How do I search eBooks at EBSCOhost eBook Collection?
Enter your search terms in the Find field and click the Search button, or click Advanced Search for more targeted search.
How do I view an eBook online?
Click the PDF Full Text / EPUB Full Text link to view the book in the eBook Viewer tool. Click the Table of Contents link to view and download the chapters.
Note: If you are using a Mac, you will need to install a PDF Browser plug-in in order to use the eBook Viewer.Click to download the Schubert|it plug-in.
Read the Search and view with eBooks viewer for tips on searching and viewing.
How do I download an eBook (offline) to my computer?
1. There are some things you will need beforehand:
a. Adobe® Digital Editions 1.7.1 or higher is required for offline viewing. This free software can be downloaded from http://www.adobe.com/products/digitaleditions
Note: you are able to download or transfer the same ebook to up to 3 computers and 3 tablet devices/smartphones/ebook readers where either Adobe Digital Editions is installed and authorized with the same Adobe ID. Please read Adobe Digital Editions Home / FAQ for more information.
b. Create up an Adobe ID HERE (Please read Why do I need to activate my computer with my Adobe ID?)
c. Sign in to My EBSCOhost account.
Please read Create My EBSCOhost account to register and sign in to your My EBSCOhost account.
Note: The checkout period is up to 3 days.
How can I download EBSCO eBooks to my iOS and an Android devices?
1. Things you need beforehand:
a. Create up an Adobe ID HERE (Please read Why do I need to activate my computer with my Adobe ID?)
b. Register to My EBSCOhost account (Read Create My EBSCOhost account to register)
2. EBSCOhost app available free from the iTunes app store as well as Google Play
How do I transfer an eBook to a mobile device?
Please read Transferring eBooks to a Portable Device for more information.
Can I place hold on an eBook?
If the eBook you have chosen to download is in use by another patron, you can place a hold on the eBook . Enter your e-mail address in the field provided and click the Place Hold button.
eBooks at My EBSCOhost Folder
eBooks may appear in the folder in three areas:
eBooks:When you add an eBook to your folder, information about the eBook appears in the eBooks area of the folder, without the eBook being checked out. eBooks may be added to the folder by clicking on the folder icon in the Result List or Detailed Record.
Checkouts: When an eBook is checked out, it is added to the Checkouts area of the folder. If you have not yet downloaded the eBook, it can be accessed and downloaded from here.
How do I print / save / e-mail eBook pages?
Up to 100 pages of an eBook can be or saved for printing or emailing per user as a PDF file from within the eBook Full Text viewer.
- The number of pages may vary depending on individual publisher-specified limits,
- The option to print or save eBook pages may be disabled by your administrator,
- If you have reached your printing limit, the option to print or save eBook pages will be temporarily unavailable.
Read Saving eBook Pages for Printing or Emailing to print / save / e-mail eBooks pages.
Note: eBook pages saved as a PDF can be transferred to, and read on eReader devices such as the Nook or Kindle. Consult your device’s user manual for instructions on how to manually transfer files to the device.