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eBook help

EBSCO eBooks

Does your eBook look like this? This is a screenshot of an EBSCO eBook. Use this page to learn how to work with EBSCO eBooks.


eBooks at EBSCO features

  • Direct links to full-text eBooks
  • Notetaking capabilities
  • Copy & paste functionality (when available)
  • Printing
  • Emailing
  • Citation exports
  • Bookmarking
  • Web-based interface—no reader or hardware required
  • Offline downloading & reading

eBooks on EBSCO formats

When downloading EBSCO eBooks, you may see the ability to download eBooks in either PDF or ePUB format for some titles.

  • ePUB is an open eBook standard and file format that allows you to increase the size of the font, enabling you to optimize the viewing experience on desktop computers, smart phones, and tablets.

  • PDF does not allow you to adjust the text size on these devices.

EBSCO Mobile App

You can use the EBSCO Mobile app to download and read EBSCO ebooks.

Downloading an EBSCO eBook

Download an EBSCO eBook

You may choose to download an eBook to your computer and read it offline at a later time.

  1. Select Full Download for the eBook you would like to download.EBSCO ebooks results page displaying the book untamed by Doyle with Full Download circled
  2. If you are not logged into your My EBSCOhost folder, you are prompted to do so. You will need to set up a new account if you don't already have one.
  3. Follow the instructions on screen to download the book. You must have Adobe Digital Editions installed on your computer or device in order to download.