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E-books

E-book features by platform

Vendor or Publisher Can be read on iOS/Android devices Format Number of simultaneous users Download Titles
Loan Period Printing or email

Ebooks on Ebscohost (formerly called Netlibrary)

Yes PDF 1* Varies by title, requires account Up to 7 days Yes, sections only

ebrary

Yes

Optional Mobile App:
iOS, Android
Proprietary Unlimited* Yes, requires account Up to 14 days Yes, sections only

Safari

Yes

Safari mobile apps are NOT compatible with institutional subscriptions.
HTML/Flash 52 for all VA colleges No N/A Yes, sections only

Springer

Yes PDF Unlimited Yes, sections only Unlimited Yes, sections only

Oxford

Yes HTML/PDF 5 for the entire platform Yes, sections only Unlimited Yes, sections only

* For the vast majority of titles