Finding and Using Ebooks

Highlights electronic books available through the University of Arkansas Libraries

About Taylor & Francis Ebooks

Taylor & Francis Logo

The Libraries have two kinds of ebooks on the Taylor & Francis platform:

  • individual titles that are owned outright
    These titles have the designation "Taylor and Francis electronic books" in the library catalog. 
  • "try before you buy" (evidence-based acquisition) collections in the fields of business, computer science, and leadership. High-use titles are purchased at the end of the fiscal year.
    These titles have the designation "Taylor and Francis electronic books EBA" in the library catalog.

The Basics: Taylor & Francis Ebooks

Where can I find them?

Most are in the library catalog and in QuickSearch

How many simultaneous users?

Titles are licensed for unlimited users. 

Do I need a special account?

No. 

Are there download or print limits? 

Individual chapters or some entire books may usually be downloaded in PDF format. 

Can I read offline? 

Yes, individual chapters or some entire books may usually be downloaded in PDF format. 

Is special software needed? 

No.

How long may I check a book out to read offline?

Individual chapters or some entire books downloaded to your device are available indefinitely. 

Read Online

Look for the Read Online button to navigate through book chapters online. 

No Read Online button?  That means our library does not currently have access to this book on the Taylor & Francis platform.  Check the library catalog or QuickSearch for other availability or place an Interlibrary Loan (ILLiad) request. 

Taylor and Francis rdead Online button

Read Offline

Look for the Download  button to download the entire book or browse the table of contents to download individual chapters. 

No download button?  That means our library does not currently have access to this book on the Taylor & Francis platform.  Check the library catalog or QuickSearch for other availability or place an Interlibrary Loan (ILLiad) request. 

Taylor and Francis Download button

Linking for Classroom Use

The site allows multiple users to read the ebook at a time.

Because some ebooks on the Taylor & Francis platform are "try before you buy" titles, be sure and check with Course Reserves if you want the Libraries to obtain permanent access. 

  1. Grab the book URL in your browser bar.
  2. Athenize your link to guarantee access for remote users.