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Ebooks: Using Marx Library Ebooks with Ereaders: Oxford Ebooks

Compatible Devices

  1. Kindle
  2. Nook
  3. Sony eReader
  4. Kobo
  5. iPad
  6. Android

Printing/Downloading Restrictions

Oxford limits printing saving and downloading of its ebooks to a chapter pages at a time and notes that printing is also restricted by Copyright law.


Oxford basic search allows you to limit to either All Partner Press or Oxford Scholarship Online. The advanced search allows searching by a variety of options, including full text, headings. bibliography, captions, abstract and chapter titles. You can also limit by date of publication.


Results Screen

Since the search screen don't allow limiting by content that the USA Libraries own, the first result screen will display titles that you may or not have access to. In order to make sure that you are only viewing content you can actually read, use the facets on the left and choose Unlocked, Free, and Open Access.  Then click on Submit. You can print, save, email or otherwise share these results from the top of the screen.

Oxford results screen


Complete Book Information

The book information page is full of useful data, from the abstract to the DOI (invaluable if you are using APA citation format).

Oxford book information

Downloading and Printing

Oxford books can be downloaded and printed by chapters only. Either the html or the pdf can be printed; the pdf is preferable. Choose View PDF to download and print the best version of the book chapter.

Oxford chapter page

Oxford License

Whenever you choose View PDF or the Print icon from the tools bar, a message about the Oxford license agreement will pop up. Click Proceed to download or print the chapter.

Oxford license