The EBSCO eBook Collection offers electronic books in a variety of subjects including religion, philosophy, history, social sciences, and much more. Click on the tabs to find more information about searching, features, technical information, and other helpful resources.
The EBSCO eBook Collection offers electronic books in a variety of subjects including religion, philosophy, history, social sciences, and much more.
Once in the EBSCO eBook Collection, you can browse by category (located on the left hand side).
There is a basic search available, where you can enter in keywords, author, titles, etc. If you want to do a more advanced search, click on the Advanced Search link under the regular search box.
An Advanced Search allows you to enter in more search terms and criteria.
Once you've performed a search, there are numerous actions you can take from the results page.
For more eBook features, check out the Features tab on this page.
Add to Folder: EBSCO gives you the option to store article and eBook records, as well as searches you've performed, in a folder. In order for these saved items to be stored after you log off, you must sign in before you add items to your folder. To sign in, you must create a free account by clicking Sign In and then clicking on Create One Now.
Adjust Screen Size: You can easily adjust the screen size using the 3-5 icons on the bottom right of the screen. These buttons give you the option to zoom in and out, fit the screen/reader, and even go into full screen mode.
Cite: Provides the citation to the eBook in numerous styles. The citation isn't always correct so please pay special attention to names, capitalization, dates, and punctuation.
Dictionary: Easily look up definitions to words.
Export: You can export the citation to RefWorks or other citation management systems. For more information on RefWorks, check out the RefWorks guide.
Permalink: This feature provides a permanent URL for the page you are on. It's an easy way to get back to the book/section when you need to.
Save/Email/Print Pages: You may save up to 60 pages (depending on the eBook it could be less or more) as a PDF on your computer or you can email the same amount of pages (a PDF of the saved pages will be attached to the email) to yourself. There is also a print pages option available.
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