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E-books at the SPU Library

Guide to accessing and using e-books through the SPU Library

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Select the “Help” icon which is located at the top of EBSCO E-books or go directly to EBSCO eBooks Help.

Download to Your Device

Different devices require different programs to read ProQuest e-books.

For computers or laptops, download Adobe Digital Editions

For phones or tablets (iOS or Android), download the EBSCO eBooks app on the App Store or Google Play

For Amazon Kindle, PDFs can be created in the eBook Full Text view and transferred using Send To Kindle

For Adobe Digital Editions you will need an Adobe ID. You can also visit this to reset your password.

EBSCO E-books

With EBSCO e-books, you may choose to do any of the following:

  1. Read online
    • View Table of Contents to navigate directly to a chapter
  2. Checkout/Download the full book
    • You will need to sign into/create your personal EBSCO account first.
    • Refer to "Download to Your Device" on this page for more information.
  3. Download PDFs of chapters or page ranges
    • PDFs do not expire
    • The typical limit to save or download is 100 pages; refer to the "Availability" of each book for details.
    • Limits to downloading or printing reset after each session; close and re-open browser to reset limits.
  4. Add to folder
  5. Share link to book
  6. Cite the book
    • Choose from APA, Chicago, MLA and more or export into RefWorks or EndNote

EBSCO ebook main page

* main page from EBSCO e-book entitled Ending Homelessness with options labeled with numbers to correspond to the options listed above.