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How many pages can a student print from an ebook?

Last Updated: Oct 22, 2014  |  28 Views

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It varies by e-book platform.  The Burritt Library has four main e-book platforms. This chart will help you determine how much can be printed or saved from each platform.

Platform

Downloads Available?

Is my mobile device supported?

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Y

Yes, ebrary allows downloads in .pdf and .epub to Kindle Fire, Nook, iPad, and other applications.  Adobe Digital Editions is needed to download in epub, these checkouts have a loan period of 14 days. An app such as Bluefire (or similar) must be installed to read.

 

An ebrary login is required for downloads.

Titles are only available to one person at a time.  When printing or downloading content in .pdf, only 10% of texts can be accessed at a time.
Y

Yes, ebsco ebooks allows downloads in .pdf and .acsm.  To read entire texts on your Kindle Fire, iPad, and other devices, you must have the Bluefire (or similar app) installed on the device and an Adobe Digital Editions installed.

 

A myebsco account is required for downloads.

Titles are only available to one person at a time. Checkout times and holds may be chosen by the user
Y

Not at this time.

Portions of the texts can be downloaded to .pdf for printing.

Titles are only available to one person at a time.  The average usage of a title is 7-12 minutes although checkouts can be for up to 14 days.
N

Reading on mobile devices is available by visiting Safari’s mobile site:

 

http://m.proquest.safaribooksonline.com

Texts are only available to read online.

Limited to 2 simultaneous users.

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