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Adobe Digital Editions on Your Computer

Adobe Digital Editions Adobe Digital Editions

Read ebooks on your computer w/o Internet

  1. First create an Adobe ID
  2. Download and install Digital Editions Download
  3. Enter your Adobe ID
  4. Create an EBSCO ID.
  5. Search for ebooks from EBSCO, download and read them on your computer.
  6. ebooks will automatically delete when the checkout expires.

EBSCO eBooks

Read online, or:

  1. Create an EBSCO ID
  2. Install Adobe Digital Editions
  3. Download ebook
  4. Select 7 or 14 loan based on publisher availability
  5. Select PDF or EPUB
    (​Computer will only get PDF)
    (Your phone will only get EPUB)

EBSCO checkout

eBook Resources

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  • Books can be read online or downloaded (Adobe Digital Editions required for download).
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  • Hundreds of free open access audio books.
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  • Collection of approximately 1,200 primary works features original books, maps, photographs, and various other materials provided by 27 institutions around the world.
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To Download or Not

Should I read online or download?

Click and read online, easy.

If you want to download...

  1. Create free Ebsco or ProQuest account
  2. Create free Adobe account
  3. Download and install Digital Editions
  4. Authorize Digital Editions
  5. Download your ebook

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