TREN is a good source of theological dissertations, however they are not all electronic and they are not open access. The electronic titles are usually available at a low cost and can be downloaded as a PDF.
Borrowing ebooks: Browse or search for a book and then click on the "borrow" button. If you have not already logged into theologicalebooks.org using your Grace login, you will be prompted to do so. The book will be added to your checked-out items list.
You can then choose to download the ebook to the computer or to display it in your browser.
Downloading Software for Ebook Readers:
Instructions for installing Adobe Digital Editions:
1. Click on the Adobe Digital Editions.
2. Download the appropriate application -- Windows or Mac, depending on your computer.
3. Check box to accept terms in the license agreement and click Next to continue.
4. Choose a destination for software to be installed - most choose the default suggested.
5. Go to the folder where the downloaded file was saved and double-click to run the installer.
6. When installation is complete, click Close and Done to exit set-up.
7. Open Adobe Digital Editions and authorize.
8. Go to Menu/ Help/ Authorize Computer.
9. Complete the Authorize My Computer screen:
a. Vendor: Odilo
b. ID: your campus (email) login
c. Password: your campus password
10. Click on Authorize.
The Internet Archive is a non-profit digital library with millions of free ebooks, audio recordings, videos, images, and more.
To borrow an ebook first create an account.
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Choose the ebook you want to borrow. Select whether you want to:
To read it use the flip arrows, or select the headset icon to hear it read aloud.
Click Return now when you are done reading so others may borrow the ebook.