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EBSCO eBooks Support: Help and FAQ

EBSCO Technical and Customer Support Information

Support for Students

Support for students on campus

Issues with your account

  • If you cannot log into EBSCO eBooks and other TAFE NSW sites like the TAFE NSW Portal, visit the Student Administration Office at your local campus to get help with your account. Please note that only current TAFE NSW students and staff have access to EBSCO eBooks.

Technical issues

  • Library staff on campus may also be able to assist, but please note we cannot troubleshoot and support all devices. You are welcome to access EBSCO eBooks via computers on campus.

Navigation issues

Support for TAFE NSW Digital students
  • For help with accounts, please contact your teacher, visit the Student Administration Office at your local campus or call 131 601.
Student Technology Help Desk
  • TAFE NSW students can call the Student Technology Service Desk on 131 601 and follow the prompts for help to connect to EBSCO eBooks on your own device.

Support for Staff

Access to EBSCO eBooks is set up using Single Sign On (SSO).

Technical and account issues:

  • For TAFE NSW account issues, you can log a ServiceNow call (staff only). Advise support staff that access to EBSCO eBooks is provided using Single Sign On (SSO).
  • Your local campus library can also help with navigation and minor technical issues.


  • Library staff are available to run training sessions for you and your students.



You do not need to create an EBSCO eBook account. When you log in with your TAFE NSW username and password, an account will be created for you automatically.


  • If you do not know or have forgotten your password, contact your local campus Student Administration Office or call 131 601.
  • Library staff may also be able to reset your password. After asking you a number of security questions, they can give you a temporary password that you need to reset as soon as possible.


You can reset your Adobe ID password by following the instructions found in the Adobe helpsheet Reset or change your Adobe password. Please note that when you reset your password you will need to re-authorise your Adobe apps where required.


There is no Full download button because the book you selected is not available for a full download. You may be able to download a chapter instead. Go to the Chapter download tab for instructions.


  • The number of pages may vary depending on individual publisher-specified limits.
  • Some titles may not allow for printing due to individual publisher-specified limits.
  • If you have reached your printing limit, the print option will still appear but when you attempt to print more than what the publisher permits, you will be informed that you have zero pages remaining to print.


If the book is available for a full download, you can nominate how long it will stay on your device from 1 to 7 days.


If you see the message Sorry, this eBook is In use that means all copies are currently in use. Just try again later. If a book is very popular, we recommend to try again later in the day or in the early morning.


To save notes for reviewing at a later date, you need to sign in to the Folder located on the toolbar. To review the notes, go to your Folder and click on notes.


When you download a chapter it will download as a PDF and will not expire.


EBSCO eBooks does not keep a record of the books that you have viewed. To view books at a later date select Add to folder.To view these books go to the folder and select eBooks.


You can download the Send to Kindle app to your device to send your eBook PDFs to your Kindle. To learn more go to Send to Kindle.