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The SpringerLink eBooks collection covers subject areas such as Biomedical & life sciences; computer science; earth & environmental science; humanities; social sciences & law; and medicine.
SpringerLInk eBooks is a DRM free platform, meaning there are fewer limitations applied to books in this collection. For example, there is no limit on the number of users who can be reading a SpringerLink eBook at any one time.
Read Online & Download
When you link to an eBook in SpringerLink from Primo Search you will be taken directly to the book's home screen. On this page you will see book details and a navigable contents listing.
From the home screen you can:
Download the book in PDF or EPUB formats (PDF appears similar to original print version & EPUB enables page resizing options). You can then save the downloaded version, print as required and highlight/annotate the PDF version using your PDF reader software.
Search within the book using the search box that appears above the contents listing.
Click on a chapter title to view and read online, or select the chapter PDF link to download to a PDF reader, such as Adobe Reader. You can then save the PDF, print as required and highlight/annotate the PDF using your PDF reader software.
Note: SpringerLink eBooks can be accessed on a range of devices, the screen size is automatically adjusted according to the device being used, e.g. for tablets and mobile devices.