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eBooks @ ITE Library  

eBooks @ ITE Library comprises our newly acquired eBook collections specially curated for you.  Ebook stands for electronic book. It is a type of publication in digital format, readable in e-readers from computer or mobile devices.

Alkem Digital Library

Mixed collection of academic and popular lifestyle titles which are suitable for staff and students.

Gale Virtual Reference Library

A collection of quality, premier academic titles from leading publishers in various discipline.

McGraw-Hill Access Engineering

Collection of ebooks on engineering subjects. Also includes useful calculators, charts and video clips.

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How Do I Download Alkem Digital Library eBooks to Adobe Digital Editions on my laptop?

 

1.  Sign up for an Adobe ID at: https://account.adobe.com/

 

 

2.  Fill in the information required. You will use the ID (your email address) & Password to “Authorize” Adobe Digital Editions.

 

 

3.  Open Adobe Digital Editions on your desktop.

 

 

4.  Click on Help, select "Authorize Computer"

 

5.  Enter your Adobe ID & password created at Step 1.

 

6.  Using Adobe ID to "Authorize" your eBook reader allows you to access the same copy of eBook in other mobile devices.

 

7.  Click on "Authorize" button.

 

8.  Close Adobe Digital Editions.

 

 

9.  Go to Alkem Digital Library via Library portal.

 

10.  Download eBook from Alkem Digital Library by clicking on "Checkout DRM EPUB".

 

11.  Select "Allow" when prompted to open the EPUB in Adobe Digital Editions.

 

 

12.  Ebook downloading in-progress.

 

 

13.  Ebook downloaded successfully.

 

 

14.  If you "Authorize" your Adobe Digital Editions in Steps 5-7, you will be able to read this same title on your other mobile devices. Make sure you also "Authorize" your Adobe Digital Editions on your mobile devices.
 

How Do I Download Alkem Digital Library eBooks to Adobe Digital Editions on my mobile devices?

 

1.  Download Adobe Digital Editions from Google Play or App Store for your Android or iOS mobile devices.


 
2.  "Authorize" Adobe Digital Editions using your Adobe ID & password.
 
3.  Go to Alkem Digital Library  via Library portal.
 
4.  Download eBook from Alkem Digital Library by clicking on "Checkout DRM EPUB".


 
5.  Open eBook in "Digital Editions" when prompted.


 
6.  eBook downloaded successfully.

eBook Collections Compatible Devices eReader Read offline Restrictions

Browsing Titles in GVRL Browsing Titles in GVRL

How to download eBook How to download eBook

  Desktop, laptops,    tablets, other   mobile devices

  Supports PDF,    HTML, MP3 audio

Yes

  • Copyright** law applies

How to read eBook online

How to download eBook online

How to authorise your device using Adobe ID ** 

** Adobe Digital Editions will be deployed to all staff laptops at end July 2019. Users can skip installation & proceed to create Adobe ID & Authorise laptop.

  Desktop, laptops,    tablets, other   mobile devices

  Supported   eReaders:   Adobe Digital   Editions, Bluefire,   MyeBooks, Aldiko

Yes

  • 2 hrs each session
  • Max 10 Online Reading per session
  • Max 10 Checkout (loans) per session
  • 14 days Loan period for each title 
  • Copyright** law applies

  Desktop, laptops,    tablets, other   mobile devices

  Supports PDF

Yes

  • User need to create an account & sign in to download PDF
  • Copyright** law applies

** More information: Copyright Libguide.   Refer to Question C10

 

 

eBook Collections Staff Student
Online Offline Online Offline
  • Yes
  • VPN > Library Portal
  • Yes
  • Downloaded on eReaders
  • No
  • Yes
  • Retrieve from eReaders
  • Yes
  • VPN > Library Portal
  • Yes
  • Downloaded as PDF
  • Send to Google Drive, email or download
  • No  
  • Yes
  • Retrieve from saved PDF 
  • Retrieve from Google Drive, email or download
  • Yes
  • VPN > Library Portal
  • 30 days offsite access
  • Yes
  • Downloaded as PDF
  • Yes
  • 30 days offsite access
  • Yes
  • Retrieve from saved PDF
 
 
 
eReader Windows Mac iOS Android Cost

Adobe Digital Editions

Free

Bluefire

    Free

Myebooks

    Free

Aldiko

    Free

 

 

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