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E-loans

The Central Library of the CTU offers its internal users an option to borrow an e-book via a short-term e-loan service. This service is free of charge for the users.

 

Don’t you have your own e-book reader? You can borrow it in the library.

 

EBL

Ebook Central (Ebrary and EBL)

EbookCentral

  Direct access to the database       Remote access to the database (outside CTU, only for employees via VPN)

 

Quick guide

Creating an account and logging in for the first time

Every user creates a log-in account in EBL. Use your CTU e-mail address (e-mails outside CTU domain won’t be accepted).

An affirmative message will be sent to your university e-mail account. Confirm it and continue to login.

Viewing e-books

The user can view any book from the selection for 5 minutes. After exceeding the time limit, it is necessary to end the viewing, or to borrow the book.

Borrowing e-books

The user can view any book from the selection for 5 minutes. After exceeding the time limit, it is necessary to borrow the book.

The user chooses the loan period (1 or 7 days); the book is saved in ‘current loans’ folder where you can read it online or download it to your computer, e-reader, cellphone, and the like.

To read the downloaded books you need to install Adobe Digital Editions and to create an account (Adobe ID).

 

Notice
  • In case the pre-set financial limit for an e-book was exceeded, the system will ask you to fill in a form and send your request to the library for approval.
  • Books in the collection remain available even if they are borrowed.
  • Books in the collection will change continuously.
  • The service will be in pilot operation until the financial limit is exhausted.