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Using Electronic Books (eBooks)

Purpose of this guide

The purpose of this guide is to assist in using electronic books (eBooks) subscribed by IIMV Library.

Subscribed ebooks database

Open access eBooks

Directory of Open Access Books

Search for open access books across many different academic publishers and aggregators.

Open Library

Short-term access to over 1 million books. Must create an Internet Archive account to borrow ebooks.


7,000+ Open Access ebooks from 90 publishers, including Brill, Cornell University Press, De Gruyter, and University of California Press, are now available at no cost to libraries or users.

Subscribed Online Encyclopaedia and Handbooks (Reference Collection)

Remote Access to subscribed resources

Remote access to the subscribed databases is provided through Proxy IP RemoteXs software.

Log in with your IIMV email ID at eLibrary Portal.

Please note that the credentials for the eLibrary portal are different from your IIMV Office 365 account. We do not recommend to use the same credentials for third party applications subscribed by the library. 

For technical assistance contact: library [at] iimv [dot] ac [dot] in

Connect via VPN to institute network to access subscribed databases.

For installation of VPN in your laptop / desktop, kindly contact: itsupport [at] iimv [dot] ac [dot] in