About Askews eBooks

A collection of eBooks with an emphasis on UK published material, contains a number of British titles which are now out of print.

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Key Features

Askews is a free digital media platform which allows you to download eBooks. Askews strength is   British writers and publishers.

  • Have a combined total of ten Askews titles on loan or on hold at any one time e.g. five titles on loan and five titles on hold;
  • Checkout books for up to 21 days (you choose);
  • Place free holds;
  • Transfer eBook titles to your computer or portable devices such eBook readers and smartphones;
  • Askews eBooks are compatible with most eBook readers and mobile devices except the Kindle Reader and app. The Kindle Fire Tablets are fine. Please see Askews' Help/FAQs for more information;
  • Avoid late fees - the items self expire. You can not check back in Askews titles early.

Borrow with your library card and password / PIN

App information

Askews eBooks can be read using the dedicated app available in iOS (Apple) from the App Store and Android from Google Play. Askews recommends:

Askews books can also be read using Bluefire Reader (iOS or Android) or Aldiko (Android).

More information

In most instances your device will require another application to download loan titles from your library (unless you have used eBooks before). Here are some helpful links to get you underway: