The library provides access to various e-book services for students and staff of Helsinki Metropolia University of Applied Sciences.
Instructions for different e-book services can be found in this guide.
If you have any questions concerning e-books contact the library: email@example.com
You can find most of the e-books in MetCat which includes over 100 000 e-books and open access publications.
Search results in MetCat include access links to e-books and other e-resources.
E-resources are available within Metropolia network and also remotely. Remote access is available for Metropolia students and staff by using Metropolia username and password.
Suggest acquisition of an e-book via e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Availability of e-books via library:
Free Adobe account is needed when downloading most e-books. Authorize your device when reading DRM-protected e-books. Limitation of one Adobe ID per user (e-mail). Maximum of six apps/devices can be activated with one Adobe ID.
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Adobe Digital Editions
Application for reading pdf files.
E-book reader for Android, IOS and Windows operating systems. It supports EPUB and pdf formats.
Digital Rights Management: technology used to control access to digital data. It limits what a user can do with the content.
Open-source e-book file format. Allows fixed layout and optimized text. Read more on Wikipedia.
Adobe's Portable Document Format for documents. Although it is not an actual e-book format (does not allow text optimization), many e-books are still published as pdf files.
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