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Guide to using e-books subscribed to by the London Business School Library




An e-book platform providing access to academic books from the world's leading publishers. The Library has a tailored collection which can be accessed via the library catalogue or directly via the VLeBOOK platform. 


Staff, Students & Faculty


Access on and off campus via library catalogue or Library LibGuide 


The Read Online mode will allow you to print a limited proportion by clicking on the “Print” button on the right hand side of the screen. A window will open displaying your print allowance for that book.

The Read Online mode will allow you to copy a limited proportion of the eBook by clicking on the “Copy” button on the right hand side of the screen

Please note: It is not possible to print or copy from the downloaded version of a VLeBook.


VLeBOOKS e-books may be downloaded or read online 

Downloaded books will remain on your device for one or more days, depending on the download periods offered

Adobe Digital Editions is required to view the e-book

Save books to your bookshelf by clicking on the star icon next to the title

Placing a Hold on an E-Book

If the eBook you require is being used by another user, you can place a hold on the title by entering your LBS email in the box when prompted

When the eBook is available, you are notified via the e-mail

You can also view your downloads and reserved e-books by going to VLeBOOKS and clicking on the My Account option (right-hand side)

Downloading to iOS/Android devices

To download you will need to install the VLeBooks app, and create a free account called Adobe ID when prompted. The VLeBooks app can be downloaded from the Apple App or Google Play Store 

Select the download option and the length of download you require, when the download link has been generated “Click here to download”

Further help information is available on the VLeBooks website 


Search our catalogue


E-Books are listed in the Library Catalogue. 
Click on the URL link in the record.
If there is no e-book version of a book that you need
email as we may be able to help.