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eBook Databases - Descriptions & Instructions : eBook Collection (Ebscohost)

Describes content, access, number of simulataneous users, and other information about Mundt Library's ebook databases.

Download instructions for EBSCO e-book


Note: Download is not necessary; books can be read in a web browser by using the "ebooks Full Text" link instead of the "Download" link. 

1. Download EBSCO eBooks on your computer / tablet / phone:

1. Download an EBSCO eBook title by clicking on the “Download” link on the search result page or from within the detailed record.


2. You will be asked to login to your personal EBSCO account.


3. If you do not have an EBSCO account, you will need to create one to complete the download process - these credentials will be different from your DSU username/password.


4. Select your preferred checkout period and click “Checkout & Download


2. Download Adobe Digital Editions

*Adobe Digital Editions - this is the only viewer that can be used to read Downloaded EBSCO e-books.*


  • After downloading Digital Editions, you will be required to authorize your device with an Adobe ID.
    • If you need to, create your Adobe profile.


  • Once you have authorized your device, the loan should populate in the application.


  • If it does not appear, download the item again from the EBSCO window.

eBook Collection (EBSCOhost)

EBSCO's eBook Collection contains a wide range of both scholarly and leisure reading containing:

  • food
  • true-crime
  • biographies
  • children and young adult fiction & non-fiction
  • mind, body, and spirit

EBSCO e-books FAQS:

What is the range of publication?  Through present day

How many e-books are in the collection?   EBSCO provides access to over 215,000 e-books.

Are there limits on simultaneous users? Nope!

Can I read the full-text in my browser? Yep!

Can I download the e-book to my computer/tablet/phone?

Yes! BUT the "Full text" option is MUCH easier to use, compared to the laborious process of  downloading the book, especially if several people in a class need access. 

Can I create create a permanent URL for the book? YES! See below:



  • Use the "permanent url" link on the right side of the book screen to get permanent url for any page such as beginning of book, beginning of chapter,or a page within a chapter


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