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eBooks @ PLU: Available Collections

A guide to the PLU Library's eBook collection, including how to access, troubleshooting, and checkout options.

eBook Collection Features

 

Provider  

Check out? 

Download entire book?

Requires Adobe Digital Editions?

Print?

Mobile access?

ILL?

 

credo

 

No
No
No
Yes; individual entries & chapters Yes, except Kindle. No specific app available.  N/A

 

EBL

 

Yes; Choose from 1-7 Days Yes; for 1-7 days
Yes for desktop reading
Yes; up to 40% of the book Yes, except Kindle. Bluefire app recommended.  No; short-term loan allowed

 

 

No
No
Yes

Yes; amount varies

How to Video & Quick Guide

Yes, except Kindle

Yes

 

Ebsco e-books

 

Yes; Choose from 1-7 Days

How to check out

Yes; for 1-7 days
Yes
Yes; page by page; 60 page limit per user per title Yes, including Kindle & Kindle Fire

No (license)

Netlibrary logo
See eBooks on EBSCOhost (above)
 
 
 

 

Oxford UP e-books

 

No
 No; only chapters
No
Yes; individual pages & chapters
No
No

Safari e-books

Computer Science & Programming titles

No
No
No
Yes; page by page
No
No

Springer e-books

Primarily STEM titles

No
Yes
No
Yes; each chapter is a PDF that can be printed or saved Yes, including Kindle. 

Yes, single chapters only