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Ellibs

Log in to Ellibs

SAMK Library has purchased Ellibs e-books for students and staff. Use Finna to find an e-book or search or browse the collection in Ellibs. The e-books can be downloaded and some of the books are available for reading online.

How to log in:

  • Go to Ellibs.
  • Click In English if needed.
  • Click Log in.
  • Check I accept the storage and management of my personal information....
  • Click Haka Login.
  • Click In English if needed.
  • Select Satakunta University of Applied Sciences.
  • Click Create an account.
  • Log in with your SAMK user ID.

How to read an e-book online

Some of the e-books are available for reading online. Find the e-book and read in your browser. To find a certain e-book click Search content. To browse all e-books select Sort. Click Instructions for help.

How to download an e-book to your device

The free Adobe Digital Editions software is needed on your computer. The software must be installed before downloading an e-book. Bluefire app is needed on tablets and mobile devices.

In Ellibs, Click In English (if needed) and Readers. Read installation instructions for computers, tablets and mobile devices.

You should also create an Adobe ID account. With an Adobe ID account, various reader programs will identify you as the same user. If you want to read borrowed books on multiple devices, such as a computer and mobile phone, you can use this ID to transfer reading rights from device to device. Adobe ID is not needed if you read e-books on a single computer. Adobe ID is needed on tablets.

You can create an Adobe ID account in two ways: on the Adobe website or after installing Adobe Digital Editions.

How to download an Ellibs e-book:

  • Find the book by searching or browsing the collection.
  • Click the book to see if it is available. If not, you can reserve the book.
  • Choose a loan time and Download.
  • Save the file URLLink.acsm to your device.
  • Double-click the file. It should open in Adobe Digital Editions (computer) or Bluefire app (mobile). If your computer does not open the file in Adobe Digital Editions, please read instructions.
  • The e-book will be downloaded to your device and opened in Adobe Digital Editions.

See Instructions and solutions to common e-book downloading problems for help.

The e-book file will be available to read during the selected loan time. After the due date the e-book can't be opened and you can download the e-book again. There is no need to return the e-book but you can do so by following the instructions in the user manual (see Ellibs instructions).