In this guide you will find information about e-books available at the National and University library. E-books are available in most subject fields and can be particularly useful for students and researchers at the University of Iceland.
Students and staff at the University of Iceland now have access to 190.000 e-books in ProQuest Ebook Central
E-book services can include books that aren´t licensed to the National and University Library of Iceland. Many offer the option to limit searches to licensed materials only.
E-books are acquired primarily for students and staff at the University of Iceland. You can search for e-books like any other books, in the library catalogue lbs.leitir.is To access the e-books you either have to be in the library or be connected to the University network. You can also access e-books and other e-resources when off campus via remote connection (VPN).
In some cases e-book services and/or publishers require a username and password when downloading a book or to enable personalization. Then you have to register an ID with the service or publisher.
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