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Login to EBSCOhost's eBook Collection


top of page linkCreate a user account.




top of page linkThe eBook Landing Page

There are several methods to search for eBooks on EBSCOhost:


top of page linkSearch the eBook Collection
click eBooks in the blue bar top left screen


top of page linkTable of Contents

Note: Sections in the Table of Contents with a plus sign (+) can be expanded further by clicking the plus sign.


top of page linkInformation in the eBook Detailed Record

The Detailed Record can be viewed by clicking an eBOOK TITLE in the Results list.


The Detailed Record features listed in the left column include:


top of page link"Search Terms Within this eBook"

If the list of ebooks is the result of a search initiated in the FIND box, the Detailed Record, includes Search Terms Within this eBook section.

Search Terms Within this eBook display the most relevant sections of the eBook for the terms and are linked to the pages.

The section can be collapsed or expanded by clicking the plus (+) or minus (-) in the upper left corner of the section.


top of page linkThe eBook Viewer

eBooks in this collection are NOT downloable. The books may be read online in the eBook Viewer.
Click the ebook full text link link in the Result list or Detailed Record.


top of page linkThe eBook Viewer Toolbar


top of page linkUse the eBook Tools

The Tools column displays on the right edge of the eBook. They are tools that allow you to search within the text of the eBook and save a notes on the eBook in your My EBSCOhost folder.





top of page linkWhat is My EBSCOhost Folder?

eBooks: When a user adds an eBook to their folder, information about the eBook appears in the eBooks area of the folder, without the eBook being checked out. eBooks may be added to the folder by clicking on the folder icon in the Result List or Detailed Record


top of page linkSave Notes in My Folder

The Note Taking feature allows you to take notes on eBooks and save the notes in your My EBSCOhost folder.


Note: Click the Sign In link to save your note to your personal My EBSCOhost folder account.


top of page linkHow do I use the Dictionary?

You can search within Oxford American College Dictionary by clicking the Dictionary link in the top toolbar when eBooks on EBSCOhost is being searched.

To browse the Dictionary:


top of page linkEBSCOhost iPhone iPod Application

EBSCO offers an app for accessing EBSCOhost from your iPhone and iPod Touch devices.

The EBSCOhost app is available for download from the iTunes app store.

After downloading the EBSCOhost app, it must be authenticated from within an EBSCOhost profile. To authenticate the EBSCOhost app:


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