Skip to main content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

Accessing eResources: Dawsonera eBooks

Access eBooks

Dawsonera eBooks

Dawsonera have changed the way users access their eBooks, this now requires an additional application due to the digital rights management of the resource.  This means you can no longer download the eBook as a normal PDF and view it in a PDF reader.  You will need to access the eBook via an additional piece of software.

This change is only in relation to downloading eBooks, the 'Read Online' option is unchanged.

Please see the help guide below:

Adobe Digital Editions is available on all Ipswich campus computers, you can download it below for use on your own computer:

You can also use the following programmes to open Dawsonera downloads on your own computer or mobile device:

You will need an Adobe Digital Editions account to open the Dawsonera downloads.  Please view the video guide below to see how to create an Adobe account:


More help with Dawson eBooks

You can find more help about using our ebook collections on the Using eBook guide. 

This includes information about using Dawsonera, as well as other eBook collections 


eBook Central from Proquest 

Learning Services Latest Tweets