When using an eBook, you may be able to:
Note that many of the Library's eBooks are protected by Digital Rights Management (DRM), which regulates these actions and restricts what you can do. For example, you may only be able to print or copy a certain amount of pages of an eBook, or you may not be able to do this at all.
Digital Rights Management restrictions are set by the publisher or vendor.
eBooks can generally be placed in two categories, eBooks that are hosted directly on a publisher's platform, and those that are hosted on an aggregator's platform. The DRM of these categories differs.
Publisher platforms, e.g. Springer, Wiley, Elsevier
Aggregator platforms, e.g. Ebook Central, ebrary, Ovid
Ebook Central (ProQuest) and ebrary eBooks, as well as eBooks downloaded to Adobe Digital Editions, can be annotated and highlighted.
Ebook Central (ProQuest)
Your notes will be retained and will be visible when you use the eBook again.
In order to create a note or highlight text in ebrary, you must be signed in to your ebrary user account. See the ebrary video on this page to find out how to sign in or sign up.
Your notes and highlighting will be retained and are saved in the Bookshelf tab.
If you wish to export your notes, you can copy them from the Bookshelf and paste them into a word processing document.
To access your notes or highlights, select the Bookmarks tab.
Note that once your downloaded eBook has expired, your notes and highlights will also become inaccessible.
eBook citations can be exported to EndNote from platforms and from some publisher platforms.
Not all publisher platforms provide the ability to export references, but an increasing number do.
Some browsers (e.g. Safari) may not open EndNote automatically. If this is the case you will be given the option to Save File. Then: