ebooks on EBSCOhost FAQ

What is eBooks on EBSCOhost?

eBooks on EBSCOhost is a platform that provides access to full-text, scholarly ebooks covering a broad range of academic subject areas and topics. eBooks on EBSCOhost includes thousands of full-text titles, many from university presses, plus classic titles from Project Gutenberg.

How can I access eBooks on EBSCOhost?

EBSCOhost ebooks are found in Regis University Library's online catalog, Lumen, or via the the eBooks on EBSCOhost link in the A-Z Database List.  Most ebooks in this collection may be viewed or "checked out" by one person at a time. Thirty minutes after a book is closed or "checked in" another user can access it.

May I print or download an EBSCOhost ebook?

EBSCOhost allows you to print up to 60 pages per ebook. 
Some titles are available for download. To download an ebook:

  • Download Adobe Digital Editions (free) to your computer or mobile device;
  • Click on the Download this Book link on the left side of the ebook record within EBSCOhost;
  • Log into your EBSCOhost account or create one if you do not already have one. (This is not your RegisNet account; it is a separate account unique to EBSCOhost);
  • You can keep the downloaded or "checked out"  book for between 1 and 7 days.

How do I check an eBook back in??

There are instructions from EBSCOhost to do check an ebook back in.

Is there a way to keep track of books or chapters I use frequently?

Yes. Once you've signed into your EBSCOhost account, you can add ebooks to your folder, make annotations, or set bookmarks.

Does eBooks on EBSCOhost have a citation tool?

Yes. Use the Cite link on the Tools menu. Be aware that the EBSCOhost citations are created by a computer, and may have errors. 

Can I read EBSCOhost ebooks on my mobile device? 

Yes. You will need to download Adobe Digital Editions and Bluefire Reading App.
Instructions for Android devices: 
Instructions for Apple devices: http://support.ebsco.com/knowledge_base/detail.php?id=5706.

EBSCO eBooks app


The EBSCO eBooks app is now available!

As current eBooks customers we are delighted to offer you and your end users access to the EBSCO eBooks app. The app enables easy discovery and simple download capabilities from your library collection to any mobile device, and a best-in-class reading experience.

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