Adobe Digital Editions allows you to download and read ebooks directly from your computer or ebook reader. When an ebook is checked out and downloaded, you can access it without being connected to the Internet.
You must download Adobe Digital Editions software and register an Adobe ID before checking out and downloading ebooks.
Follow the step-by-step instructions below to get started. If you are already an Adobe Digital Editions user, skip to the EBSCO download instructions.
Go to EBSCO eBook Collection
Click Sign In in the upper right corner of the page.
Log in to your My EBSCOhost account. (This is different from your Pellissippi account, and allows you to check out ebooks.)
If you have an EBSCO account enter your user name and password.
If you do not have an EBSCO account click Create a Free Account and follow the steps to create your account.
Once signed in, you will be redirected to the search page.
Enter your search terms in the search box & click Search.
To browse ebooks, click the eBooks link at the top of the screen.
When you have selected an ebook, click Download (Offline).
Click the yellow Checkout & Download button.
eBooks are checked out for up to 7 days. If you'd like to check out an ebook for fewer than 7 days, use the Checkout Period drop-down menu.
You should see this confirmation screen and be prompted to download the ebook file.
If you do not see this screen, check that you are successfully signed in to My EBSCOhost.
If you are not prompted to download the ebook file, click View Your Checkouts Folder Now to download the ebook.
The download process differs by Internet browser. You may be given the option to Open or Save the file: