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eBooks on EBSCOhost: FAQ

Resources for Staff Training, August 20, 2012

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I download an eBook from EBSCOhost to my eReader or mobile device?

  • eReaders must be compatible with Adobe Digital Editions to download eBooks from EBSCOhost.  View a list of all compatible devices
  • Kindle Fire, iOS and Android download the Bluefire Reader app.  Adobe Digital Editions is not needed, but an Adobe account is required.  
  • All users must create a My EBSCOhost account to download eBooks from EBSCOhost.

How long can I check out an eBook on EBSCOhost?

  • eBooks may be checked out for a minimum of 1 day to a maximum of 7 days.

Where can I go for more information about eBooks on EBSCOhost?

  • EBSCO's eBooks Support Center provides answers to frequently asked questions, user guides, and a variety of tutorials.

What other eBook resources does the library own or subscribe to?

  • LearningExpress Library (e.g. HESI), Safari Business & Tech Books, Springer eBooks, Virtual Reference Library, Credo Reference are also available via Databases A-Z On Campus and Off Campus.