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Ebooks: Dawsonera


Dawsonera contains hundreds of e-books. Most of the textbooks that are available in electronic from can be accessed through Dawsonera. The number of simultaneous users is not limited, but in general each book has a yearly limit of 100--400 sessions or checkouts.

Printing and copying is limited to five percent of the book.

You can download Dawsonera e-books as PDF files to your own device or USB flash drive for 1-3 days. The downloaded books cannot be printed out.

  • When you open a book in Dawsonera, you are first taken to the Terms and Conditions page. Click Accept to continue.
  • Look up and select an e-book
  • Click the Download eBook button
  • Select length of loan and click Download
  • Save the book to your computer or USB flash drive

Use with iPad requires that Adobe Reader and/or Bluefire Reader is installed, Dawsonera help pages

Dowloading books to Android devices

Further information:

Dawsonera user guide