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Using Ebsco Host eBook Collection

 

Using Ebsco Host eBook Collection

Ebsco Host eBook Collection is an electronic library containing over 3000 book titles. Pages from the books may be emailed or printed, though with a 60 page restriction. The subject matter of the ebooks encompasses a wide range, and the materials may be particularly helpful to college students.

After you log in to Ebsco Host eBook Collection you will automatically be on the Basic Search option. This will allow you to perform simple searches with options including full-text, keyword, author or subject. Below is an example of a Full text search for books containing the term "Nursing".

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The results appear in descending order, with the most recently-published books appearing first:

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Once you have selected your book you will be directed to a page containing a bibliographic record for the book:

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On the left side of the screen , you will see the link that reads 'eBook Full Text'. Click on this link to enter into the complete book:

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From the tool bar in the right hand side of the screen you will see that you have a number of options: for example you may print or email the information (although you are restricted to 60 pages). You may also retrieve citations and take notes. The tool bar that appears at the bottom of the screen allows you to expand the screen by zooming in or out.

Please consult with a librarian for further assistance on the use of Ebsco Host eBookCollection or to obtain a password for off-campus use.

 

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