Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

Library

Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

About e-books

The SLU Library gives students and staff access to a wide range of e-books from different publishers and suppliers.

You find all our e-books in the Library's search tool Primo, where you can search by title and author.

Here is a list of our largest and most important suppliers of e-books, plus tips about some free e-ebook collections.

Ebrary

Ebrary is the SLU University Library's main supplier of e-books, with a collection spanning across all SLU disciplines.

Terms and conditions (printing rights, downloading, etc.) vary depending on publisher.

To be able to use all smart functions in Ebrary, like saving books to a personal bookshelf, making bookmarks and adding comments, you need to create a personal account.

You also need a personal account to download books. You can download the books to your computer, tablet or mobile phone. Here's a short video that explains how it works.

CAB eBooks

CAB eBooks (2005–) contains books within agriculture and applied life sciences.

All books can be downloaded in PDF-format.

ScienceDirect

ScienceDirect contains veterinary books as well as reference works within SLU disciplines.

All books can be downloaded in PDF-format. 

SpringerLink

SpringerLink contains books and reference works within SLU disciplines, especially Life Sciences, Biomedical Sciences, Earth Sciences and Environmental Sciences.

All books can be downloaded in PDF-format.

Knovel

Knovel contains books in Biochemistry, Biology & Biotechnology, Environment & Environmental Engineering, and Food Science.

All books can be downloaded in PDF-format.

Dawsonera

Dawsonera contains ~50 separately purchased books within SLU disciplines.

The books can be downloaded from 1-7 days. Printing rights are limited. 

Oxford Scholarship Online

Oxford Scholarship Online contains books on biology.

All books can be downloaded in PDF-format.

 

What are you allowed to do with the e-books?

The SLU University Library has license agreements with publishers to give students and researchers access to a large number of e-books. The agreements define what you are allowed to do with the e-books.

You are usually allowed to:

  • Print a limited number of pages
  • Use as course books and in course packs
  • Download to computers, eReaders and tablets

You are usually not allowed to:

  • Print a whole book

 

 

Läsplatta

 

Off campus access

Students and staff have off campus access to e-resources through SLU's VPN service.
Read more about off campus access

 

Reading e-books on your mobile device

Download an app to read PDF:
Adobe Acrobat Reader
Bluefire Reader(Ebrary)

 

Support

If you have questions about our e-books, contact bib-esupport@slu.se

Page updated: 2016-01-26. Page editor: bib-webbredaktionen@slu.se

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