desLibris Features

    Curated Canadian content searchable, shareable and accessible to everyone anywhere.

    Free Previews

    Previews for desLibris content are completely free. This allows you to get a good idea of the content before purchasing the Book or Stick It! Service.

    Interactive Reading

    Search within the text of the title or click on links within the table of contents or index to jump directly within the title.

    Link to Original Source

    All public documents  contain links to the original listing source *.

    * We don't guarantee the document is still there

    Stacking with your Library

    Sync with your university or public library subscription to access additional titles

    Your Bookshelf

    Your Bookshelf allows you to keep your research organized and you can share your bookshelf with others.

    Online Reader and Personalization

    Personalized research notes remain updated and available anywhere (on shared machines or on your own).

    Currency

    Books and Documents are added daily to desLibris so you can know you are getting the latest content.

    Curated Content

    Public Documents are reviewed for quality and then enhanced to improve search-ability

    Available on your mobile device

    Purchased and Subscription content is available on your Android or iOS devices with Sony URMS.

    Focus on Canada

    desLibris presents the Canadian point of view on any subject, from Aboriginal Affairs to Zoological Research.

    Professional Accounts Additional Features

    Share Content With All Account Users

    Previews for desLibris content are completely free. This allows you to get a good idea of the content before purchasing the Book or Stick It! Service.

    Add Your Own Content

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    Centralized User Management

    Documents Collection links are provided to the original source listing of the document. This service is available for any registered account.

    Distribute Content

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    Library Account Additional Features

    Discovery Tools

    desLibris provides libraries with everything they need to quickly put contents into circulation, including high-quality MARC records for every title, integration with major Discovery Services like OCLC Worldcat, Ebsco Discovery Services and Serials Solutions.

    MARC Records

    MARC records are vital for the integration of books in libraries.  A MARC record is provided for every book or document available. These records contain the URLS needed to link the record to the book or document in the library collection.

    Unlimited Anonymous Users

    Any number of simultaneous users may accessing the site.

    Ownership Models

    Books which may not be available on subscription can be added to a library site with a few clicks, so patron demand can be instantly satisfied.

    Authentication Options

    desLibris provides both IP Authentication and Referring URL security options.

    Add your own Private Content

    Host your own eBooks and course-ware. Available for a small fee or free depending on your plan.

    Suggest a Document

    If you know of a public document that we are missing you can use our Suggest A Document feature to ask us to add it. 

    Reporting

    Full usage reporting and statistics available.