Thank you to Duke University for graciously allowing re-use of some of the content from their guide.
For the most comprehensive information about ebrary eBooks, please consult the ebrary user's guide.
Notable features of ebrary eBooks include:
While most titles you will encounter in ebrary can be used by multiple people at the same time, there are some titles and publishers that limit the number of simultaneous viewers. You can determine which you are looking at by looking to the right of the blue ebrary reader button in QuickView:
Copying & Printing portions of an ebrary eBook:
ebrary and the book publishers limit the amount that you can quickly copy and print from the ebooks. The limits are percentages of the number of pages in the book. In general, the limits are as follows.
Downloading eBooks from ebrary. Choose a format:
Full book downloads are available for most ebrary titles. For titles from publishers who don't allow full book downloads, you can download the chapters or page ranges you need in PDF format. You must wait 30 seconds between chapters/ranges you download. A list of publishers who currently do not allow full text downloads is available here.
The ebrary eBooks user's guide can be accessed here.