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E-books at the SPU Library

Guide to accessing and using e-books through the SPU Library

Accessing and Reading an E-book

Step 1: Enjoy the e-book by choosing "Online access" and selecting the full text available option under the View It section.

eBook with Online Access and full text link circled

*screenshot of book in SPU Primo entitled "Composite materials for food packaging" with full text available link in the View It section

Step 2: This will take you to the e-book where you will have options of reading online and downloading. E-books can be downloaded for a 1-21 day check-out period. This will allow you to read the book on devices and in areas without WiFi. The book will disappear from your device at the end of the checkout period.

Note: different e-book publishers give different options for their e-books. To see more information on particular publishers, click the following links:

ProQuest Ebook Central

EBSCO E-books

Taylor & Francis E-books

Wiley E-books

Help/FAQ to other common publishers not listed above: