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How to Use EBooks

A guide to using the library's E-Book collection.

Find your ebooks

EBSCO eBooksAccess eBooks in Loras Library's EBSCO eBooks collection. eBooks can be viewed online on your computer and in many cases downloaded to computers or mobile devices. Must be on campus or have a Loras ID to access off campus.

With EBSCO eBooks, you can:

  • Search a database with thousands of available eBooks.
  • Save a list of favorite eBooks to your free My EBSCOhost account for easy access.
  • Get a citation in multiple formats, including APA and MLA.
  • Save notes on eBooks to your free My EBSCOhost account.
  • View eBook Table of Contents from search Result List.
  • Navigate to eBook chapters or sections directly from Result List and Detail Record.
  • Search within a book for specific terms, yielding a list of hyperlinked pages.
  • Create notes and retain links to the eBook pages viewed when notes were added.

Once in EBSCO eBooks, you can always browse the eBooks available by clicking on eBooks in the blue bar in the upper left hand side of the page. This takes you to the browse page where you can browse eBooks by latest, featured or category.


EBSCO eBooks can be read online in the eBook Viewer by clicking the eBook Full Text link in the Result list or Detailed Record.


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