Answered By: Carol Wittig
Last Updated: Jul 16, 2014     Views: 77

Electronic Books are listed in the UR Library Catalog.  You can find them listed by author, title and subject.  Go to the basic search screen of the catalog and you can limit by e-books, too.

There is a subject guide on the different sources for ebooks at the UR Libraries: http://libguides.richmond.edu/ebooks

 

To download an ebook, follow the instructions in EBSCO, or the steps below:

Downloading books to read offline:

 Checkouts are for 7 days. The book will “disappear” from your reader after that time.

 On your computer:

-Setup and login to your EbscoHost account.-Setup and login to your Adobe account.

-Download (offline) link is available for the books you are able to download.

-Download the book you want to view offline to your desktop.

-Open the Adobe software, click on “Library” at the top, then “Add item to Library.” 

-Drag the title from your desktop to the Adobe digital manager.

 
 On your iPad:

-Setup and login to your EbscoHost account

-Setup and login to your Adobe account.

-Download the Bluefire reader (available from iTunes).

-Download the book you want to view.

- The file will download directly to the Bluefire reader and does not need to be dragged from the desktop.

 

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