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E-Books: Reading and Downloading: Home

This guide will teach you how navigate, read, and download books from the Library's subscription e-book providers.

E-Books Available at the Library

This Research Guide will teach you how to navigate, read, and download the Library's e-books.

We have five main e-book providers. All work differently, so it's important to know which is which.

Or, skip the instructions and just browse some e-books.

What Is ebrary?

More than 36,000 titles from publishers such as Cambridge, Cornell, Harvard, Johns Hopkins, and Yale University Presses; Wiley; Palgrave-Macmillan; Taylor & Francis

Download full text:

  • Requires Adobe Digital Editions
  • Compatible with SONY Reader, Nook, Pandigital Novel
  • Compatible with iOS and Android mobile devices through Bluefire Reader app (free)
  • Patron can check out ten books at a time - items loan for 14 days

Download chapter or page range:

  • PDF format
  • Compatible with all devices
  • Usually limited to 60 pages from one book

Find them in OneSearch, Library Catalog or from http://lehman.edu/library/find-ebooks.php

What Is OverDrive (Lehman eLibrary)?

Includes ebooks and small number of audiobooks and videos

Download full text:

  • Requires Adobe Digital Editions
  • Compatible with iOS and Android mobile devices through OverDrive app or Bluefire Reader app (both free)
  • Compatible with SONY Reader, Nook, Pandigital Novel; select books available for Kindle and Kindle App
  • Patron can check out five items at a time

Find them at http://lehman.lib.overdrive.com 

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