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E-Books at the University of Manitoba Libraries: E-Book Comparison Chart

Ebook Collections Comparison of Features

Listed below are some of the ebook platforms that are available at the University of Manitoba Libraries.

Platform

Proquest EBook Central

EBSCOhost

Springer/Wiley/   Knovel

Number of simultaneous users

1 for most, some have unlimited

1 for most, some have unlimited

Unlimited

Printing limit

 Varies by publisher, usually around  60 pages

Varies by publisher, usually around 60 pages

Unlimited but need to print each chapter separately

Download chapters

Yes

 Yes

Yes

Download entire book

Yes 

Yes

Springer - Yes

Loan period for download

1-3 days (depends on title)

1 - 7 days

No limit (chapter-level only)

Account needed for download

Yes – uses your U of M library account

Yes

No

Download to Mobile

Yes - need Bluefire App or Adobe Digital Editions App and Adobe ID

Yes  - need Bluefire App or Adobe Digital Editions App and Adobe ID

Yes - PDF reader required