eBooks or electronic books can be accessed anywhere, anytime and can be read on personal portable devices. Charles Sturt University Library purchases a growing number of quality eBooks to support teaching, learning and research.
No need to visit the library to collect books - eBooks can be accessed via the internet anywhere, anytime
No library fines - eBooks cannot be overdue, damaged, lost or stolen
No need to carry heavy books - eBooks can be read on many devices including portable devices (smart phones, tablets or eBook readers)
No need to place a hold or wait for an item - many eBook vendors allow multiple users to access the same eBook at the same time
No need to worry about bookmarking or highlighting - you can bookmark or highlight text without annoying another user