Chemistry Drop-in Session

Start the new year by solving all your ebook worries!

Date: Wednesday 29th January

Time: 1pm – 2pm (pop in whenever you like)

Venue: Cybercafé, Department of Chemistry

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Got any questions about using ebooks? Come along and talk to the ebooks@cambridge team, who will be available in this informal session to answer any queries. We can show you how to find, access and download titles, and look into any problems you may be having.

Feel free to bring along your tablet, mobile, or e-reader – there will be Wi-fi available. We will also have a range of devices available for you to try. For more information see this poster created by the Chemistry library team.

If you are not sure where to go, go to the Department Reception and you will be directed from there.

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Bring your lunch for another drop-in session!

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Date: Wednesday 27th November

Time: 1pm – 2pm (pop in whenever you like)

Venue: LR5, Department of Engineering

Open to everyone – students and staff – no matter what your subject!

Got any questions about using ebooks? Come along and talk to the ebooks@cambridge team, who will be available in this informal session to answer any queries. We can show you how to find, access and download titles, and look into any problems you may be having.

Feel free to bring along your tablet, mobile, or e-reader – there will be Wi-fi available.

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Don’t worry if you can’t make it! You can always contact us at ebooks@lib.cam.ac.uk. Also, keep up to date with any news from the team by following us on Twitter or find us on Facebook.

For more information see this poster created by the Engineering library team.

Lunch time drop-in at the SPS Library

Date: Wednesday 13th November

Time: 1pm – 2pm (drop in whenever you like)

Venue: SPS Library on the New Museums Site

Open to everyone – student or staff – no matter what your subject!

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The ebooks@cambridge team will be available in this informal session to answer your questions and help you get to grips with using ebooks. We can show you how to find, access and download titles, and look into any problems you may be having.

Feel free to bring along your tablet, mobile, or e-reader – there will be Wi-fi available.

Don’t worry if you can’t make it! We have another session planned towards the end of November in Engineering. Alternatively don’t forget you can always contact us at ebooks@lib.cam.ac.uk.

If you would like to advertise this session in your library feel free to use our poster.

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dawsonera downloading arrives

dawsonera downloadingAfter a bit of a wait, dawsonera ebooks can now be downloaded to Android and Apple (iOS) mobile devices, including tablets, Smart phones, iPads and iPhones. Users will be asked to choose from 1 or 2 day downloads. Downloading to Mac computers has also been enabled.

Each of our dawsonera ebooks are available as either PDFs or as EPUB files, this depends on the publishers. Instructions for downloading these two file types are different and detailed in the online help guides available from this User Guide webpage.

Click on either Downloading ebooks to an Android device or on Downloading ebooks to iOS for step-by-step instructions. You will need to have registered for an Adobe ID if you haven’t got one already, you can do this from here. You will also need to ensure you have the Bluefire Reader App downloaded onto your device (for reading EPUB files) and the Adobe Reader App (for downloading PDF files).

You can still download dawsonera ebooks to a PC, laptop or memory stick and also to a Mac (although if the default PDF reader is Preview the ebooks won’t open, try installing and using Adobe Reader instead).

Click on this if you want to start downloading the whole ebookPlease let the ebooks@cambridge team know if you have any problems downloading dawsonera ebooks. We have had a go at downloading to an iPad2 and it worked for us but we understand there could be issues downloading to some Android mobile phones, we are monitoring this.

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JK

Lovely ebooks librarians go mobile in Psychology (with biscuits)

coffee biscuitsWant to learn more about how to find and use the ebooks which your libraries purchase for you? Have you got a Kindle, an iPad, a Nook, or a Smart Phone but aren’t sure which of the library ebooks you can read or download onto it?

Come along to the next ebooks@cambridge lunchtime drop-in session and bring your devices if you have one, otherwise just bring yourself! All students and staff are welcome to drop by and ask us questions.

Date: Thursday 7th February

Time: 1pm – 2pm (very informal, turn up when you like)

Venue: Student Common Room (next to the Library) in the Department of Psychology on the Downing Site.

Extra attractions: coffee, juice, biscuits & crisps!

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Going mobile again – ebooks drop-in sessions

Catherine Reid, Jayne Kelly and Rhiannon Taylor are going mobile again this term and will be holding informal drop-in sessions on finding, accessing and downloading ebooks. These events are aimed at students, academics and librarians across the University.

If you want to know more about how to find the ebooks we have in our collection, or want to download an ebook onto an iPad, Smartphone or e-reader, why not come along and ask us your questions?

There will be a chance to see downloading to mobile devices in action, and please bring your own mobile devices with you. Wifi will be available.

Come along to the UL North Reading Room between 11am and 12pm on Tuesday the 22nd January. If you can’t make this date, we will be holding further sessions in Psychology (7th February) and Law (date tbc) – more details to follow.

Feel free to use this poster and flyers to advertise the event in your libraries:

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See you there!

RT

Going mobile – lunchtime drop-in sessions

Catherine Reid, Rhiannon Taylor and Jayne Kelly are going mobile and will be visiting the Faculties of Engineering and History in the coming weeks to hold informal lunchtime drop-in sessions on finding, accessing and downloading ebooks. These events are aimed at students, acacdemics and librarians across the University.

If you want to know more about how to find the ebooks we have in our collection, or want to download an ebook onto an iPad, Smartphone or e-reader, why not come along and ask us your questions?

There will be chance to see downloading to mobile devices in action, and please bring your own mobile devices with you. Wifi will be available.

Come along to the Engineering Library on Trumpington Street on Wednesday the 14th November, or to the History Faculty (Seminar Room 5, 2nd floor) on the Sidgwick Site off West Road on Wednesday the 21st November.

Feel free to use this poster to advertise the events in your libraries.

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See you there!
JK