Tag: ebooks

Moving your ebooks from your computer to your tablet

If you have ever downloaded an ebook to your home computer only to wish that you had chosen your phone or tablet instead then help is at hand, at least for one of our main ebook providers.  ProQuest, who provide

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New eBooks – November 2017

What follows is a list of new electronic books received by the Library during November 2017 ordered by title. More complete details, as well as listings from previous months, are available on our website’s New Books page in the form of downloadable

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Resolved: Problems accessing e-resources

Update 29/11/17: Discovery and Ebook Central (Ebrary) are now working as normal again.   A number of students have experienced problems accessing our electronic resources (Discovery and Ebrary) this weekend, and have received the following error message: Error:NIDPMAIN.114C84112E1FCBD72070877029239A6B49E (NIDPLOGGING.300101036) Both

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Resolved: Scheduled downtime for Ebook Central on Saturday 2nd December

Ebook Central will be unavailable between 6-11 pm on Saturday 2nd December while Proquest carry out scheduled maintenance.  Please plan your work around this.  We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

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Crimes of the “cite” button

Many electronic resources offer a happy little “cite” link that suggests what the resource provider thinks a reference for an article or ebook should look like.  It is tempting to believe everything they say, copy and paste it into your

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New eBooks – October 2017

What follows is a list of new electronic books received by the Library during October 2017 ordered by title. More complete details, as well as listings from previous months, are available on our website’s New Books page in the form of downloadable

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MyiLibrary access problem (resolved)

Update 20.10.17 – MyiLibrary is now working normally again.  Thank you for your patience.   MyiLibrary is currently not working.  It is requiring everyone to log in and then taking them back to the login page in a perpetual loop. This

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Enter the eBook

Just starting out?  Have you discovered how useful ebooks can be yet?  They are available even after the last copy of a book is on loan and you can read them from anywhere with an internet connection, including on your

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More than one way to read a book by Slack

Are you studying for a degree in Management, Business Studies or a closely related subject?  Have you been told to read key readings from “Business operations and systems management” by Slack only to find all copies of the book are

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EBSCO ebooks on mobile

How to read an EBSCO ebook on a mobile device without downloading it Everyone likes to be different, it seems, and EBSCO are no different.  While downloading ebooks is typically something unusual, and rationed by, most ebook suppliers, EBSCO ebooks

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