An e-book is a book in digital format. Throughout history, books have been hand scribed texts, mass-printed with movable type, read aloud as audio books, photocopied, purchased, borrowed, annotated and indexed. And now books can be read online on a wide variety of devices anywhere, anytime!
As well as print books, RMIT University Library provides access to thousands of e-books in a variety of subject areas. You can access e-books wherever and whenever you need them.
Explore this guide to learn how to find and use e-books and e-textbooks and how to get e-book readers.
What are e-books in academic libraries? How do they work? Why are they different? Watch this short video to find out.