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How to Download E-books

Reading EBSCO eBooks Online

It is easier to read EBSCO eBooks online using the PDF Full Text option.

  1. Download Adobe Acrobat Reader DC (uncheck the optional offers and extensions).
  2. Search for the eBook in our catalog. Be sure that the eBook limiter is selected.
  3. Once you find your eBook, select the link under Electronic Access.screenshot
  4. Select PDF Full Text.screenshot


You should now have access to your eBook.

Downloading EBSCO eBooks

If you would prefer to download the book to read offline, you will need to download Adobe Digital Editions.

EBSCO eBooks requires a user to verify themselves before downloading. Other eBook collections do not have the same restrictions. You will know if it is an EBSCO eBook if you see 'ebsco' included inside the hyperlink as seen below.

Follow these steps to download an EBSCO eBook:

  1. Follow steps 1-3 above to find and access the eBook.
  2. Select Full Download.
  3. Click Sign In / Create Account.

  4. You must choose to sign in with your Google Account (student email or otherwise) or create an EBSCO account. Using your Google account is faster and easier.
  5. Once you have signed-in, you can download your eBook and open it with Adobe Digital Editions.

How to Download EBSCO eBooks to a Mobile Device

Downloading EBSCO eBooks to a mobile device follows the same steps as non-mobile devices. Please refer to the following video:

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