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ebooks: Taylor & Francis

About Taylor & Francis

We also have a collection of ebooks at the University of Huddersfield available on the Taylor & Francis platform. . This guide explains how to find and use ebooks available from Taylor & Francis, and answers frequently asked questions.

Computer requirements

Adobe Flash is required to read Taylor & Francis ebooks online. 

PDF reader software is required for downloaded ebooks on computers and mobile devices. Taylor & Francis ebooks can be accessed with any PDF software, for example Adobe Reader. 

Taylor & Francis Frequently Asked Questions

Can I read a Taylor & Francis ebook online?

Taylor & Francis ebooks can be read online. 

Do I need any specific software to read an ebook online?

To read Taylor & Francis ebooks online Adobe Flash is required. If your internet browser does not support Adobe Flash then you will need to download the ebook to read it. 

Why does read online not work on my mobile device?

The Taylor & Francis read online platform requires Adobe Flash which is usually not supported by mobile devices. iOS devices . If your mobile device does not support flash then read online will not work.  

We recommend using the download option to read a Taylor & Francis ebook on a mobile device. You should be able to read the PDF in your mobile browser or choose another app to open the ebook.

For more information please see the help section about downloading ebooks.

Can I download to my own device?

Taylor & Francis ebooks can be downloaded to a computer or mobile device. 

Do I need any specific software to download?

‚ÄčTaylor & Francis ebooks are downloaded as PDFs which can be read using any PDF software. 

Can I download ebooks to mobile devices?

Ebooks are can be downloaded to a mobile device. Depending on your device you may need to install a PDF reader app.

On an iOS device a Taylor & Francis ebook can be opened using a PDF reader app.  To download, click download ebook. The ebook should open the PDF in your mobile browser. If you wish to open in another app, click open in from the top menu and select your chosen app (eg. iBooks, Adobe Reader etc).

Can I copy from a Taylor & Francis ebook online?

Text can be copied from the online reader version of a Taylor & Francis ebook. To be able to copy text you need to ensure the 'select tool' is chosen from the top menu bar. 

Select your text and right click or use a keyboard shortcut to copy the text. This can then be pasted into a document. 

Can I copy from a downloaded version?

Text can be copied from a downloaded ebook.

Can I print from a Taylor & Francis ebook?

Printing is available from the online version of a Taylor & Francis ebook.  To print, click the printer icon on the top menu bar.

A print menu will open with options to print all pages, the current page or a specific page range. If you want to print a specific chapter from a Taylor & Francis ebook you will need to know the page numbers and enter as a page range. 

Can I print from a downloaded version?

You can print from a downloaded Taylor & Francis ebook as you would with a normal PDF document using the print menu in your PDF reader.  If you want to print a specific chapter from a Taylor & Francis ebook you will need to know the page numbers and enter as a page range. 

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