Here is a brief guide to accessing and navigating your way around ebooks on the EBook Central platform
You can print or copy a limited number of pages from most ebooks. Ebooks are subject to copyright law and so publishers determine how much of a book can be downloaded, printed or copied. This can vary depending on the ebook suplier.
For ebooks from EBSCO and EBook Central information on the printing allowance of an ebook can be found on the front description page when you first access the book. Each allowance is unique to each book.
Generally, printing and copying restrictions are set at a maximum of 10% or one chapter of the whole, whichever is greater.
Using the 'Read Online' function you should be able to read all ebooks online on a variety of devices.
To read offline many of our ebooks are available to download. You will usually be able to download individual chapters as PDF files, and in some cases, the full ebook.
If you are able to download the entire book you may find that they are available for a limited period eg. 1 day in order to keep the book in circulation for other users. Once your download time has finished you will no longer be able to access the book offline and would have to download it again to do so.
There are a growing number of open access ebooks available.
Some core ebooks have been bought specifically for particular modules. If your modules does have Kortext ETextbooks you will find them on the righthand side of your module page on the DLE.
You will also find the guide on how to access, download and use your eTextbooks there: Kortext ETextbook Guide
We strongly advise that you follow the instructions to download your Kortext ETextbook
These books are generally not available on Primo and so are not visible on a Primo search.
Watch this 'Getting started' video to explore Kortext ebook functionality or go to a section of your choice:
Watch this video to learn more about the Kortext app or go straight to a section of your choice: