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The Graduate Health & Life Sciences Research Library at Georgetown University Medical Center

eBooks-Reading and Using

Welcome! This guide will help you interact with the eBooks in DML's collection.

Mobile Device

There is no app for Springer eBooks. In order to read Springer eBooks from your device online, please follow the website directions below.


In order to begin reading eBooks from the Springer collection website online, please follow the steps below: 

First, begin by opening the Springer eBooks collection:

Homepage of SpringerLinks books

Then, select a needed eBook. Expand the sections to find a chapter:

Example text Pre-rheumatoid arthritis

Next, you will want to select "Download Chapter" in order to view the entire chapter online. The chapter will open into a new window to view:

PDF of Article on rheumatoid arthritis

To learn how to bookmark an eBook chapter from the Springer website, please follow the steps below:

Start from the new chapter window. Hover your mouse over the top of the screen to see a set of options available to you. Select the "bookmark" icon to bookmark your place in the chapter:

Download chapter to computer