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EBSCO eBooks: How to use EBSCO eBooks

Use this LibGuide to learn how to find and use EBSCO eBooks from the Archway collection.

Getting Started

To download an EBSCO eBook to your desktop or laptop computer for reading later, you will need to install Adobe Digital Editions software. The software is freely available at the Adobe website.

Minimum browser requirements are:  Internet Explorer 7.0, FireFox8.0, Google Chrome 16, or Safari 5.1 (Macintosh).  For further information, please click on the link above.

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Click here to navigate to the catalog.

Click the Sign In link on the blue tool bar at the top of the Basic Search page to create a My EBSCOhost account.

You Can Access eBooks from Home

When you enter the Library Catalogs from off campus, you will be prompted to enter your Jefferson College ID number (your V#) in this format:



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About eBooks

As a Jefferson College user, you have access to our large collection of EBSCO eBooks through eMO, an electronic book collection for MOBIUS libraries. The eBook collection can be accessed from the Library Homepage, under the Books, Movies, Music link. You can search the library catalog by clicking on the Archway logo and checking the box next to eBooks, or by clicking on the eBooks logo.

EBSCO eBooks can be viewed online and most can be downloaded to your computer (see the download EBSCO eBooks page for instructions). Depending on the book and publisher restrictions, up to 60 pages of an eBook can be printed or saved as a PDF file from within the eBook Full Text viewer (the number of pages can vary depending on individual publisher-specified limits).

Before using EBSCO eBooks, please check that you have the minimum requirements. If you plan on downloading eBooks you will need to install the necessary software. See the Getting Started box to the left.

Search for eBooks in Archway

Use this widget to search Jefferson College Library's eBook holdings.

Search the Archway Catalog for eBooks