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This collection can be accessed by an unlimited number of users simultaneously. Remote access is limited to USF students, faculty and staff. Non USF users can access the collection using a computer at the USF Library.
Book chapters are in PDF and may be read in the browser using Adobe reader plugin. Chapters may also be printed.
Search results are displayed at the book chapter level. From the search results page, you can view the PDF. The PDF may load in your browser window or it may open PDF reader software such as Adobe, depending on the software and browser plug-ins you may have installed. You can choose to download or print the PDF once it has opened.
Instructors can now request the USF Libraries to acquire e-Books for classroom support if they are available electronically.