IT and Library Services

Library: Ebooks

The library has thousands of ebooks available for students and staff to read and download online via various databases.

Ebooks are listed in LibrarySearch. If users are off campus they will be routed to the content via the Portal. If on campus and connecting from a PC connected to the university network, access via the portal is more seamless although Dawsonera requires a sign in.

Key Service Information

Features and Benefits

  • Available in ePub, PDF, HTML and ACSM formats
  • Access to over 16,000 titles in different databases
  • Downloading of many titles for a specified period
  • Up to 5% of a title to be printed
  • ebooks are automatically returned at the end of the loan period


The service is available to all members of university staff and students


    Support hours:

    09.00 - 17.00 weekdays other than university and Bank Holidays

    User service issues:

    Any dissatisfaction with the service should be addressed in the first instance to the IT Service Desk:
    Telephone: 020 8331 7555, visit the IT Service Desk pages or you may also submit a query online

Help & further information

For further information please see the e-Books LibGuide

  • Other relevant information can be found in: