DRM-free (Digital Rights Management-free) are online resources with copyright restrictions. They have or can be purchased by Deakin and are available for anyone to use within Deakin.
The library currently has DRM-free content provided by a variety of other e-book platforms – in some cases only small collections or individual titles – and these platforms may have different, or limited, features.
The following are some of the platforms and providers of DRM-free materials:
For more details on DRM-free, please refer to the A-Z Databases.
DRM-free books are either purchased or licensed by the library. Most of the library's resources can only be used in limited portions; however, DRM-free resources can be used far more liberally. For example, a standard e-book licence may only allow one chapter to be printed whereas an entire DRM free eBook can be printed.
Deakin Library has content provided by a variety of e-book platforms – in some cases only small collections or individual titles – and these platforms may have different, or limited, features.
Please note there are also OER available in this list.