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eBooks @ Lund University Libraries: De Gruyter Online


More than 120,000 ebooks, journals, and electronic products are available on De Gruyter Online, as well as millions of entries from electronic journals, ebooks and databases. De Gruyter Online is an open platform which means that you can see the abstract for all titles, but fulltext is only available for owned titles.

Please note that Lund University Libraries does not have access to all ebooks on De Gruyter Online. Access Icons to show the level of access a user has to a piece of content are displayed on all relevant levels, from titles down to chapters and articles as well as issue lists of journals. A green open padlock icon means that LU has Full Access Full Access

LU has also purchased reference works and databases on De Gruyter:

De Gruyter offer many titles that are Open Access, here are a few examples:

Information

Name De Gruyter Online
Publisher/Provider Walter de Gruyter
Subjects included Humanities, Social Sciences, Law and STM.
Type of resource Platform with ebooks
Fulltext format An entire ebook can be downloaded in PDF and EPUB, and individual chapters in 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).
Download required Yes, chapters (PDF) must be downloaded. Some books can be downloaded in ePub format.
Must be borrowed No
Number of days for download - -
Download and read offline Yes
Download to a portable device Yes
Copying You may make individual print-outs or electronic copies of individual pages, articles or chapters which do not constitute more than a small proportion of the work and of the contents available.
Printing You may make individual print-outs or electronic copies of individual pages, articles or chapters which do not constitute more than a small proportion of the work and of the contents available.
Text to speech No
Export references Yes
Export formats Citation formats: APA, MLA, Chicago
How do I suggest a purchase Students and staff: Please contact your faculty library.
Librarians: Se Förvärv av elektroniska resurser för mer info.
Restrictions Walk-in users: Users not affiliated with Lund University may be permitted access to De Gruyter Online, but only within the physical premises of Lund University Libraries.
Course Packs: Yes registered students and staff may use appropriate parts of the contents to produce printed seminar or course material for use without fee by other registered students and staff within Lund University. It is not permitted to use these materials for re-sale or distribution or to pass them on in any other way, especially against fee or for any other commercial purpose. Such materials shall include the author or other creator, the source, the restrictions of use and a notification of copy right for the publisher.
Interlibrary loan / Fjärrlån Yes, librarians may supply another library of an institution with a printout of a single journal article or a book chapter, but only as a paper copy, electronic copies may not be made. The delivery of the document can be done by fax or post, sending documents via e-mail is not permitted.
Text and Data Mining (TDM) Policy  
Miscellaneous De Gruyter has partnered with Copyright Clearance Center's RightsLink service to offer a variety of options for reusing the licensed content.