ScienceDirect books are mobile friendly!

sciencedirect_longDo you know that you can download one, selected, or all chapters from a book on ScienceDirect on to your computer or your mobile device? To find out how to do this follow the instructions on Elsevier’s Online Books Connect blog. 

The ScienceDirect site is mobile friendly too, so you can view full text online, or view/download chapters directly from the site via the browser on your mobile device. You can also download any HTML article or book chapter in Mobi (Kindle) or ePub format. This must be done on a computer and the files transferred to any eReader device that supports these file types. Instructions for ScienceDirect ePub and Mobi downloads are available online.

Access ScienceDirect via our electronic resources portal, Primo. Open the Find Databases link at the top of any Primo page and simply type ScienceDirect in the Name box. Use the link provided to navigate to the database.

Elaine Shallcross
Information Consultant, Law and Business
e.shallcross@abdn.ac.uk

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MAINTENANCE DOWNTIME: Scopus and ScienceDirect

A message from Elsevier:

“The next release for ScienceDirect and Scopus is scheduled for Saturday, December 1…[D]uring this scheduled maintenance there may be minor disruptions to some ScienceDirect and Scopus functionality.

 …In addition, we are excited to extend our full internet browser coverage to include Google Chrome and Safari…Firefox, IE 7, 8 and 9 are fully covered. Now users of these browsers can enjoy the full functionality of ScienceDirect and Scopus including Safari users on the iPad.”

Elaine Shallcross
e.shallcross@abdn.ac.uk