic information about the functionality and features available from our major ebook suppliers.   ADE in the download column stands for Adobe Digital Editions. 

Vendor
Format

Checkout /

Loan Period

Download /

Compatible devices

Printing
Ebrary
PDF, ADE
7 days

Maximum of 60 days as a PDF

Any device that supports ADE or Bluefire Reader

60 page maximum
EBSCOHost eBooks PDF or ePub 3 days

Maximum of 60 days as a PDF

Kindle, Nook, or any device that supports Bluefire Reader

60 page maximum
EBL (ebook library) PDF or ePub 1-7 days

Entire book

Any device that supports ADE or Bluefire Reader

20%
Elsevier PDF N/A

Up to 20 chapters in PDF format

Any device that can read PDFs

Chapter at a time
MIT CogNet PDF N/A

Chapter at a time

Any device that can read PDFs

Chapter at a time
OECD iLibrary PDF N/A

Entire book

Any device that can read PDFs

Entire book

Project Muse PDF N/A

Chapter at a time

Any device that can read PDFs

Chapter at a time

Safari HTML N/A

 Cannot download

iOS devices, Android, BlackBerry, Windows phones, eReaders including Nook and Kindle

Page at a time
Sage Knowledge HTML, PDF N/A

Chapter

Any device that can read PDFs

10% of a book

SpringerLink PDF N/A

Chapter

Any device that can read PDFs

Chapter
Wiley PDF N/A

Chapter

Any devicer that can read PDFs

Chapter

 

Created by snb on Jul 23, 2013 Last updated Oct 24, 2013