|Do I need to login?||No, if you are accessing EBSCO ebooks online from campus. If you are off-campus, you will need to be logged in to the VPN.|
|Instructions for reading online||See Guide. Watch the tutorial, Reading eBooks.|
See Guide. You will need Adobe Digital Editions (ADE) - click here to download this software.
Note: we have run into issues with Adobe Digital Editions on public computers in the library. Follow these steps: 1) Click "Help", 2) "Erase Authorization", 3)"Help", 4) "Authorize Computer", 5) Check "I want to authorize my computer without an ID."
|e-Readers||See "Supported Devices and Apps, "How can I download and read eBooks on my mobile device?, and watch the tutorial Downloading eBooks to Mobile Devices.|
|Format||PDF or EPUB|
|Allows multiple concurrent users||Yes, though each book has different restrictions. Some books are unlimited simultaneous use; others are limited to 1 or 3-uses at a time. The UC Library Search record for the book usually includes if access is limited. Under "View Online" there will be a link to the book and the phrase, "Access limited to 1 simultaneous user. Try again later if refused." If this phrase isn't there, most likely the book has unlimited access.|
|Printing/Copying||See Guide. Depending on publisher-specific limits, up to 100 pages of an EBSCO eBook can be printed, saved, or emailed as a PDF file during the check out period. Some titles might not allow any printing. More info here.|
|My Notes||When logged in to your EBSCO account, you can take notes. Look for "My Notes" in the upper left corner.|
|Citing EBSCO eBooks||See Guide|
|Browser Requirements||Minimum Browser Requirements|