books to ebooks

Payment & delivery

Your requested eBook is carefully scanned using special book scanners at a high resolution. Then the digital images are merged into a single file in PDF format.

  • Use your standard software (Adobe Acrobat Reader), to read the eBook on-screen, zoom in to the image or navigate through the book.
  • Print single pages or the entire book.

Benefit from automatic text recognition! A special process of automatic text recognition is applied after your requested book is scanned:

  • Use the full text search of individual terms.
  • Copy the images and parts of the text to other applications (e.g. word processors).
  • Save the entire text as a text file and edit it.


  Including OCR Without OCR
Entire document (PDF file) 0,40 € 0,30 €
Single images (TIFF e JPEG 300 dpi) - 1 €

Documents larger than A4: price on request

Additional information regarding your order

  • We wish to point out that automatic text recognition (OCR) does not fully provide perfect results and inaccuracies can occur especially with older books.
  • By ordering you accept the Terms and Conditions.
  • Digitised items will be made freely available via the National Library digital repository.

Payment options

Benefit from the various options of online payment:

  • Direct payment by all leading credit cards providers (Visa, Mastercard, Diners Club, American Express), Maestro and Paypal.
  • Cash on delivery
  • You can alternatively pay by invoice. You will receive the precise details you need for your transfer after placing your order directly on your personal EOD customer page.


Shipment schedule: We endeavour to digitise and ship the book within two weeks. For longer shipment schedules we will inform you immediately.  
Shipment options: Normally, our eBook will be available to you to download via the Internet immediately after payment. This link exists for two months. Thus you can immediately work with your eBook.  

You can also choose shipment on a data carrier (CD-ROM or DVD, depending on the size of the file), subject to a surcharge:

  • Portugal: EUR 7.26
  • Other European Countries: EUR 16.94
  • Worldwide: EUR 19.36

Sale or return

Unfortunately, returning eBooks is not possible, as the products are not suitable for this due to their nature.

 POD - Print on Demand

  • In addition to the digital form, the requested book will be reprinted in classic paperback and shipped right to you.
  • Therefore, the scanned images will be additionally processed and printed by a "print on demand" service provider.

Price: The price consists of a reprint price and a reprint delivery price.

  • Reprint price: EUR 6 plus EUR 0,02 / page
  • Reprint delivery price:
    • A, D, CH, B, FL, L, NL: EUR 0
    • Rest of Europe: EUR 8
    • Worldwide: EUR 14

Shipment schedule for reprint: 4-10 days after successful payment