How do I read and print from an Academic Library e-book I have found in Primo?

Read an Academic Library e-book

You can read an Academic Library e-book through your web browser.

Navigate the e-book via the contents tab on the left of screen

Academic Library content tab

Or go directly to pages with the go to box.

Academic library go to box

Creating a personal account by clicking on Personal Login will allow you to create notes and access a personal bookshelf (do NOT use your Aber password to create the account)

Print / copy from an Academic Library e-book

You can print one page at a time:

  • In Google Chrome or Internet Explorer click the right mouse button and select print.
    Academic Library printing selection
  • In Firefox click the printer icon in the top right corner

You can copy text by highlighting the text and clicking the right mouse button and selecting copy.

View an Academic Library e-book off-campus

After clicking view online, click on Your institution Login on the left hand menu and select Aberystwyth University. You will then be prompted for your Aber username and password via Shibboleth.

Alternatively, you can set up a VPN which bypasses the need to sign in. More information can be found here.

Contact for this page:
Information Services, Aberystwyth University, Hugh Owen Library, Penglais, Aberystwyth, SY23 3DZ
Tel: 01970 62 2400 Email: