Multidiciplinary e-book database.
Browse Dawsonera for e-books that are owned by Metropolia library (select Ebook catalogue and Owned by my library). You can also browse unowned content and preview unowned books for 5 minutes. E-books can also be found in MetCat Finna.
NB! At the moment new e-books are not purchased on Dawsonera platform.
For Metropolia students and staff.
Other users can read Dawsonera e-books only in the library. Access the platform first via e-resources A-Z-list, and search for the required book. Direct e-book links from MetCat Finna require Metropolia username.
Only owned e-books are available for reading and downloading (green lock icon ).
Loan period for most books is max. 7 days. Some books can be downloaded only for 24 hours.
Using Dawsonera features (e.g. copying, printing, adding notes) requires you to log in (use Shibboleth login).
When using e-book links from MetCat, login with Metropolia username and password.
When accessing Dawsonera platfrom via e-resources A-Z-list, choose Sign in >> Shibboleth login >> Metropolia ammattikorkeakoulu >> log in with Metropolia username.
You can read an e-book directly in a browser, reading software is not required.
E-books (PDF or EPUB) can be downloaded onto your computer or mobile device.
Required reader: Adobe Digital Editions (or Bluefire Reader).
The amount you can print or copy (when reading an e-book in a browser) varies from title to title and is set by the publisher. For printing or copying you'll have to log in to Dawsonera with Metropolia username (choose Shibboleth login: Metropolia ammattikorkeakoulu).
1. Install Adobe Digital Editions e-book reader
2. Authorize Adobe Digital Editions:
More information online.
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