How do I read and print from a Springer Link e-book I have found in Primo?

How to read, download and print a Springer Link e-book

  • Click Download Book - preferably in the PDF format.
    You can choose to download single chapters of the book in some cases as well, like the example below:
  • The PDF will open in a new tab, then click the Print icon, usually found in the top right hand corner
  • Select the range of pages you wish to print and click Print

Advice on Off-Campus Access for Springer Link e-books

  • Click Log in on the top right of the e-book webpage
  • Select Log in via Shibboleth or Athens
  • Type in Aberystwyth University under find your institution and click Log in via Shibboleth
  • Enter your Aber Username and Password

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

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