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E-Books: EBSCOhost

EBSCOhost Ebooks

What is EBSCOhost eBooks?
EBSCOhost eBooks provides access to full-text scholarly, reference and professional e-books from leading university, academic and professional publishers. These e-books are digital versions of print books from a broad range of subject areas and topics. In many cases, the e-book copy is the only copy of the book owned by the library although in some cases a local print copy is also available.

EBSCOhost eBooks can be found in Loyola Libraries' catalog or via the the resource entry on the list of ebook databases.

What is the loan period?
There is no set loan period.  An EBSCOhost eBook may be accessed at any time for any length.

Is there a way to keep track of the books I have used?
Yes. You can create an account in EBSCOhost or use your pre-existing account if you created one in any other EBSCOhost database Loyola Libraries subscribes to.  You will then be able to click on the Add to Folder link located in each title's title record or alongside the full-text of the e-book.  You can then log into your account at any time to see and access all titles you have saved.

Can I download an EBSCOhost book to read when I'm offline?
Yes.  You can download EBSCOhost e-books to read offline.  Click on the Download (offline) button under the citation. 

You will then be prompted to either log into your EBSCOhost account or create one if you do not already have one.  You will need Adobe Ditigal Editions to view the ebook offline on your device.  Adobe Ditial Editions can be downloaded for free here.

Is there a full title list of Loyola Libraries' EBSCOhost eBooks?
Yes. Once in the EBSCOhost eBooks platform, you can click on the eBooks link that appears in the upper left and corner.  This will allow you to browse through all eBooks by category.

What publication years are covered?
Due to the wide range of academic disciplines EBSCOhost eBooks supports, Loyola Libraries has access to books from as far back as 1951 up to the present.

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