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eBooks at GRCC: Ebsco eBooks Help

Use this guide to discover eBook collections and how to use them.

Ebsco eBooks Accounts

To save and download ebooks, you must creat an account in Ebsco eBooks.

From the Sign In Screen, click the Create a new Account link.

The Create a New Account Screen appears with Personal Account entered in the Account Type field. Fill in the fields on the Create a New Account Screen. When you have completed the fields, click Save Changes. If all the information was accepted, a message appears that provides your user name and password. Click OK. You will be automatically logged in as a personal user. You should note the user name and password you created so you can log in at a future session.

Ebsco eBooks Searching

You can either search the library's catalog, RaiderSearch, for ebooks, or go directly to the Ebsco eBooks interface. There are several ways to search for eBooks on EBSCOhost:

  • Perform a keyword search of the eBooks database using the Find field.

  • Browse by Category by selecting a category from the column on the left.

  • View the Latest Added eBooks using the left and right arrows or click View All to view a result list of all latest added eBooks.

  • View Featured eBooks using the left and right arrows or click View All to view a result list of all Featured eBooks.

Ebsco eBooks Downloading

Ebsco eBooks can be downloaded for a limited checkout period. You must use Adobe Digital Editions.