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All e-books are searchable via OneSearch.

The majority of them are directly accessible.

Other e-books are available, with different rights and possibilities, through two platforms:  ProQuest eBook Central and EBSCO.

E-books on these platforms can be read online and downloaded. To download, you must create an Adobe Digital Editions / Bluefire Reader account and install the Adobe Digital Editions / Bluefire Reader program/app on your device.

MLOL Media Library on Line - Unifi

The Online Media Library (MLOL) multi-vendor digital loan platform activated for the University of Florence allows the loan of e-books to be used on a pc, tablet, or smartphone (with the MLOL Reader application). 

From the Home page, by selecting the University of Florence and authenticating with the University credentials, each user can access 2 loans per month: Each loan has a duration of 14 days

The MLOL platform contains a wide collection of texts (textbooks, novels, non-fiction) by Italian publishers such as Adelphi, Bollati Boringheri, Bompiani, BUR, CLUEB, Egea, Einaudi, Esculapio, Feltrinelli, Flaccovio, Giunti, Hoepli, Laterza, Liguori, Mucchi, Il Saggiatore. There is also an open collection of freely accessible digital assets that collects uncopyrighted downloadable works, including classics, literature, and non-fiction.

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PandoraCampus is the multi-vendor, multi-disciplinary e-learning, and digital loan platform designed by the publisher Il Mulino for university students and lecturers. The users of the University Library System can borrow free of charge textbooks on linguistics and philology, music and entertainment, psychology, sociology, anthropology and geography, political sciences, business and finance, economics, law, science, and technology from the publishers Carocci, De Agostini Scuola, Hoepli, Il Mulino and Wiley.

PandoraCampus contains useful tools for learning and teaching, such as exercises, tutorials, and additional content.

A digital edition of a textbook can be borrowed for 3 months, together with all platform services and any resources that complete it. Each user can access two texts at the same time.

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The University of Florence has activated access to a customized collection of 180 textbooks in digital format by the publisher McGraw-Hill: 41 titles concern the area of Economics, 13 titles on Psychology and Sociology, 76 titles on Science and Engineering, 50 on Medicine and Nursing.

This is a subscription effective 15 October 2020 until 14 October 2021.

Access instructions and information

Access to ProQuest eBook Central and EBSCO

You do not need a personal account to read the online e-book or download individual chapters/pages.

However, to download an entire eBook and borrow it you need to have a personal account.

On first access follow the essential guidelines for using DRM eBooks.


last update: 27-Jan-2021
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