EBSCO eBook Collection

EBSCOhost Ebook Help


Selected titles on a variety of topics from publishers that contract with EBSCO.

General Information

Number of simultaneous users: 1 user, 3 users, or unlimited users (varies by title). "Concurrent Access" for an EBSCO ebook means have approx. 365 loans per year (number of loans varies by title) and unlimited simultaneous users. An access (also referred to as a loan or a use) occurs when a user spends more than 10 minutes in the full text of the title, views more than 10 pages of the full text, downloads the entire eBook, or prints, copies, or saves any portion of the full text.

Format: PDF
Export citation: At the book title level only.
Printing: Yes, page limit varies by title. Create a PDF of a page, or a range of pages, that can be printed or saved. Number of pages that can be printed or saved is listed after clicking Save Pages or Print Pages.
Downloading: Yes, page limit varies by title. Download an entire document as an e-book in Adobe Digital Editions. Advantages include offline reading and having access to the entire book. Disadvantages include need for Adobe Digital Editions (although it is free) and limited "check-out" period, after which files disappears from your device. Maximum Checkout Duration is 7 days for titles with Unlimited or 3 User access and 3 days for titles with Concurrent User access. Single User access titles cannot be downloaded.

Chapter-level Linking: Yes, click the Permalink button.
Time out period: 15 minutes

Personal account information

Personal account: Yes
Annotation/note taking in personal account: Yes
Other capabilities in personal account: Adobe Editions account is also needed to download a book for offline reading.