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A guide to ebooks at Spring Hill College's Burke Library

Getting Started

What is an ebook?

An e-book, also known as an electronic book or digital book, is as "an electronic version of a printed book."

An e-book can exist without any printed equivalent.

More Information (from Wikipedia)

Ebooks at Burke Memorial Library

Welcome to the SHC Ebook Guide

Burke Library is adding new ebooks to its collection every day.

You can read ebooks from our collections on just about any electronic device, including:

        • computers

        • laptops

        • tablets 

        • e-readers

        • smartphones

Downloading Ebooks on Library Computers


On a Library Computer: 

Some of our ebooks can be viewed ONLY on a laptop or a desktop computer and may not be downloaded into a separate reader.

Some of our e-books can be downloaded ONLY to a laptop, but no other device (like an e-reader, tablet, or smartphone).

Here is more information about Downloading E-books.

What Do You Think?

How do you prefer to use ebooks?

What Do You Think?
For research.: 14 votes (34.15%)
For pleasure reading.: 7 votes (17.07%)
For the convenience.: 3 votes (7.32%)
For all of the above.: 13 votes (31.71%)
I don't like ebooks. Give me print!: 4 votes (9.76%)
Total Votes: 41
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