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Last Updated: Dec 7, 2015 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

Downloading eBooks from Ebrary Print Page

Downloading Ebrary eBooks for checkout

Note: At this time, eBooks from EBL, Ebrary, and EBSCO can't be "checked out" from AULibraries public or OIT Lab computers since the download must stay with the copy of Adobe Digital Editions (ADE) it is downloaded to and is only transferrable to the devices synced to that copy of ADE.  The online preview is available all Library and OIT computers. 

Adobe Digital Editions software will be required to download the eBook and transfer it to a portable device.  

Previewing with ebrary's QuickView reader does not require any software downloads or installations. You can: 

      • go to every occurrence of your search term
      • flip pages
      • search within a document
      • jump to sections with the table of contents
      • go to specific page numbers

Downloading is a "checkout" and will have a limited checkout period of 7 days, after which the download is disabled and you will receive a message telling you the download has expired if you attempt to open it. Downloading requires you to set up a free account in Ebrary.

When you click an eBook link to an item from Ebrary, note that you can read the book in the preview temporarily, you can cut and paste content, browse the table of contents, and search the book by keyword. To download and checkout the item, click the Download button. Sign in to Ebrary when you start your session or when you want to download or print. If you don't have an account, the Sign in option will have a link to allow you to create one.

If you click the download button before signing in, You will be asked to login or create an account. On the sign-in page, sign in if you have an account, or create one using the link.ebrary login screen

Once you login, you will click the download button again.  Follow the instructions (1,2,3) and you will be walked through the process.

You can find more help about downloading ebrary books on the Proquest Libguide.

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