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This is a one-time process required to download an eBook offline. Some eBook may have a DRM free access where you can download without signing in with your My EBSCOhost account.
Advantages of using an EBSCO eBook
Setting up a Personal Account
Instructions on how to download EBSCO eBook from WorldCat
Select the number of days for borrowing from the drop-down menu and confirm that you have Adobe® Digital Editions or equivalent reader software installed. (If you are on a tablet device, you must confirm that you have Adobe Digital Editions or an equivalent reader app installed.)
Note: For some titles, you may see the option to select either the PDF or ePub format for an eBook.
Click the Borrow button.
The eBook is added to the Checkout area of the folder, accessible from the upper-right corner of the EBSCOhost interface.
Select to Open or Save the file from the resulting dialog box.
If you Open the file, your eBook is opened with Adobe® Digital Editions.
If you Save the file, the eBook is saved to your computer and can be opened with Adobe® Digital Editions at a later time.
Instructions on how to print pages or a section from an eBook
Depending on publisher-specified limits, up to 100 pages of an EBSCO eBook can be printed, saved or emailed as a PDF file (per user) from within the eBook viewer to be printed at a later time.
Placing a Hold on an eBook
If the eBook you have chosen to download is in use by another patron, and if your library offers Holds capabilities, you have the opportunity to place a hold on the eBook to download when it becomes available.
After you check-out and download your eBook:
Note: Users may also checkout an eBook for download at a later time.
To Checkout an eBook with the option to download at a later time: