E-books - guide: Directory of Open Access Books - DOAB

Reading and downloading an e-book

From DOAB you can download onto your computer

  • An entire book as an PDF-document.
  • PDF-chapters.

Reading online (PC)

  • In Helka click the word "Online resource".  
  • Service includes multiple search options, "Search", "Advanced search" and "Browse" (alphabetically).
  • You can open the full text by clicking "Free access".
  • Appereance of the material varied because books come from different publishers. Some of the material can be opened as PDF from the DOAB page and some material opens from publishers pages.

Online reading

  • You can read the book in PDF-mode - you'll need an Adobe Reader. Adobe Reader is free of charge.
  • There is unlimited multi-user access to the books.

More information

  • Discovery service for peer reviewed books published under an Open Access license. Launched by OAPEN (= Open Access Publishing in European Networks).

Downloading onto a mobile device

From DOAB you can download onto your mobile device

  • An entire book as an PDF-document.
  • PDF-chapters.

Reading a book with your mobile device

  • You can read the book in PDF-mode - you'll need an Adobe Reader. Adobe Reader is free of charge.
  • You can download Adobe Reader from the Apple (Appstore), Android (Google Play) and Microsoft (Microsoft Marketplace) application shops.
  • Network connection (online-version).

Printing

  • Printing is unlimited.

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