The Ebsco E-Books project represents a substantial addition to the collection of the SLU Libraries, providing digital access to titles that represent all of the academic disciplines at St. Lawrence. Ebsco e-books are likely in any Encore or ODYsseus search results list. Ebsco E-book titles represent university presses, specialized trade presses, literary presses, and together provide digital access to scholarly, trade books, fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction.
Ebsco e-books accessed from Encore and ODYsseus are pdf documents that can be viewed on laptops or mobile devices that support Internet Browser. Portions of a title up to 60 pages can be downloaded by using the Save Pages on the Tools toolbar, opening a pdf, and subsequently printing or saving that document. Downloaded pdf files can be sent to the e-mail address associated with an Amazon.com account and converted to a Kindle compliant document for use on a Kindle.
The entire text of Ebsco e-books can be checked out and read online on laptops, iPads, and other types of mobile devices. This is available through READ OFFLINE link on the electronic title page. To use this utility one has to have set up a personal Ebsco account, and have Abode Digital Editions on the intended reading destination (downloading Adobe Digital Editions requires opening an Adobe account). When download the title is available for a seven day "loan."
A quick guide to downloading Ebsco e-books from Encore/ODYsseus to a personal device.
An overview of the software one needs to download e-books from Encore/ODYsseus to a personal device.