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Using Lister Hill's E-Books

You can find E-Books through the Catalog, the A to Z list and also through individual ebook provider sites listed on the Databases page.

The following providers are covered in this guide.

For each provider we have tabs (as needed) on downloading, printing, creating personal accounts, and mobile use.

Please contact the library using the chat box or email link to the right if you have questions.

Single User vs. Multi User E-Books

You may occasionally receive a message like this:

"The document you wish to access is currently being viewed by another user."

Many of our e-books are single-user editions.  This means that if another library user is viewing the book you will have to wait until they close the book (or if they're inactive the book will time-out) in order to view the text. Some eBook providers allow multiple users to view a book at once.  For example Access Medicine and Clinical Key allow for unlimited simultaneous users.

Downloading E-Books

Most ebook providers will not allow you to download entire ebooks, but most will allow you to download some content, usually a certain number of pages. For more information on downloading ebooks and content please see the download sections under each provider tab.

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