The EBSCO eBooks collection provides access to a large collection of titles on a range of subject areas. Many eBooks from the EBSCO collection are controlled by DRM (Digital Rights Management), so there may be limits on the number of concurrent users per title, there will be limits on printing and copying and to download the book to read offline you will need special software.
More information on using EBSCO eBooks can be found in the EBSCO eBooks Guide
EBSCO eBooks provide an online reader that does not require any special software and can be used on computers and tablet devices.
From the left hand navigation panel in the online reader you can access a contents listing, search within the book and view any saved notes. To save notes in the EBSCO eBooks online reader you must have an EBSCOhost personal account. See Downloading for information on how to create an account.
From the menu of icons along the top of the online reader you can:
For more information watch the Reading EBSCO eBooks video
You must have a personal account in EBSCO before you can download an EBSCO eBook. To create a personal account:
You will also need to have the free e-book reading software Adobe Digital Editions installed on your computer before you can download an EBSCO eBook. Note that after installing Adobe Digital Editions you will be prompted to create a free Adobe ID, this is required if you need to transfer a downloaded eBook to another device.
The full download feature is available for many EBSCO eBooks, however you will not be able to download those books which allow only limited concurrent users.
Download an EBSCO eBook:
Select required page range or chapter to be downloaded from pop up box and click download PDF- keep in mind that there is a limit to the number of pages that can be downloaded, download limits vary by title.
For more information please see: Checking Out and Downloading EBSCO eBooks
Reading EBSCO eBooks in EBSCOhost
Downloading EBSCO eBooks
EBSCO eBooks can be downloaded to, and read on your mobile device using the free Adobe Digital Editions app, available for both Android and iOS devices (use the Safari browser on iOS devices). In addition to the app you will also need an Adobe ID. After installing the Adobe Digital Editions app authorise it by entering your Adobe ID.
For more information please refer to the EBSCOhost help page: How can I download and read eBooks on my mobile device?