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EBSCO eBooks & Ebook Central

EBSCO provides 150,000+ ebooks

Ebook Central (formerly eBrary) offers 140,000+ ebooks)

If you see only the first page of an eBook in Adobe Reader or a new PDF is opened each time you turn an eBook page, this is probably due to a setting in Adobe Reader (or your PDF reader.) To correct this, change your setting to open PDFs within your web browser's window.


EBSCO Tips for Mac Users

To read eBooks online using the eBook viewer tool in EBSCOhost, Mac users must install the following PDF Browser plugin: Schubert|it  Read additional tips for Mac users from EBSCO.


Download Options

Both EBSCO and Ebook Central offer two download options:

  1. Full download requires Adobe Digital Editions software and is encrypted to view up to 21 days and then it expires. 
  2. Download pages or chapters, you get a PDF files that does not expire.  Each book varies in the number of pages that you may download at a time, so you may need to download multiple portions of the book.  You will need to open a new session and return to the book again to reset the counter on the number of pages that you may download.


Ebook Central Downloading instructions.

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