Electronic resources marked with red lock symbol:
Electronic resources marked with green f letter are subscribed with FinELib consortium:
E-books aren't forever. The e-book now available may no longer be available in a year, for example.
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.
Almost all e-book services enable reading in web browser.
Most service providers enable the downloading of e-books to the Adobe Digital Editions application for reading and downloading into user's own laptop computer, tablet or USB flash drive. In most cases downloading requires:
An e-book will automatically become inaccessible when the checkout period is exceeded. If you wish to continue reading the book you must download it again.
The e-books are returned on their own after the end of the loan period and no fines are imposed. Therefore, you may not need to return the loan. However, you can return the e-book before the end of the loan period, so that the prospective person in line can access the book faster. The book can also be returned with Adobe Digital Editions.
The loan period for the reserved e-book starts automatically as soon as the reserved e-book returns from the previous borrower.
See the instructions for e-book services for more detailed information.
Some service providers have an app for borrowing and reading e-books.
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:
Material without page numbers
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: