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eBooks @ Lund University Libraries

Cambridge Core is the new academic platform from Cambridge University Press that replaces Cambridge Journals Online and Cambridge Books Online and combines content from both. Please note that Lund University does not have access to all content on Cambridge Core. LU has purchased ca 2700 ebooks and subscribes to ca 500 journals (June 2021). To search the platform for titles owned by LU, refine your search by checking the box 'Only search content I have access to'. Please note that a small number of ebooks only have six (6) concurrent users. Cambridge Core is an open platform which means that you can preview abstracts, book descriptions, reviews, and content and index PDF's for all titles, but fulltext is only available for owned titles. For more information about Cambridge Core, please visit the Cambridge University Press YouTube channel.

Villkor för de digtiala läroböckerna (Cambridge Textbooks)

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Name Cambridge Core
Publisher/Provider Cambridge University Press
Subjects included Humanities, Social Sciences, Science and Engineering, Medicine, English Language Teaching
Type of resource Platform with ebooks in fulltext.
Fulltext format PDF
Accessibility Via IP address
Login authentication required No, not on LU-campus. If you are off-campus you will be prompted to login via LU's Central Authentication Service (CAS) with a Student Account or LUCAT-ID.
Number of concurrent users Multiple concurrent access (multiple people reading at the same time). Some titles with only 6 concurrent users.
Download required No
Must be borrowed No
Number of days for download - -
Download and read offline Yes, if the device supports PDF format and Adobe Acrobat Reader.
Download to a portable device Yes, chapters from CBO ebooks can be downloaded to a portable device, including the Kindle.
Copying You may copy and paste one chapter of an ebook, or up to 5% of the pages whichever is greater. This can be done for personal use for scholarly purposes, research and educational use. You are not allowed to copy and paste or download a complete ebook.
Printing You may make printed copies of one chapter of an ebook or up to 20% of the pages whichever is greater. This can be done for personal use for scholarly purposes, research and educational use. You are not allowed to print out a complete ebook.
Text to speech Yes, the PDF-files are compatible with text-to-speach software.
Export references Yes
Export formats File formats: ASCII, Biblioscape, BibTex, CSV, EndNote, HTML, Medlars, Papyrus, ProCite, Reference Manager, RefWorks, RIS. Citations can be exported directly to RefWorks. You can also email a citation directly to a colleague.
How do I suggest a purchase Students and staff: Please contact your faculty library.
Librarians: Se Förvärv av elektroniska resurser för mer info.
Restrictions Course Packs: You may incorporate parts of Cambridge ebooks in Course Packs or in Electronic Virtual Learning Environments, to be used by authorised students in the course of instruction (but not for commercial use) at Lund University, and hosted on a secure network (= only accessible to authorised users and authenticated via CAS). Each such item must carry appropriate acknowledgement of the source, listing title and author of the extract, title and author of the work, copyright notice, CBO Access Agreement v.1.3 4 and the publisher. Copies of such items shall be deleted by Lund University when they are no longer used for such purpose. Course packs in non-electronic non-print perceptible form, such as audio or Braille, may also be offered to authorised users who, in your reasonable opinion, are visually impaired. By 'parts' is meant one chapter of an ebook, or up to 5% of the pages whichever is greater.
Walk-in users: Users not affiliated with Lund University may be permitted access to Cambridge Books Online, but only within the physical premises of Lund University Libraries.
Interlibrary loan / Fjärrlån eBooks: Yes, librarians may supply the library of an institution in Sweden (but not outside) with a single paper copy of an individual document for the purposes of individual research or private study by an authorised user of the library. Any Commercial Use is prohibited (= all kommersiell användning är förbjuden). The delivery of the document can be done by post, fax or email. If done electronically the file must be printed out by the recieving library and the file deleted immediately after printing. This can be done during any given four-week period. By 'individual document' is meant a single paper copy of one (1) individual chapter of a book.
Textbooks on Cambridge Core (digitala läroböcker): No, ILL of these textbooks is not allowed.
Text and Data Mining (TDM) Policy