Answered By: Tressa Santillo
Last Updated: Aug 04, 2017     Views: 36

The answer to these questions are set by the Commonwealth eBook Collections Steering Committee and vary depending on the product.
 

Axis360​

  • One-book-one user lending model
  • Up to 3 titles can be checked out at the same time by a patron
  • Axis360 titles can be checked out for up to 14 days with an additional 14-day renewal period
  • Renewals are unlimited unless another patron has placed a hold on that title
  • Patrons can place up to 5 holds at a time
  • Once a title on hold is available, patrons have 3 days to check it out​

BiblioBoard

  • Unlimited simultaneous use
  • The same title can be read by multiple patrons at the same time
  • Titles can be read as-is on the screen (no formal "checkout" or "return" process)

Ebook Central

  • Short-term loan lending model
  • Titles are accessible for 24 hours once they're downloaded but can be downloaded again after the titles expire
  • The same title can be read by multiple patrons at the same time
  • Titles can be read as-is on the screen (no formal "checkout" or "return" process)