Aberystwyth University libraries subscribe to a wide range of e-books and e-book collections.
We have 1000s of e-books and our collection is regularly growing. You can access our e-books via Primo. In the search box enter one or two key words from the title and the surname of the author. When the search results appear you can choose to click Full text online in the Tweak my results menu on the left to display results for ebooks only.
If we have access to an electronic version of a book, the Primo record will state Online Access
Click on our Electronic Books webpage for further information and for instructions on:
If you can’t find a book you’re looking for in the library, you can place a request for it via the More Books campaign (Students only). Each book ordered through the campaign will be placed in the library collection.
More information is available here.
Below are key databases for e-books:
UC Press E-Books Collection, 1982-2004, includes almost 2,000 books from academic presses on a range of topics
The Internet Archive offers over 15,000,000 freely downloadable books and texts.
Project Gutenberg offers 59,500 free ebooks to download
The Document Supply Service allows registered users to request items which are not available in the University Library. We can support staff and students with research and learning by locating and supplying books, chapters, and articles held by other libraries. Information Services will cover the costs of the allocation for the different user groups in all academic departments, subject to available funds.
Click here for further information and to see how many free requests you can order.