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The LRC currently subscribes to three major eBook suppliers- EBL,  Knovel and EBSCO

Our recent acquisition, Bloomsbury Food Library which provides an extensive collection of food content. Access now available


BFL

EBL

KNOVEL


 

EBSCO’s eBook Community College Collection 

A multidisciplinary collection of more than 52,000 eBook titles, spanning a range of topics from Art, Cooking and  Education to Health and Fitness, Philosophy and the Social Sciences.

To access collection please use LRC search field (LRC front page).

 

 

What are they about?

     EBL eBooks:

The LRC houses over 4000 EBL titles, primarily in the areas of hospitality, tourism, events and food science, all of which can be read online for 10 minutes, or requested for loan

 

     Knovel  eBooks:

Approximately 280 titles, primarily on food science are available for reading or downloading

 

     Bloomsbury Food Library:

Over 70 ebooks related to foods, covering pre-historic times to the present day, including Food Cultures of the World and The Cambridge World History of Food

 

Borrowing an eBook

     EBL eBooks:

You can either choose to Read Online or Download a title
With Read Online, you get a free browse time of 10 minutes, after which you will  be prompted to either create a loan or return to the catalogue.
With Downloading a title that the LRC owns, you need to have Adobe Digital Editions installed. This software is installed on all LRC student computers but you will need it on your own PC or with the Bluefire app on your mobile devices you can then download and read the e-book offline.

With Downloading a title that the LRC does not own, a request for a 1 day and 7 day only loan is generated and will be subject to LRC approval.

 

     Knovel  eBooks:

You can either choose to Read Online or Download a title that the LRC owns.
With Read a Knovel title online, you need to have Adobe Reader software (installed on all LRC computers) or equivalent pdf viewer to read the title

 

     Bloomsbury Food Library:

There are no restrictions to reading material online.
The Bloomsbury Food Library interface is device-responsive, so will accommodate reading on a PC as well as mobile devices.Titles can be saved for viewing later by creating your own personal account.


How long can I borrow it for?

EBL eBooks:

 7 days (owned eBooks)

 

 Knovel eBooks

No limit once downloaded


Bloomsbury Food Library:

No limit.

 

How many people can borrow it at once?

     EBL eBooks:

No limit

 

      Knovel eBooks:

No limit

 

Bloomsbury Food Library:

No limit

How many ebooks can I borrow at one time?

     EBL eBooks:

No limit

 

 Knovel eBooks 

No limit

 

     Bloomsbury Food Library:

     No limit

 


Can I download the ebooks to my mobile device?

     EBL eBooks:

Yes. You must sign up for an Adobe ID here.
Then you can read the downloaded files using the recommended
Bluefire Reader app for iOS/Android

 

Knovel  eBooks:

Yes, as long as your device has Adobe Reader software


Bloomsbury Food Library:

No, however the interface is device-responsive making it easy to read online.

 








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