EBSCOhost eBooks can be checked out and downloaded to computers, smartphones, and other devices for offline viewing. For a list of compatible devices see Which portable devices are compatible with EBSCO eBooks?
Checkout period: Checkout periods may vary from title to title. In general eBooks can be checked out for 1-30 days. Once the checkout period expires you will not be able to open the eBook on your computer/device. NOTE: If you finish an eBook before your checkout period expires please check it in manually so that others can view it.
Before you can download an eBook you must have either a MyEBSCOhost or a Google account. You will also need an Adobe ID. You only need to complete these steps once.
MyEBSCOhost or Google Accounts
- From within the eBooks database, click on Sign In (on the blue bar across the top).
- Sign on to your Google account or create a MyEBSCOhost account.
- To create a MyEBSCOhost account, click on Don't have an account? Create one now (at the bottom).
Follow the on-screen instructions. EBSCO will ask for your name, e-mail address, a unique login name, password, and a secret question/answer in case you forget your login or password.
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