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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.

Ebook Central

Content: About 150 000 e-books within all subject areas.

Access the e-books from Ebook Central

Reading and downloading

  • It you want to download an e-book to your computer you need to download Adobe Digital Editions (not the same thing as Adobe Reader).
  • If you want to read the book at your iPad, iPhone or Android you must download Bluefire reader.
  • You will also need an Adobe ID.
  • You also have to get a Ebook Central account.
  • You can choose to read a book online, in that case you do not have to create an Adobe ID or Dawsonera account.


For most of the e-books there is a limit to print more than 40% of the book. You can see how many pages you are allowed to print by clicking at the title of the book.

Loan period

1-21 days. You can see what options you have when you download the book.


Some books have limited access that allows only one user at the time.