UHI library provides access to over 50,000 electronic books. The vast majority can be searched using the main eBook search box. In the following list, the indicates that a collection is included in the main eBook search. Those marked are not and can only be viewed by accessing the collection directly.
Some benefits of using eBooks include:
You can login to eBooks using your usual network username and password, it's the same as the one you would use for Brightspace.
The options you have depends on who has supplied the eBook. Usually you can print or download around 5% of a book. The eBook platform will usually indicate your limit, so make sure you only print essential pages.
It depends on what kind of help you require.
Please contact your local college librarian If you need advice on using or navigating eBooks.The help pages within the eBook platform also provide advice on functions such as note-taking, searching and exporting citations.
If you are having technical difficulties or are receiving error messages, please report the issue to the UHI helpdesk. Before doing so, please check the following:
If you have tried these checks and still have difficulties, open a ticket on the Unidesk Self-service Portal.
If possible, try to include a screenshot of the error message you are receiving.
Along with the eBook collections, further subject specific resources are available on the full A-Z databases list.