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E-Books at Okanagan College

eBrary eBooks

Read e-books online: click "online reading" link

Notes and highlighting: you can highlight and take notes while reading online; this will automatically save the book to your bookshelf.

Bookshelf: You don't have to create an account to flag books to read later; they are saved with your regular library login information.

Download e-books for later / devices: "check out" the book to download it and read it offline (on a computer or device) for a specified number of days.

 

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You can read e-books in the browser window without signing in or downloading them to your device. Simply click on either "Read Online" or "Online Reading" (1, 2).

To download the entire e-book, click on either of the "Full Download" links (1, 2) and follow the prompts in the pop-up window. If on desktop, you will need to install Adobe Digital Editions (learn more here [link]). If on mobile, you will need to install Bluefire Reader (learn more here [link]).

You can download chapters as PDFs, much as you would download articles in a database (3).

You can add books to your Bookshelf (4), which will save the books for you for later in your library account.

The prompts in the popup window when you click Full Download.

If you choose to read the e-book in the browser, this is what it will look like. You can highlight and take notes here (1), as well as save or print pages. Highlighting will automatically save the book to your shelf.

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