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eBook Collections: EBSCO & ebrary

Guide for finding and using eBooks

Downloading Chapters from ebrary eBooks

ebrary: Downloading specific chapters and page ranges as a PDF (easiest, lasts forever, works on all devices).  You will not need to set up an ebrary account or log in. 

1. Open the book online
 

2. Click either the chapter download icon or the printer icon to create a PDF document


 

3. Select current chapter or page range option, then click continue
 


4. Save the PDF file and read it any PDF viewer, such as Adobe Reader, or transfer the file to other devices. 


Some ebrary ebooks can be downloaded as entire books.

Ebrary provides access to multidisciplinary content from academic publishers. To download an entire ebook from ebrary, you must access ebrary through the library website and be logged into your own ebrary account; login to ebrary or create your personal account.

See the Ebrary Support Center

Downloading Chapters from EBSCOhost eBook Collection

eBook Collection (EBSCOhost): Downloading specific chapters and page ranges as a PDF (easiest, lasts forever, works on all devices).  You will not need to set up an EBSCOhost account or log in. 

1. Open the book online by clicking on PDF Full Text

2. Select the chapter you would like to download


3. Click on the Save Pages icon 


4. Click the button for "This section" and click on "Save PDF."

You could email the chapter as well.

See the EBSCO eBooks Support Center

Download EBSCO eBooks onto your smart device


The Library has over 140,000 ebooks in the EBSCO eBook Collection.  These
include many interesting books from small and academic presses.  Almost all of them can be checked out and downloaded.The easiest way to view EBSCO eBooks is to read them online. Click on PDF Full Text to read the eBook online.

Here's how to get them on your iPad, iPhone, or Android device. You have to do these 4 steps just once:

  • Set up an EBSCOhost account (click on "Sign in" at the top of page)
  • Set up an Adobe ID. (Use this to authorize your device)
  • Install the free EBSCO eBooks App
    - iOS devices (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch) from the iTunes app store
    - Android devices from Google Play
    - Kindle Fire and Nook devices from this FAQ
  • Enter your Adobe ID information into your app.

You need to do the following steps each time to download an EBSCO ebook.
From your portable device:

  • Open your EBSCO eBook App. You will see Find My Library/Library Locator
  • Find your book(s). Click on "Download (Offline)"
  • Sign in (using your EBSCOhost account), click on Login
  • Click on Checkout & Download (most eBooks are available for 21 days)
  • You will get a message: Download successful Read Later or Read Now

Use Adobe Digital Editions instead of Bluefire Reader for Nooks, PCs, and Macs. Kindles are not compatible (except for PDFs of chapters).

If you need help, please ask for assistance at the Library Service Desk.