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Using Library eBooks: ProQuest Ebook Central

Accessing Ebook Central Books in Your Browser

From the library's catalog, select "Ebook Central: Connect to title online"

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1) Read Online: Select this option to open the entire eBook in your web browser. You can read, search within the title, add notes and annotations, and in some cases, print or download portions of the text.
2) Download Book: Select this option to check out and download the eBook for offline reading.

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Download Ebook Central Books for Offline Reading

After selecting option 2, sign in with your ProQuest account (or create one if you haven't already). This is separate from your Xavier University (email) account and uses a different user name and password combination.

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Select the type of device you want to download the eBook to.

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If you haven't already, download and install Adobe Digital Editions (installation instructions).

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Select how long you want to check the book out and your preferred available file format. Select "Download."

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Open the downloaded file in Adobe Digital Editions to read the book. Your "borrowed" eBook will automatically be "returned" and stop working after the timeframe you selected passes.