To read an eBook online or download a section or chapter, you do not need to download any software or create an account. To download the entire book for reading offline, or save notes and highlighting, you will need to follow a few steps the first time, including downloading software and creating accounts. Below are the steps for eBooks from Ebsco Academic eBook Collection and Ebsco eBook Collection. Visual Guide (PDF) to this process.
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