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Link to Resource:
|eBook Collection (from EBSCOhost)|
Please note: For download information, see the instructions.
Full-text electronic books (eBooks). Search over 45,000 eBooks, including publications from all of the major university presses. Many of the titles are reference books or computer books. Subjects covered: Agriculture; Arts; Biology and Life Sciences; Business, Economics and Management; Chemistry; Computer Science; Earth Sciences; Education; General Works and Reference; History: United States; History: World and General; Home Economics; Language and Linguistics; Law; Library Science and Publishing; Literature; Mathematics and Statistics; Medicine; Networking and Telecommunications; Philosophy; Physics; Political Science; Psychology; Religion; Science: General; Social Sciences: General; Sociology and Anthropology; Sports and Recreation; Technology, Engineering and Manufacturing; Travel and Geography. CHECKOUT PERIOD: 7 DAYS.
Links to individual books in the eBook Collection are available through InfoKat, the library system's online catalog.
Your EBSCOhost session will time out after 15 minutes of inactivity.
eBooks that are being viewed online can be “closed” and immediately made available to other users simply by clicking the Result List, New Search, Back, or Exit links in the eBook Viewer.
Limited printing is available; many books can also be downloaded (downloading requires registration and is limited by availability of the title). See the usage note below or eBooks Support for more information.
|Mobile Access||This resource is mobile-enabled|
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Users can now download eBooks in all eBook formats via mobile devices with the new Mobile 2.0 interface. Mobile users can also view checkouts in the folder, create and view holds, and view downloads via the Bluefire app. See more at Mobile 2.0 interface.
|Access information:||Resource is available on-campus or off-campus via EZProxy; Click the resource name to access it or here for off-campus instructions.|
|Fulltext:||Fulltext is available.|
|Research Guides:||E-Books Research Guide|
|Special usage notes:||
After you check-out and download your eBook:
To "Close" an eBook so that it is available to others:
Clicking "Detailed Record" or "Return to Search" if you are on the detailed record page does not actually close the book. If the book is left idle for 30 minutes, it will time out on its own, but using one of the above methods eliminates any delay for other users.
-- Supported Devices --
Downloading eBooks on EBSCOhost to iPad/Kindle Fire
iPad users can download the Bluefire app from the iTunes app store—just search for "Bluefire reader." For details, watch this short video tutorial.
Kindle Fire users can download Bluefire Reader via the Bluefire Blog.
(Users with dedicated Kindle eBook readers may transfer chapters to those devices by saving them as PDF files.)
For more information about downloading eBooks, visit the EBSCOhost eBooks support site.
When a DjVu plug-in is required on any type of machine: The DjVu plug-in may be required. You can install that plug-in using the eBook link or use this alternative link on a personal machine; the DjVu plug-in is not supported on the Libraries' computers.
If a new PDF opens each time you turn the page of an eBook in the eBook viewer in EBSCOhost, this can be corrected by changing a setting in Adobe Reader. To ensure eBooks are displayed in the eBook viewer in the browser window: