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SimplyE for NYU Libraries

An overview of the e-reader mobile app SimplyE for NYU Libraries.

Find, Download, Read

Find Books

  • Browse our selection on the homepage
  • Search for a specific title by tapping the search icon on the top right corner and starting your keyword search
    • Note that the search works best with title and author

Screenshot of homepage where you can browse books in categories organized in horizontal lanes. An example of a lane cateogory is "NYU Press". Screenshot of searching the specific book title "Runaway Genres" in the search bar at the top of the screen.

Download and Read Books

  • Click the "Download" button to save the title in your bookshelf. You must download a title first before you can read.
  • Click the "Read" button to open the book and start reading. 
  • Click the "Return" button when you are ready to remove a book from your bookshelf

When you start reading, you can move through the pages by either swiping or tapping the right and left margins

Screenshot of the interface when you click on a specific title. The interface displays the button "Download". Screenshot of the interface of a specific title, after you download the book. The screen displays the buttons "Read" and "Return".