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Ebooks Help: Taylor & Francis eBooks

Using Taylor & Francis eBooks


  • For a summary of the book's contents, click the blue "About the book" button.
  • To read the book online, click the green "Access" button.
  • When this is clicked, a pop-up will offer further options.
  • "Quick access" allows you to view the book online, and print selected pages.


  • You can search for keywords within the book by entering text in the box at the top right of the page.

Downloading and printing:

  • Some Taylor & Francis ebooks are DRM-protected. If this is the case, you will see a small yellow DRM icon above the Access button.
  • A DRM-free title will offer two options: Quick access and Download a copy.

    Screenshot_DRM-free title

  • A DRM-protected title offers three options. You will need to open a PDF in order to copy and/or print.

    Screenshot_DRM title
  •   Unlike DRM-free titles, printing, copying and pasting are limited depending on the book.

Highlighting, annotating, etc.:

  • Possible with DRM-free titles on saved PDFs.


Features at a glance

Ebook function Yes/No/Explanantion

Read online?


Specialised reader software required?


 Read offline?

 Yes (see Downloading)

 iPad compatible?



Yes, whole book


Yes, though limitations may apply

Personal account?


HIghlighting, saving text etc?

Yes, on PDF

Online help pages?