eBooks & eRentals

Read or download library books online.

The library eBooks collection can be accessed from most devices that have an Internet connection, so you don’t need to be in the Library to read them.

There are many benefits to using eBooks including instant online access, the ability to search an entire eBook for specific keywords, download titles to your personal device. NB restrictions may apply when downloading/printing selected pages.

eBook Search

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This collection includes about 130 ebooks which the library currently owns.

Titles are accessed on an individual basis via Search + Find.

    • Business
    • Computing
    • Humanities
    • Science
    • Nursing
Browse eBooks & eRentals

Help using devices to download and read eBooks.

Only Postgraduate students with the exception of taught MSc in Computing students can apply for eRentals.

In exceptional circumstances when it is deemed necessary by a lecturer, undergraduate students and taught MSc in Computing students can apply for e Rentals. If undergraduate students and taught MSc in Computing students wish to borrow eRentals, you must ask your Lecturer to contact Janice.Margey@lyit.ie for further information.

eRentals can provide a cost-effective/instant alternative to borrowing hard copy titles through our interlibrary loan service, you can access Dawsonera here then browse through the eBook collection. Once you find the title you can select it to rent by clicking on the small rental icon beneath the book.

Please email the library if you would like a one-to-one demonstration on accessing eRentals.