On Thursday, March 5, the University is closed due to inclement weather. The Lauinger Library building is open on its regular schedule. The Lauinger Circulation Desk and Woodstock Theological Library are open with limited staffing. The Gelardin New Media Center will close at 5 PM. The Blommer Science Library is closed.
Libraries & Spaces
Springer E-Books Now Available to Download
Springer ebooks are now available for full-text download with limited DRM restrictions. Please note, only titles to which Georgetown has a subscription are available for download.
"Current trends show that the use of tablets and other mobile devices on SpringerLink and Springer for R and D are growing exponentially. SpringerLink and Springer for R and D support any device by automatically adjusting the site-setup that is optimal for the screensize of the device that is used to visit the site. Particularly on tablets and mobile devices the users prefer to get whole books.
Springer is pleased to introduce the ‘full book download functionality’ on SpringerLink and Springer for R and D in response to the high demand for this feature by our authors, researchers and our library customers. This new functionality allows users to download all chapters of a book in one go. Next to this feature, users can view an eBook on SpringerLink and Springer for R and D through the LookInside, and download the individual chapters as PDF and or HTML format. The chapter level and full book PDF is available to subscribed users without restrictions (no DRM). The LookInside always shows some sample pages to unsubscribed users, and the full chapter to subscribed users."