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Ebooks

A helpful guide for finding and using ebooks from Rowan University.

Ebooks at Rowan

Welcome

Welcome to our Libguide about ebooks at Rowan University! Rowan has an extensive collection of ebooks in a variety of disciplines that you can access from anywhere at any time. This guide will show you the ebooks available to you and how to access them.

 

Jump to Contents:

Browse Ebook Collections

Library Search for Ebooks

Core Ebook Collections

Reference Ebooks

Open Access Ebooks

Ebook Features and Permissions Chart

Ebook Features and Permissions
Can I download?
Can I print?
Loan period
Number of users
Download file type
Do I need a personal account?
Accessibility features
Software requirements
Mobile/Device Compatible?
Ebook Central Yes, 40% of the book per day, up to 10 titles

Yes, 40% of most books per session

Up to 14 days 1 user, 3 user, or unlimited, indicated on ebook  EPUB/PDF Need account to save content Accessibility mode for use with screen readers PDF viewer, Adobe Digital Editions (to download), Bluefire Reader (mobile) Yes, EPUB not compatible with Kindle
Ebscohost Yes, with personal account 60 pages (or fewer depending on publisher) 7 days Mostly 1-user PDF/EPUB Need account to download and borrow Screen reader compatible PDF viewer, Adobe Digital Editions, Bluefire Reader (mobile/Kindle), or EBSCO ebook app Yes, EPUB not compatible with Kindle
JSTOR Yes, unlimited Yes, unlimited Unlimited Unlimited PDF No Screen reader compatible PDF viewer Yes
Springer Yes, unlimited Yes, unlimited Unlimited Unlimited PDF/EPUB No Screen reader compatible PDF viewer, Adobe Digital Editions Optional Yes, EPUB not compatible with Kindle
ClinicalKey Yes, can download book chapters Yes, one chapter at a time Unlimited Unlimited PDF No Screen reader compatible PDF viewer Yes
Gale Virtual Reference Library Yes, can download chapters or sections, not whole book Yes, number of pages varies by publisher Unlimited Unlimited PDF, HTML, Google Drive, One Drive No Can listen to titles, download an MP3, and translate PDF viewer or Gale Access My Library app Yes
Credo Reference Yes, can download individual entries, not whole book Yes, 60 pages per session Unlimited Unlimited PDF No  Can translate and listen using ReadSpeaker PDF viewer

Yes

 

Ebook Readers and Accessibility Software

To read and dowload ebooks, you may need the following software: