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How to use eBooks: Can't find the eBook you need?

Mae'r canllaw hon hefyd ar gael yn Gymraeg 

Why are some books not available electronically?

The University of South Wales seeks to continually expand its eBook collections.

There are several reasons however, why we cannot provide access to an eBook and not all books are available to buy. 

Sometimes publishers provide eBooks for individual private purchase only. 

Amazon eBooks and many textbooks fall into this category.

Libraries are unable to buy eBooks that are supplied for individual private purchase only.

Sometimes eBooks are available for institutional purchase, but not licensed for sale in the UK.

The costs quoted for eBooks on publisher websites are usually for individual private purchase models.

Institutional purchase models, when available, are usually much more expensive.

If you come across a book that you would like to see in electronic format, then please contact us and we will see what is available or be able to offer an alternative.

You can use this form to suggest a purchase for the library Suggest a purchase | University of South Wales

You can contact the Library through online chatemail or fill in the suggestion form.

Remember your Faculty Librarians are here to help too and welcome queries or concerns you may have about accessing eBooks and eResources.