Answered By: Kristen Koob
Last Updated: Sep 27, 2016     Views: 31


You can access over 1 million e-books via HOLLIS+. Please note that we are not able to offer a model in which you can download the titles to an e-reader app such as Kindle (see below for more details). Titles with e-versions available will have a View Online button like this book:



  • E-books are licensed by the Harvard Library from various companies. Depending on the licensing, there may be a limit to the number of people who can concurrently view a certain book. In this example, up to 3 people can view Hard Times at the same time:


  • The number of pages of a book you can download may also be restricted depending on the license.
  • In some cases, there are no concurrent user or download restrictions, but you will still usually have to download each section of book separately if you want to read the book offline. Sections usually include a title page, table of contents and each chapter like this example:



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