E-books Guide: Home

About this guide

This guide provides an overview of e-book collections at Victoria University, focusing on how to find e-books, read online, print/copy as well as how to download e-books and where to find further help.

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Overview

Electronic books (e-books) are books in digital format. The e-books at Victoria University have been purchased from various providers and can be accessed through Library Search 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

E-books can be read entirely online, or downloaded to your PC or mobile device.

To read the book online, you need a secure internet connection the whole time. Various features are available when reading the book online such as searching within the book, printing/copying, annotating and copying citations. Refer to the Reading e-books page for further information.

To download the book you need a secure internet connection however, once the book is downloaded, you can read the book offline (no internet access required). Once downloaded, an e-book can be viewed on your other devices. Simply link to the e-book through Library Search and login in with your MyVU login and password. Refer to the Downloading e-books page for further information.

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