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E-Books in Leatherby Libraries

Welcome to your one-stop guide for Library's e-books! This guide is intended to connect Chapman and Brandman University students, faculty, and staff with a variety of Library's e-book resources.

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Accessing the eBook Academic Collection [title card]Accessing the eBook Academic Collection

A video for instructions on how to access the eBook Academic Collection. (Transcript | 2:01)

EBSCOhost's E-Book Full Text Options

Once you enter the PDF Full text of an e-book, there are several ways to navigate the content:

  • Click on the "search within" tool on the top left to search for terms within the full text of the e-Book.
  • Click on the content links in the Table of Contents on the left side of the e-Book.

The new EPUB full text format provides additional benefits:

  • Easily toggles between text and reference/index
  • Takes up less spaces to allow users to store multiple books on devices
  • Compatible with read-aloud technology for accessibility
  • Reflowable text to resize and reshape the text to fit the screen of user's device

To find titles available in EPUB format in our current EBSCOhost's e-book collections, include "FM EK" as a search term

To download e-books to read offline for up to one week, you must first:

  1. Install the free Adobe Digital Editions on your computer for offline viewing
  2. Create a free MyEBSCOhost account

View the EBSCO eBooks tutorial to learn more about downloading e-books from EBSCOhost.

Gale Virtual Reference Library Full Text Options

  • Citation Tools: generates a citation that can be downloaded or exported to third-party bibliographic software such as EndNote
  • E-mail: sends the article as an attachment in PDF to yourself or others
  • Download: downloads a PDF or HTML version of the article
  • Save: temporarily places content in "My Folder" (note: My Folder is cleared when session ends)
  • Search within this publication (all volumes or within a particular volume)