Frequently Asked Questions about digital books
Les Presses universitaires du Septentrion and digital books
Since 2013, every single book published by les Presses universitaires du Septentrion is proposed in both paper and digital formats. Here are a few questions and answers that will enable you to better understand this new diffusion medium.
How to purchase a digital book on the Presses universitaires du Septentrion website?
Purchasing a book in digital format is as easy as purchasing it in paper format. Once on the page of the book you would like to purchase, click on the « Buy » button next to the corresponding book. A window will then open, with all the informations about your future purchase. Click on the « Proceed to checkout » button: if you already have a PU du Septentrion account, you will be able to access your personal account, otherwise, you just have to set up a new account. Select the desired payment method. Once the payment has been made and validated by les Presses universitaires du Septentrion, you will receive an e-mail in which you will find a link to download your digital book directly from the Presses universitaires du Septentrion website.
How to a read a Presses universitaires du Septentrion digital book?
Les Presses universitaires du Septentrion propose their books in PDF and/or ePub formats (should you need another format, please get in touch with us). We have made the decision to apply no digital protection (DRM) on our books, which means no use restriction in the transfer and the reading of the books on your computers, tablets, e-readers or smartphones.
Distribution platforms of Les Presses universitaires du Septentrion's digital books
Les Presses universitaires du Septentrion will finalise agreements with distributors so as to give their readers access to digital books in the best possible way. It should be noted that distributors can apply their own DRM (digital protection) on Les Presses Universitaires du Septentrion digital books. You can purchase our digital books on Google Play, the LCDPU website, chapitre.com. (Other platforms will soon be made available).
What is Les Presses Universitaires du Septentrion's policy on the diffusion of digital books?
Les Presses universitaires du Septentrion put their digital books for sale on their website www.septentrion.com without applying any DRM (Digital Rights Management) to prevent their readers from use restriction. This does not mean that books published by les Presses universitaires du Septentrion are copyrights free. Our books being submitted to copyrights, les Presses universitaires du Septentrion trust their readers to not diffuse their digital books on any, legal or illegal, information sharing platform. Copies made exclusively for private use are allowed for books in paper format.
What type of digital book do les Presses universitaires du Septentrion propose?
Our digital books are available in ePub 2 and PDF formats and can be purchased on our website (www.septentrion.com).Since 2013, ePub is the most widespread digital book format on tablets and e-readers, which is why we chose this format for our digital books.