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SimplyE for NYU Libraries

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

In-Book Features

Access Menu Bar

Tap the middle of the page you are on to access the menu bar. The following details the menu bar options.

Table of Contents and Bookmarks

Tap the icon with three lines. The tab "Contents" displays an interactive table of contents that allows you to not only preview chapters but also jump to a specific chapter. The tab "Bookmarks" displays an interactive list of all noted bookmarks. By clicking on a specific bookmark, you can jump to that part of the book.

Screenshot of the SimplyE application that display the Contents button of the "Table of Contents" of the book.  Screenshot of the Bookmarks button on the "Table of Contents" page.

Font Size and Brightness Settings

Tap the icon with two T's. This will bring up settings options at the bottom of the screen. This includes:

  • changing the font,
  • the background and font color,
  • the font size, and
  • the brightness of the screen

Screenshot of the SimplyE application that display font size and brightness options.

Bookmark Button

Tap the "flag" icon to bookmark the specific page you are on. The list of your bookmarks can be viewed using the "Table of Contents" menu option.

Switch between Simply-E Libraries

Tap the top right corner icon on any page. A list of all your subscribed libraries will appear. Click the library you would like use instead to switch between them.

Screenshot of SimplyE app displaying "Find Your Library" options that include: "The SimplyE Collection," "The New York Public Library," "Brooklyn Public Library," "NYU Libraries," and "Manage Accounts."