In this guide you will find information about e-books available at the National and University library. E-books are available in most subject fields and can be particularly useful for students and researchers at the University of Iceland.
Oxford Handbooks Online: Scholarly Research Reviews are now available from Oxford University Press. Also now available Oxford Very Short Introduction (VSI) - Art & Humanities and Oxford Very Short Introduction (VSI) - Social Sciences
E-book services can include books that aren´t licensed to the National and University Library of Iceland. Many offer the option to limit searches to licensed materials only.
E-books are acquired primarily for students and staff at the University of Iceland. You can search for e-books like any other books, in the library catalogue leitir.is To access the e-books you either have to be in the library or be connected to the University network. You can also access e-books and other e-resources when off campus via remote connection (VPN).
In some cases e-book services and/or publishers require a username and password when downloading a book or to enable personalization. Then you have to register an ID with the service or publisher.
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