When you login with your University of Oulu user ID (Haka Login), you have access to the electronic resources also from outside the University of Oulu Network.
1. Almost all services enable reading in web browser.
2. Most service providers enable the downloading of books to the user's own laptop computer, tablet or USB flash drive. This way they can be read later without an internet connection. For reading and downloading copyrighted material different programs may be required, depending on the e-book collection and platform in question. In most cases downloading requires:
3. Some service providers have an app for borrowing and reading ebooks.
An example of how to download a DRM-protected book from a computer to your own device:
An example of how to download ebook to Ellibs app
When using works (e.g. journal article, e-book) obtained from academic research databases or platforms, APA style rules are:
Web citations require much of the same information as print sources, but also provide the location of an online source:
1. Permanent identifier, etc. DOI, URN, Handle, or permalink.
Search for DOI:
3. Avoid using the URL.
Source and more information in Finnish: Hakala, J. (2017). E-viittaamisen ihanuus ja kurjuus. Informaatiotutkimus, 36(2), s. 77–85. https://doi.org/10.23978/inf.65190