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You only have the print copy of a book and I want an ebook? (or vice versa)
Viewed 23648 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 20436 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 19076 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 17723 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 17417 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 16864 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 15927 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 10853 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
How do I cite an ebook?
Viewed 10622 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 10607 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
What’s the difference between reading online and downloading?
Viewed 10295 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