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E-Books at the University of Kentucky Libraries: Ebook Central

About this Resource

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Use & Download Info

Format

  • E-books are available in PDF or ePub format.

Software requirements

  • You may need Adobe Digital Editions on your computer to download and open an e-book. This free software is available here.
    (Please note: Ver. 4 currently has privacy issues, so we recommend using ver. 3 until those issues are resolved. More information.)


      Via Digital Editions

  • You may also download the e-book to a computer and then transfer it to a compatible device using Adobe Digital Editions.
    (Please note: Ver. 4 currently has privacy issues, so we recommend using ver. 3 until those issues are resolved. More information.)
  • Digital Editions is compatible with most major e-readers EXCEPT Kindle. It is also compatible with some Android and iOS e-reader apps. For a complete list of supported devices and apps, click here.
  • If you are using a Kindle, you can create an image PDF of one chapter or page range at a time, which can be accessed on a Kindle.

Checkout/Printing

Checkout time
-7 days
-If you finish with the book sooner, you can return it early through Adobe Digital Editions.

Hold/renewal options

Number of users permitted
- Default is one user at a time per title
- For information on a specific title or if you are a professor wishing to assign an e-book for a class, please ask us.

Printing limits
-You can print or save as an image PDF one chapter or page rage at a time with or without downloading the e-book.
-Chapter/page range length varies by title.