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Ebooks: Ebook Central

Ebook Central

Ebook Central contains hundreds of e-books in different fields.

Printing is limited to max. 60 pages. Specific publishers may set even more restrictive limits for their publications.

You can download titles for reading on your own device for a 14-day period. Pages from downloaded books can be saved to your own device as PDF files within the printing limit (max. 60 pages). You can also download books in the .acsm file format to a USB flash drive and transfer them later to your own device.

Adobe Digital Editions must be installed.

Use with iPad and Android devices requires that BlueFire reader is installed.

Downloading instructions

  • Log in to Ebook Central with your Ebook Central account ID. If you do not have an account, create one on the Ebook Central website via the Sign In link.
  • Select an e-book
  • Click the Download icon
  • Select Chapter Download or Full Download for 14 days. Multi-user documents can be full-document downloaded.


With an Ebook Central account, you can take advantage of the following features:

  • Highlight and annotate documents
  • Save documents and annotations to your personal bookshelf
  • Create folders on the bookshelf to organize your research


Terms of use

The books can be found by title in the Oula library catalogue.

Off-campus access is available with a University of Oulu staff or student ID.

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