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.