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Online and offline reading pilot with Wageningen Academic Publishers

Published on
October 1, 2019

WUR Library has started a pilot project with Wageningen Academic Publishers. Articles and books from this publisher can be read online and offline through a built-in eReader on the publisher website.

The pilot project

The pilot runs from 1 October 2019 until 31 December 2019. During the pilot articles and books from Wageningen Academic Publishers can be read online and/or offline through a built-in eReader on the publisher’s website.

In this pilot, WUR Library and Wageningen Academic Publishers are working together to ensure fair use of licensed e-journals and e-books. The eReader enables WUR students and staff to share articles and books with people from within WUR.

How to use the eReader?

Through WUR Library Search

  1. Make sure you are logged in with your WUR account.
  2. Search in WUR Library Search for the book or the article you want to read.
  3. Open the record and click on "view eBook" or "view full text".
  4. You're redirected to book's record on the Wageningen Academic Publisher's website.
  5. Click on "Full-text". The eReader is now open and you can read the book or the article.

Through the Wageningen Academic Publishers' website

  1. Make sure you are logged in with your WUR account.
  2. Go to the Wageningen Academic Publisher's website.
  3. Search for the book you want to read.
  4. Open the record of the book by clicking on it's title.
  5. Click on "Full-text". The eReader is now open and you can read the book or the article.

The eReader offers many features. You can save the article for online reading, but also save the PDF on your device (laptop, tablet, etc.) for offline reading. You can also make notes or export the citation. You can read more about the eReader, its features and how to use it in the manual.

eReader Walkthrough

We'd like to hear about your experience with this eReader. You can email your feedback to Service Desk facilities.