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Ebook Collections @ UPRM Library: Home

This guide offers help on finding both subscribed and open access ebooks at the UPR-Mayaguez library.

Ebook Overview

An ebook is an online version (accessed and read online) of a book. Our library has 300,000+ ebooks included across various databases. You have the option of reading them online, using the PDF viewer of the database or reading them offline (downloading as PDF or EPUB) using Adobe Digital Editions.

Advantages of reading online:

  • add annotations
  • bookmark pages
  • navigate through pages
  • zoom in or out on pages
  • use Table of Contents to navigate to particular chapters
  • print or copy text from the ebook
  • search within the ebook
  • copy or export citation of ebook

Advantages of reading offline (using Adobe Digital Editions):

  • most ebooks can be borrowed online for up to 3 weeks
  • add yourself to a reservation list when a user has an ebooks checked out
  • ebook available locally on your device
  • Email alerts
  • Save searches
  • Remote access
  • Mobile access
  • Citation tools
  • Downloading PDF
  • Annotate PDF
  • Interaction with PDF
  • impact factor (for example, Altmetric, PlumX Metrics)

You can search for ebooks using one of the following options:

These links include instructions on how to download ebooks by provider and device:

Ebook Central:(ProQuest)

Download on a computer

Download on and Android device

 Download on iOS device


Download mobile app (Android and iOS)

Adobe Digital Editions 

Download as an EPUB



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