Electronic Books (eBooks) are a great way to gain instant access to an item. Although the majority of books are still only accessible in print, in recent history millions of eBooks have been made accessible online. You can read eBooks on your laptop or desktop monitor, and often you have the option to download and read them on a smartphone or tablet.
Our eBooks are made available via OhioLINK's Electronic Book Center (EBC). To access:
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Once you have been authenticated and can access an eBook collection, you can conduct a basic or advanced search to discover materials.From the results page you can choose to read either a PDF full text, or Download (offline). Even though these two options are specific to the EBSCO eBook collection, other collections typically provide similar options.
Look for the Viewing Requirements when choosing to download offline to ensure your device is compatible. Most eBooks can be accessed with apps downloaded from the Apple or Android stores, or on a Kindle. Checked out eBoooks, like other library books, can only be borrowed for a limited amount of time.