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E-book Guide: Printing, copying and downloading

Using e-resources

Aalto University students and researchers:

  • Directly from the university workstations from the university's landline network
  • By logging in with your Aalto account wherever and whenever (remote use)
  • Directly via Eduroam network or VPN connection wherever and whenever

Other customers:


Offline use

The most common e-book formats are PDF and ePUB. Specific software is required for transferring the content of e-books to devices:

    • Software requirements for personal computers: Adobe Reader and Adobe Digital Editions
    • Software requirements for smart phones and tablet devices: Adobe Reader and Adobe Digital Editions
    • Adobe ID is often needed to authorize the download

See the list of e-book readers that support PDF and ePUB content.

Printing and copying e-books

You can print and copy a reasonable portion of pages for personal study and research

If the e-book is DRM (Digital Rights Management) protected, printing and copying are restricted to a given percentage of pages