To locate books in EBSCO eBooks you can either do a Basic search, an Advanced search, Browse by category or select from the list of Highlights or Featured ebooks.
To do a Basic Search you can use the quick search box located on the home page. For Advanced Searching click on the link located below the quick search box.
To Browse by Category select a category from the list located on the left hand side of the screen.
You can also view Highlights and Featured eBooks by using the left and right arrows or by clicking View All.
For more information about searching read the articles below:
For information about the different ways you can find eBooks watch this video:
Boolean operators AND, OR, NOT can be used to expand or limit your search. For example:
Truncation searching is supported using an asterisk (*). For example:
For further information about Boolean operators read the article below:
The book details page provides information about the book and how it can be accessed. You can see the Availability of the book including number of copies held. You can also see how many pages you can print, email, copy and paste.
When accessing or downloading EBSCO eBooks, you may see the choice to select eBooks in either PDF or EPUB format. EPUB is recommended for reading in the app on mobile devices. Some books are not available in PDF.
If you try to access an eBook and get the following message “Sorry, this eBook is in use.” All copies of the book are in use and you will need to try to access it at another time.
To read a book online, click on PDF Full Text or EPUB Full Text, alternatively you can scroll down to the Table of content to select a particular chapter.
Find out how to navigate the book in the article and the video below:
EBSCO eBooks allows you add notes to books that will remain even after you have closed the book. You can also create your own bookshelf by adding books to folders. To save these notes and folders you must be signed in with your EBSCO account.
To sign in click on Sign In located on the top toolbar.
Note: This is an automatic process and does not require you to add your login details again.
1.To add a note click on My Notes located to the top left side of the screen.
2. Click on the add new note icon and a text box will open. Type your note and click save.
3. To view your note click on the Folder icon located on the toolbar.
4. Click on Notes to view all notes.
Note: You can also add a note from the book details page by clicking on the icon located on the right side of the screen.
Find out how to save notes in the article below:
All notes and eBooks that are either downloaded or saved to be read at a later date can be viewed in My Folder. To help you organise your notes and eBooks you can create Custom folders.
Find out how to make custom folders in the article below:
EBSCO is committed to providing accessible experiences for all users, regardless of ability or impairments.
For further information about accessibility read the article below.