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EBSCO eBooks: eBooks Basics

eBook Requirements

Adobe Digital Editions

In order to download EBSCO ebooks, you must have Adobe Digital Editions installed on your computer. You will also need to use Adobe Digital Editions to transfer an ebook to a supported portable eReader device.

Adobe Digital Editions is a free download available at this link:
http://www.adobe.com/products/digital-editions/download.html

Recommended Browser Settings for EBSCO ebooks
  • For Adobe Acrobat Reader Browser Requirements and settings for all supported browsers, click here.

  • For general browser requirements for the EBSCOhost interface, click here.

  • Internet Explorer versions 8.0 and older are not compatible with ebooks in EPUB format. To view an EPUB format ebook, we recommended these browsers: Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome or Internet Explorer 10 or later.

eBooks Tutorials

This tutorial demonstrates how to search for ebooks and read them online using the ebook Viewer.

This tutorial demonstrates how to download ebooks and transfer them to a compatible eReader device with Adobe Digital Editions.

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eBook Viewer

EBSCO’s updated online ebook viewer supports reading on desktop or laptop computers and tablet devices. Our reader is browser-based, so there’s no need to download special software or hardware; users simply search, click and immediately start reading.

Supported Devices and Apps

EBSCO ebooks are compatible with:

  • Desktop Computers
  • iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch
  • Android Phones and Tablets
  • ebook Readers that support Adobe DRM
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ebook Apps:

  • EBSCO ebooks Mobile App (NEW!)
  • BlueFire

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EBSCO Information Services

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