Database Guide: EBSCO EBooks
Welcome to the EBSCO eBooks LibGuide. This guide was created to help you use our EBSCO eBook collection.
Up to 100 pages of an EBSCO eBook can be saved or emailed as a PDF file (per user) from within the eBook viewer to be printed at a later time.
To learn how to save, print, or email eBook Chapters, see:
EBSCO eBooks are online versions of print books that your library has either purchased or has a subscription to access. EBooks available via subscription are renewed annually for the library to retain access. EBSCO eBooks are available from all major academic publishers in virtually all academic disciplines.
EBSCO eBooks offer a number of advantages over their print counterparts. Users can:
If you’re interested in making a request for the purchase of a specific eBook for the library collection, contact the library.
EBSCO’s online eBook viewer supports reading on desktop or laptop computers and tablet devices. Our reader is browser-based, so there’s no need to download special software or hardware; users simply search, click and immediately start reading.
In order to download EBSCO eBooks to your computer or use the EBSCO eBooks mobile app, you must create a personal My EBSCOhost account.
To create a personal account:
Update: You may now create a My EBSCOhost account using your Google account, instead of entering your data.
In order to download EBSCO eBooks, you must have Adobe Digital Editions installed and registered on your computer. You may register the software without an ID, if you will not be transferring the eBook to another device. If you will be transferring the eBook to a secondary device, you will need to create an Adobe ID.
Adobe Digital Editions is a free download available at this link:
For Adobe Acrobat Reader Browser Requirements and settings for all supported browsers, click here.
For general browser requirements for the EBSCOhost interface, click here.
Internet Explorer versions 8.0 and older are not compatible with eBooks in EPUB format. To view an EPUB format eBook, we recommended these browsers: Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome or Internet Explorer 10 or later.
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