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Vlebooks in Library Databases A-Z

How do I log in?

Log in using your City username and password.

Are there any limits to the number of concurrent users?

The number of concurrent users varies on a title-by-title basis and can range from one to unlimited users.

This information is not shown when you log in to a VLeBook. If all licences for a VLeBook are in use, try logging in again 10 minutes later as a student may have finished reading.

VleBooks message, this book is currently being read by another user.

 

How many pages can I copy/print?

VLeBooks are DRM protected, the number of pages you can copy/print varies from title to title.  Many publishers will allow you to copy 20% and print 40% of the total pages but others permit significantly less. 

You can view your copying and printing allowance once logged into an e-book by clicking on the open book icon.

Section of the VLeBooks screen shows number of pages remaining for copy and number of pages remaining for print.

Regardless of your allowance full copyright law applies.

See City Library's Copyright guidance for further information.

Can I download VLeBooks?

You are unable to download VLeBooks.

Accessibility information

VLebooks latest accessibility statement and accessibility statement ranking is available through TextBOX ASPIRE.

VLebooks latest accessibility statement and guidance