Ebooks at Unitec Library

How to get the best use of the ebooks provided by Unitec Library.

Welcome!!

Unitec Library subscribes to a wide range of e-books.  An e-book is a book that you can read on your computer or device in full, 24/7 wherever you have an Internet connection.  All you need is your Unitec user name and password.  

("libros x ebooks" by Tina Franklin licenced under CC BY-SA 2.0)

Explore this guide to:

  1. Learn how to find and use e-books
  2. Print, save and copy parts of e-books
  3. Download e-books
  4. Troubleshoot issues you may encounter while using e-books.
  5. Learn how to embed e-books into Moodle (for lecturers)

Why use e-books?

The benefits of using eBooks are:

  • E-books can often be read by several people at the same time. 
  • E-books can't be recalled because another student wants the book.
  • E-books can be read on a variety of devices.
  • E-books are available 24/7 wherever you have Internet access. 
  • You don't need to visit the library to borrow an e-book.
  • You can search e-books for specific keywords.
  • You can bookmark pages, add notes and share readings.