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E-books

Information about library's e-book services and instructions how to use them

Library's e-book services

Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences Library acquires e-books mainly for students and staff at Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences (SeAMK).

You can read e-books both in library premises and on computers at university network.


Remote access to e-books

The degree students and the staff members of SeAMK have access to library's e-books even outside the university network, for instance at home or on mobile devices through remote use. Use your SeAMK university username and password to log in. Downloading e-books on your mobile device is also possible.


User rights, loan periods and required software

Library acquires e-books from many different vendors, either in large packages or as individual titles. Therefore, the access rights, ways of reading, loan periods and required software may vary. Some e-books can be read by many users at the same time, some only one reader at a time.

The user rights of e-resources are specified in licence agreements. Normally, you may only use e-resources for the purposes of education, teaching, research and private study. Any commercial use is strictly prohibited.

Detailed information about usage rights can be found on FinELib pages. Permitted and prohibited use are explained under each e-resource. First choose a resource by name. Information in English at the end of each page.

Where do I find e-books?

  • Individual e-books can be found in library's SeAMK-Finna web service
  • You can browse e-book collections also on vendors'  web pages. E-book collections that SeAMK Library has purchased are presented in this guide under the E-book services tab.

In SeAMK-Finna you can narrow search results to e-books and publications available online by clicking the options at the left

  • Narrow search -> Available online
  • Content type -> eBook

NB! If you are about to open an e-book link for the first time, take a look at the detailed instructions of each service in this guide. It may be necessary to download a special software to read an e-book.

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