Guide for English users (Vaasa): E-books

E-books

A complete list of e-book services can be found in Finna. Read more about the different services and how they work on Åbo Akademi University Library's webpages and in Tritonia's guide about e-books.

Ebook Central

Contains more than 120 000 e-books on different subjects, mostly in English.

Can be accessed directly within Åbo Akademi's network. Remote access with Åbo Akademi username.

Books can be read directly in the web browser or downloaded. More information here.

Most books can have multiple users, but some are limited to one or a few at a time.

Loan period is 7-14 days. Possible to return loans earlier.

Elib

Contains about 16 000 e-books and audiobooks, mainly in Swedish. Both scientific books and fiction.

Works with a Tritonia library card and PIN-code.

Some books can be read directly in the web browser while others need to be downloaded. Audiobooks are always streamed. More information here.

All books can have multiple users.

Loan period is 28 days. Maximum 2 loans/week.

Ellibs

Contains about 100 e-books on different subjects, mostly in Finnish.

Works with a Tritonia library card and PIN-code.

Some e-books can be read directly in the web browser while others need to be downloaded. More information here.

Books are single-user only, but Tritonia might have several licenses to one book.

Loan period varies between 1, 7, 14 or 28 days. Possible to return loans earlier (also the ones read in the web browser). Some books can also be reserved.