The University of Bolton provides access to over 180,000 ebooks covering a wide range of subjects. This guide will tell you how to access them. A quick start guide to ebooks at the University of Bolton is also available:
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An ebook is an electronic book. The content - and layout - is exactly the same as a printed book, but the only difference is that it is available in electronic format.
There are many advantages of using ebooks:
Discover@Bolton includes print and electronic books held by the library, as well as giving you an option to search for open access books.
For further help with Discover@Bolton, two guides are available:
Reading Lists Online (RLO) allows you to access module reading lists, and provides links to electronic resources from within that list where available. RLO is also accessible via Moodle.
For further help with RLO, take a look at the quick start guide:
To access ebooks both on- and off-campus, click on the link to the resource and when prompted to do so, enter your Bolton Network ID and password. A minority of resources require additional steps which are indicated in the list of resources.
When you login to any electronic resource you agree a number of terms and conditions which are available in full here. Some resources require you to agree to additional terms which you may see when you access the resource.
Call 01204 903094 or send a message to the Help Desk
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Use the link below to access the library catalogue: