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If your administrator has enabled eBook downloads for your institution, you will see a Download (offline) link that allows you to check-out and download the eBook and read it on your computer when you are not connected to the Internet, or transfer it to your Adobe Digital Editions-compatible eBook Reader device.

Note: In order to download eBooks, you must have Adobe Digital Editions 1.7.1 or higher installed on your computer. This is a free download available at

This page demonstrates how to download EBSCO eBooks as well as how to place a hold on an eBook that is in use by another user.

Downloading an eBook

To download an eBook:

  1. Click the Download (Offline) link for the eBook you would like to download.