E-books

What is an e-book

An electronic book is a book published in a digital form so that it can be read by electronic devices such as e-readers, computers, tablets and mobile phones, in an ePub, Portable Document Format (pdf) and Mobipocket form.
The Hellenic Open University (HOU) Library provides:

      1. 688 Electronic Books which have been purchased by the HOU. These books can also be found in the Main Catalogue if you do a "keyword" search using the term "electronic book".
      2. 3.451 Electronic Books which are offered free of charge by EBSCO Information Services.
Only members of the HOU academic community can have access to the above electronic material, by using the username and password credentials they have been supplied by for logging in the Educational Portal of the HOU. For further information please click on Guide for Accessing Electronic Books.

Printing and Copying
Please note that electronic books are protected by international laws on copyright. In cases of excessive printing as well as violations of copyright rights, both the user as well as the library are warned and serious penalties may be enforced.
Finally there is also available the Open Access Electronic Material.

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