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Ebooks : Downloading Ebooks

General Information

All ebook collections allow you to read ebooks online using a web browser. This requires that you access the books through the library website, and also requires that you log in with your barcode and last name if you are off-campus.

Every ebook collection is different in terms of downloading, copying, or printing content. Some specific information for various providers is below.

  • CRCnetBASE: Ebooks will download to any device capable of viewing PDFs.  Or download the free CRCnetBASE mobile app to download ebooks to your mobile devices. 
  • EBSCO EBooks: Download the free Adobe Digital Editions to download ebooks to your own computer or ereader. Find compatible devices here: ADE website. Download the free Bluefire Reader app to download ebooks to your Android or iOS devices.
  • ebrary: Once you've selected an ebook, click on "Full Download", then create a free ebrary user account. Download the free Adobe Digital Editions to download ebooks to your own computer.  Find compatible devices here: ADE website. Download the free Bluefire Reader app to download ebooks to your Android or iOS devices. Chapters can be downloaded by clicking on Print, then Print to PDF. 
  • Project Muse, IEEE Explore, Sage Knowledge, Science Direct, and Springer ebooks will download to any devices capable of viewing PDFs.

Assistance with Ebooks




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