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eBook Collections

Adobe Digital Editions

To download ebooks, you'll need to have Adobe Digital Editions installed on your computer. You'll also need to use Adobe Digital Editions to transfer an ebook to a supported e-reader device.

Download a free copy of Adobe Digital Editions.

A free Adobe ID is also required to transfer the ebook to another device, but not if you’re reading it on the same computer. 

On iOS and Android devices you can use the Adobe Digital Editions app, which is free from the Apple App Store and Google Play.

Downloading and Printing Chapters or Page Ranges

Printing or downloading a chapter or page range do the same thing - both options create a PDF that does not expire. The PDF can then be printed anytime or read offline.

ProQuest Ebooks

For most titles, up to 40% of the book can be printed or downloaded as a PDF.

Click here for more information about downloading or printing ProQuest ebooks.

EBSCO Ebooks

Depending on publisher-specified limits, up to 100 pages of an EBSCO eBook can be printed, saved or emailed as a PDF file (per user) from within the eBook viewer to be printed at a later time.

Click here for more information about downloading or printing EBSCO ebooks.

 

Notes:

  • Some titles may not allow for printing due to individual publisher-specified limits.
  • The number of pages may vary depending on individual publisher-specified limits.
  • If you have reached your printing limit, the option to print or save eBook pages will be temporarily unavailable.

Downloading Full Ebooks

Most ebooks can be checked out and downloaded for a period of 7 days.

ProQuest Ebooks

ProQuest Ebook Central offers flexible options for downloading content.

Download the book to computers, tablets, and phones. Select your device in the first step, and ProQuest will guide you through the rest.

Click here for more information about downloading ProQuest ebooks.

EBSCO Ebooks

  1. Select the book that you would like to read by clicking on “Download This eBook (Offline)” in the result list
  2. Select a Checkout Period and click “Checkout & Download”
  3. When the File Download box opens, select “Open” and the eBook opens in Adobe® Digital Editions.

Click here for more information about downloading EBSCO ebooks.

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