Ebooks

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: 
http://support.ebsco.com/knowledge_base/detail.php?id=5738.
Instructions for Apple devices: http://support.ebsco.com/knowledge_base/detail.php?id=5706.

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