The eBook platform of choice

Dawson’s role as a traditional library supplier continues to evolve, driving innovation to provide libraries, information departments and, most recently, end users with the content they require in ebook and new media formats.

Seamlessly integrating with the existing Dawson services and library workflows indicates the long term commitment and investment made by Dawson Books.

Working with the world’s leading publishers, Dawson has ensured that rich and diverse content populates dawsonera for the benefit of library users. Over 240,000 front list titles from more than 400 leading international publishers are now available to purchase or rent in real-time on the platform.

240,000 front list titles and growing

ebooks clearly provide new opportunities for improved learning and Dawson provides the total package, from acquisition to robust hosting; dawsonera provides a flexible lending model that permits multiple concurrent access for users both on-site at the library and remotely.

Key Benefits

ebooks clearly provide new opportunities for improved learning and Dawson provides the total package, from acquisition to robust hosting; dawsonera
provides a flexible lending model that permits multiple concurrent access for users both on-site at the library and remotely.
240,000 academic ebooks currently available, increasing daily
Over 450 leading international publishing partners and imprints
Integration with dawsonenter, our acquisition database
Read online or download ebooks with Adobe Reader®
Proposal or order via EDI and electronic order confirmations
OPAC-ready AACR2, level II MARC records (including 856 tag)
Integration at title, chapter or page level within the library catalogue, web page, virtual learning environment or managed learning environment
Interoperability with link resolvers, federated search and content discovery tools
Management reports including COUNTER book reports 1, 2 & 6
Integration with RefWorks and EndNote citation management tools

Access

Multiple concurrent access

Unlimited access

Remote access 24/7

5 minute preview of non-owned content

Print and copy permissions

Create personal notations and My Favourites

Sophisticated DRM

Authentication

IP Authentication

Classic Athens, Athens DA and OpenAthens

UK Access Management Federation

Shibboleth Federations

EZproxy, WAM or referring URL

CGI integration with library management systems

Library username and password