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e-book access?

Due to my disability circumstances I am off campus. Is there access to a repository license for loaning e-books. Similar to the Amazon license methodology where with a user license you may rent out the use of a book to read? Or would I need to request the e-book purchase request of the library for the book pertinent to my research?
Last Updated: Apr 11, 2016  |  5 Views
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The e-book license for Rhodes University Library differs to that from the Amazon 'rental' model.

We purchase our e-books from a variety of publishers, each with their own regulations for use by Rhodes University staff and students. Therefore, each e-book will have varying read online, download and print authorisations.

When you have selected and opened an e-book you wish to read, you will be notified whether the book is downloadable and how long the "loan" period will be.

Should you wish the library to order e-books pertinent to your research, please liaise with your Department's Library Liaison person who can then request the purchase via the Library Ordering system.

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