E-books - guide: ECCO - Eighteenth Century Collection Online TCP

Reading and downloading an e-book

  • You can't download text (entire book, chapters) to your computer.
  • You can use copy/paste to copy limited amount of text.
  • How to download: Entire text->view entire text now->copy/paste text.

How to download a book onto your computer (PC)

  • In Helka click the word "Online resource".
  • Service includes four search options "Browse, Simple Search, Boolean Search, Proximity Search and Citation Search".
  • Click publication's title and then "View entire text".

Online reading

  • No program installation is needed when reading online.
  • There is unlimited multi-user access to the books.

More information

  • ECCO-TCP contains, for the meantime, approx. 2 200 keyboarded texts selected from Gale's ECCO, a digital library of English language texts published in the eighteenth century.

    Keyboarded texts are available also in the larger ECCO.

    NOTE: The digital texts are presented in two formats: "as HTML text and as facsimile images of the original pages. The default display is the encoded text, which you will see by following any link to the text from the results display. Links to individual page images are embedded in the HTML at corresponding breaks."

Downloading onto a mobile device

  • You can use copy/paste to copy limited amount of text.
  • How to download: Entire text->view entire text now->copy/paste text.

Reading a book with your mobile device

  • You can read the book from the web page.
  • No program installation is needed.

Printing

  • Printing is unlimited.

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