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E-books: Downloading non-DRM e-books in PDF format

This is your guide to electronic formats, digital rights, and downloading library e-books for use on the go.

non-DRM PDF files

Downloading non-DRM PDF files (articles, e-books, and e-book chapters) is as simple as saving the file on your computer. Even though those files are not protected by a digital lock, copyright rules still apply and the files can only be downloaded for personal use - studies and/or research.

Below are some examples of sources of such material. The list is not exhaustive.

Oxford Scholarship Online

Please note the Copyright warning!

Credo Reference


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