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e-books: EBSCO


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provides access to e-books from different publishers and covers a wide range of subjects.

Reading online on EBSCO

Computers on campus

If you are reading an EBSCO e-book on computers on campus, you do not need to download any additional software, just click on PDF Full Text or EPUB Full Text 

EBSCO e-books interface


It will open in the e-book viewer.


EBSCO e-books interface


Personal computers or devices

Reading in the EBSCO e-book viewer using PDF Full Text you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader DC.

If you select EPUB Full Text  EBSCO recommend Internet Explorer version IE 9 or newer. You can download the latest version from Microsoft.

Printing and copying from EBSCO

Copying and printing from EBSCO e-books is restricted and varies according to each title. You can see the copy/print entitlement in the detailed record view of the EBSCO e-book.

A limited number of pages can be either saved as a PDF file. 


The saved PDF pages can then be printed within the PDF viewer.

Can I download from EBSCO to a personal device or computer?

No, you cannot download EBSCO e-books to read offline.

If you are using an EBSCO e-books on campus or off campus you will be only able to select the PDF or EPUB option to read online via an internet connection.