E-books - guide: Ellibs

Reading and downloading an e-book

From Ellibs you can download onto your computer/device

To download a book you need

How to download a book onto your computer/device

  • In Helka click the word "Online resource".  
  • Click "Download"
  • Choose the loan period (1 or 7 days).
  • Create / give your Ellibs user ID - user ID is free of charge.
  • Choose "Open with Adobe Digital Editions" and "ok".
  • You don't have to return the book. If you wish, you can return the book before the lending period is over.
  • Most Ellibs ebooks has 1-3 simultaneous users limit at a time. User limitations are mentioned in Ellibs service.

More information from Ellibs help page, click here!

Online reading

  • Only part of their ebooks are available online also.

More information

  • Contains textbooks which can be borrowed with free Ellibs ID and Helsinki University ID.

Downloading onto a mobile device

From Ellibs you can download onto your mobile device

Reading and downloading onto your mobile device you need

  • An Adobe ID. You can create Adobe ID here.
  • Aldiko reader. You can download Aldiko from the Apple (Appstore), Android (Google Play) and Microsoft (Microsoft Marketplace) application shops.
  • Click "Download" and select "Aldiko".
  • In Helka click the word "Online resource".  
  • Choose the loan period (1 or 7 days).
  • Create / give your Ellibs user ID - user ID is free of charge.
  • Choose "Open with Aldiko".
  • You don't have to return the book. If you wish, you can return the book before the lending period is over.
  • Most Ellibs ebooks has 1-3 simultaneous users limit at a time. User limitations are mentioned in Ellibs service.

More information from Ellibs help page, click here!

Printing

  •  Printing is generally not available.
  • If the printing is allowed, it's mentioned in Ellibs service.
     

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