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What are Infobase eBooks?

Infobase eBooks are Web-based versions of Infobase Publishing's outstanding print reference books. As one of America's leading providers of educational materials to the school and library market, Infobase offers students, librarians, and educators authoritative, reliable resources supporting the curriculum across a wide range of subject areas. There are thousands of current and backlist Infobase titles available and almost all of our new publications will be available in both print and eBook formats—meaning we will be introducing hundreds of new eBooks on a regular basis. Infobase eBooks are a great choice for any library as they offer:

  • Perpetual access to your Infobase eBooks collection, 24/7 (an Internet connection and Web browser are required)
  • User-friendly, intuitive interface and easy navigation
  • Simultaneous, multi-user access
  • Cross-searching across all the Infobase eBooks your institution has purchased.

How often are new titles added?

There are thousands of current and backlist Infobase titles available and almost all of our new publications will be available in both print and eBook formats—meaning we will be introducing hundreds of new eBooks on a regular basis.

How long after being published in print are Infobase eBooks available?

The Infobase eBooks are available shortly after the print publishing date.

Are there any differences between the print and eBook versions of Infobase titles?

Infobase eBooks contain the complete texts of acclaimed Infobase Publishing print books. In most cases, images and graphics are included as well. Yes, any Infobase eBooks your library has purchased are fully cross-searchable on the Infobase eBooks platform.

Are Infobase eBooks cross-searchable on the platform?

Yes, any Infobase eBooks your library has purchased are fully cross-searchable on the Infobase eBooks platform.

Can I print portions of an Infobase eBook?

Yes, the Infobase eBooks platform allows limited pages from an eBook to be printed.

Can I copy and paste portions of Infobase eBooks?

Yes, users may copy and paste text from Infobase eBooks.

Can I get trial access to Infobase eBooks? How?

Yes, a trial "test-drive" is available for Infobase eBooks. This trial will allow you to preview the features of the Infobase eBooks platform by accessing a small, sample collection of eBooks.

You can sign up at any of the following URLs

Do you offer MARC records for Infobase eBooks?

Yes, customized MARC records are available.

What special features are included in the Infobase eBooks platform?

The Infobase eBooks platform includes the following special features:

  • Easy access from any computer with an Internet connection
  • Unlimited simultaneous use, 24/7
  • No access, hosting, or service fees
  • Easy integration into card catalog systems
  • FREE customized MARC records
  • Complete texts of acclaimed Infobase Publishing books
  • User-friendly, intuitive interface and easy navigation
  • Cross-searching across all the Infobase eBooks your institution has purchased
  • The ability to search by title, description, or full text
  • Helpful citations available in multiple styles
  • A useful dictionary tool that allows users to look up difficult words on the spot
  • Password-protected notes
  • Custom bookmarks
  • The ability to print, email, and save pages
  • The ability to link to a specific eBook, chapter, or page
  • Usage tracking and reporting for librarians
  • eBook Search Widgets
  • An archival PDF of each eBook purchased directly, which can be downloaded by account administrators.