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EBSCO eBooks: Downloading, Printing, and Copying: Downloading to Desktop and Laptop

Install – Adobe Digital Editions

You will need Adobe Digital Editions to download ebooks to your laptop or desktop. This free software is different from Adobe Reader.

A free Adobe ID is also required to transfer the ebook to another device. It is NOT required to read ebooks on this computer. 

Checkout and Download to PC

Checkout and Download eBooks to Your Computer

To checkout and download eBooks to your computer:

  1. Search DELCAT Discovery or EBSCO eBook Collection for eBook titles of interest.
  2. Select the book that you would like to read by clicking on “Download This eBook (Offline)” in the result list
  3. Select a Checkout Period and click “Checkout & Download”
  4. When the File Download box opens, select “Open” and the eBook opens in Adobe® Digital Editions.

To learn more, see Checking out and Downloading EBSCO eBooks on the EBSCO Support Site.

Downloading books to Computer or Laptop

Creating a personal My EBSCOhost Folder

Create a My EBSCOhost Account

In order to download EBSCO eBooks to your computer or use the EBSCO eBooks mobile app, you must create a personal My EBSCOhost folder.

To create a personal account:

  1. Log into EBSCOhost and click the “Sign In” link along the top of the page.
  2. Click “Create a new Account.”
  3. Enter the relevant information and remember your Username and Password.
  4. Use your new Username and Password to log in to My EBSCOhost.