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E-books at MDU - a guide

How to find the library's e-books, which programs you need to read them and more.

Read a book online

To read a book online you do not have to create any special accounts or download any programs.

To access the collections outside of campus, log in with your MDU account.


Which programs do I need?

  • To download an e-book to your computer you need Adobe Digital Editions.
  • If you would like to read the book on your iPad, iPhone or Android you have to download an app to read books, for example Bluefire reader.
  • You will also need an Adobe ID.
  • In most cases you also need an account at the supplier, you will get it at their web pages.
  • If you choose to read a book online you do not need any accounts.

Is there a problem?

Do you have problems to access an e-book? For example a broken link or problems with downloading e-books?

Report the error to us at so that we can help you solve the problem!