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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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eBook Collections Compatible Devices eReader Read offline Restrictions

Browsing Titles in GVRL

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

 

 

1

 

Go to https://account.adobe.com/


 

2

Click Get an Adobe ID
 

3

 

Fill in info. You will use the Email address & Password to “Authorise” the eReader app.
 


 

4

Download Bluefire reader onto your mobile device
 

5

 

“Authorise” the reader by entering the Adobe ID (Email address) & Password you’ve created in Step 3 above.
 

 

6

 

Go to Alkem Digital Library. Select “Checkout DRM EPUB” for the title you wish to download.
 

 

7

 

As you have already “Authorise” Bluefire reader, it will prompt you to Open in ‘Bluefire Reader”.
 

 

8

 

You can also open in other readers when you select “More…” in Step 7:
 


 

9

 

Download successful! eBook successfully downloaded in Bluefire app. 
 

 

 
 
 
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
  • No

     
  • Yes
  • Retrieve from saved PDF 
  • Retrieve from Google Drive
  • Yes
  • VPN > Library Portal
  • Roaming Passport
  • Yes
  • Downloaded as PDF
  • Yes
  • Download Roaming Passport
  • Yes
  • Retrieve from saved PDF
 
 
 
eReader Windows Mac iOS Android Cost

Adobe Digital Editions

Free

Bluefire*

  Free

Myebooks

    Free

Aldiko

    Free

 

* Library recommends using Bluefire app.

 
 
 

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