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Why E-book?

What is an E-book?

An e-book (electronic book) is a book in digital format. It can be accessed from a computer or handheld device. The University of Johannesburg’s staff and students have access to a range of e-books, some bought individually, others belonging to packages/collections.

Click on the links below for more e-book information:

How to find e-books: UJ Library Catalogue

How to find e-books: UJoogle

E-book formats

Downloading e-books

Free e-books

E-Books Tutorials

Online Reading Corner


Purpose of e-book display

  • It gives you a wide range of online books     
  • To assist you in selecting the book you want by theme
  • Helps you to navigate e-books
  • Have instant access to all your favorite titles and content
  • Access 24/7 from any location (on and off campus) with Internet access
  • E-books take up less space and you can't lose them 
  • It is portable, you can read anywhere anytime