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Sabin Americana 1500-1926        ScienceDirect Journals & Books       Skillport 8i     Springer Link      Taylor and Francis    EBooks      Victorian Women Writers Project     Wiley Online Library     Women Writers Online     World Bank Gtoup eLibrary     Wright American Fiction (1851-1875)    


Sabin Americana 1500- 1926

Unlimited simultaneous users
Table of contents for navigation
Page through chapter with reader
Pages are images in the original format (right click to save a page image)
To print or download: click on Print/PDF
View/print current page in PDF format. View/print up to 250 pages in PDF format. This work contains 837 page images. Select 1-250 251-500 501-750 751-837 Or, enter image numbers and/or image ranges separated by commas. E.g., 1, 3, 5-7, 11-15.
You may also View/print current page in PDF format.
Or Reformat the page for printing (current page)
Download to EndNote not available


ScienceDirect Journals & Books

Unlimited number of simultaneous users
Table of contents available for navigation
You may click on a chapter title and read as a text file
Copy and paste is available in the text file
You may right click on text file to print the chapter
Chapters are also available as separate pdf files
You may save and print the pdf files, separately
There is no provision for downloading an entire book, although some items have a pdf downloader to download multiple files, limited to 20
Export to EndNote is available at chapter level: "Export citation"


Skillport 8i (formerly Books24x7)

Skillport 8i will ask for a login. Click on login and authenticate with CAS, using your IU username and passphrase and duo (phone or token)
Unlimited simultaneous users
Table of contents navigation
Read through text version
Search this item available
Copy and paste available
No download available (There is a provision for downloading some items; we do not seem to have access to this function with our subscription
Right click to print; prints one page at a time
Export references to EndNote is not available


Springer Link

Unlimited number of simultaneous users
Table of contents (and thumbnails) provides navigation
You may page through the entire book
Some books are not available
We do not have access to all items in the collection; also some content is restricted, meaning you can read it but not print or download it
You may download (or print) pdf versions of the text
Some downloads will be chapter by chapter; some will give the entire book
Printing is available only through the pdf files
Export references to EndNote is available


Taylor and Francis Group

Unlimited simultaneous users; Taylor and Francis has moved to all DRM (Digital Rights Management) free access on their platform.
Click on a title
Click on Access
Quick Access opens the book in a reader
Print available without limit in Quick Access (print All, Current page or a range of pages)
No copy and paste available in Quick Access
Download a copy (pdf format)
Full text available in pdf format
Navigation available in pdf format
Copy and paste available in pdf format
Print available without limit in pdf format
Download to EndNote available (Download Book to Citation Manager)


Victorian Women Writers Project

Unlimited simultaneous users
Show document information gives bibliographic details and permanent URL
View options: Text mode gives a table of contents for navigation chapter by chapter of the text Entire document allow you to view the entire work plain text XML gives another plain text version of the entire work
Print: The [Print] option allows you to print the entire document (when in text mode) or a chapter If you are viewing a chapter, the [Print] option will print the chapter You can also use the browser print command to print the work
Save: Use the browser's save as to save a chapter or Entire Document or XML version
Copy and paste available
Works are plain text only
No PDFs available
No images of the original print format available
No download to EndNote available


Wiley Online Library

Unlimited simultaneous users
A Table of Contents is available for navigation
The book consists of individual chapters in pdf format
You can print or download pdfs separately
There is no provision for downloading an entire book
There is no independent e-reader
The open lock means the book is available
Export to EndNote is available from Table of Contents: "Export citation"


Women Writers Online

Unlimited simultaneous users
Use reader mode icon to read the text
Plain text only available
No PDFs or original format images available
Copy and paste available
Figures and illustrations are noted but not included with the text
Print:Use the browser print function to print
Save: Use the browsers save function to save the text
No download to EndNote available<


World Bank Group eLibrary

Unlimited simultaneous users
Abstract available
Table of contents available (with pdfs of chapters)
Subscribers may print all content in eLibrary in whole or in part. PDFs may also be downloaded, shared, and saved in perpetuity.
You may use the resource on ebook readers such as iPads, Kobo, and Nook
User Accounts are available to allow you to personalize your eLibrary
Email citations available
Download to EndNote available


Wright American Fiction (1851-1875)

Unlimited simultaneous users
View Options: Text Mode - plain text of the work Image Mode - images of the original format of the work Entire Document - plain text of the entire document PDF - PDF of the entire document in original format of the work XML - text format
save PDF or text file available
No restrictions for saving or printing
Table of contents available
Copy and paste available
Show document information: bibliographic description of the work
Download to EndNote not available