Finding Elsevier eBooks
HUL subscribes to many Elsevier eBooks, viewable in the ScienceDirect database.
Keyword searches in ScienceDirect will bring up relevant eBook chapters in the result list.
Alternatively, you can browse the list of available full text eBooks.
How to Download Elsevier eBooks from ScienceDirect
For Desktop/Notebook computers:
- If you have an Adobe reader installed, you can download an individual chapter by simply clicking on the PDF icon/link that appears below the chapter title (or above it if you click into the full text first).
- If you want to download all chapters from the book's browse view, you can use the PDF Downloader option instead. When you click on this you will be asked to verify that you want to download all the chapters.
For Mobile Devices and eReaders:
You can save individual chapters in ePUB or Mobi, formats widely used by electronic readers and mobile devices such as:
Sony Reader, Kindle(mobi), iPhone, iPad, Nook, etc.
To do so, you must first click on the chapter title to open its full text display in ScienceDirect. Then, click on the "More options" drop-down menu and select your eReader format.
*Alternatively, you have the option of installing ScienceDirect's eReader Formats application. For more information, click here.