Friday, July 8, 2011

EBL - a new electronic book platform from the Library

EBL (Ebook Library) is an exciting new electronic book platform from the Library. 

The subject areas covered include Medicine/Health Sciences, Architecture, Business/Management, IT, Journalism, Linguistics, Law, Mathematics, Political Science, Psychology and Tourism/Hospitality.

You'll come across these books when you search Summon or the Library catalogue. Or if you want to go straight in and have a look at what's available EBL is listed on the Electronic Resources page. Click here to have a look right now!

Some points to note:

• Both on campus and off campus, you'll need to enter your Bond University username and password each time you use EBL. This is so EBL can remember which books you're currently using, and keep track of your notes/bookmarks etc.
• After 5 minutes browsing a book, you'll be asked to 'loan' the book if you want to continue reading it. You can loan the book as many times as you need to.
• EBL books may be read online, and may also be downloaded for reading offline using Bluefire Reader (for iPad) or Adobe Digital Editions (for PCs)
• The 'Help/Feedback' option in EBL offers nice succinct answers to many of the common questions about EBL

Watch this short screen cast for a demonstration of the main features of EBL.

We hope you find EBL useful!