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You only have the print copy of a book and I want an ebook? (or vice versa)
Viewed 16440 times since Tue, Dec 13, 2016
You only have the print copy of a book and I want an ebook? (or vice versa) Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff & students Subject librarians aim to buy online books where possible.A decision is usually made based on: Number of students on... Read More
How much of an ebook can I print?
Viewed 13898 times since Thu, Dec 22, 2016
How much of an ebook can I print? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff & students This can vary enormously from one ebook supplier/platform to another. Details of how much you can print from various ebooks can be found in our Ebook functiona... Read More
A book on a reading list is always on loan, what can I do?
Viewed 12196 times since Thu, Jun 15, 2017
A book on a reading list is always on loan, what can I do? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff & students. If the book you want is out on loan, place a request to have it held for you next.It may also be worth checking LibrarySearch to see ... Read More
How do I report a problem on LibrarySearch?
Viewed 11084 times since Fri, Jan 26, 2018
How do I report a problem on LibrarySearch? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff & students If you’re having a problem accessing a Library resource using LibrarySearch, simply click on the wrench icon next to the item, add your email a... Read More
Can I download ebooks?
Viewed 10513 times since Wed, Dec 14, 2016
Can I download ebooks? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff & students Most ebooks can be downloaded in part or full, either temporarily (for a maximum of 3 days) or permanently. However, some ebooks cannot. Often this is because they are in... Read More
How much can I download from an ebook?
Viewed 10024 times since Wed, Dec 21, 2016
How do I download an ebook and how much can I download? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff & students This can vary greatly from one ebook supplier/platform to another. Details of how to download ebooks from different suppliers/platforms, ... Read More
What is Shelf Help?
Viewed 9383 times since Wed, Nov 8, 2017
What is Shelf Help? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff & students Our new Shelf Help service provides a specially chosen collection of books, films, and apps to help you overcome experiences, thoughts, and feelings that can be stressful or... Read More
Can I download one of the Library’s ebooks to my Kindle or to another ebook reader?
Viewed 4332 times since Wed, Nov 8, 2017
Can I download one of the Library's ebooks to my Kindle or to another ebook reader? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff & students Ebooks which can be downloaded as PDFs can usually be saved to a pc/laptop and then transferred to a Kin... Read More
What’s the difference between reading online and downloading?
Viewed 4157 times since Wed, Nov 8, 2017
What's the difference between reading online and downloading Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff & students Reading online involves reading directly from the ebook website and requires an Internet connection. Downloading means saving a... Read More
How do I cite an ebook?
Viewed 4152 times since Wed, Nov 8, 2017
How do I cite an ebook? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s students Guidance can be found in your school's referencing guidelines.   Read More
Can I read the Library’s ebooks on my mobile/smartphone?
Viewed 4122 times since Wed, Nov 8, 2017
Can I read the Library's ebooks on my mobile/smartphone? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff & students This depends on the ebook supplier. Some don't have dedicated mobile sites so readability varies, and with some you will need ... Read More