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Using EBSCO eBooks

Basic Hardware and Software Requirements

eBooks on EBSCOhostThe Porter Henderson Library at Angelo State University provides access to over 40,000 full-text scholarly, reference and professional eBooks via EBSCOhost. These eBooks are digital versions of print books covering a broad range of subject areas and topics.

Searching / locating / reading available EBSCO eBook titles requires:

  • Computer (recommended screen resolution is 1024 x 768)
  • Internet connection
  • Web browser
    • Firefox: latest 64-bit version plus one previous version
    • Google Chrome: latest version plus one previous version
    • Microsoft Edge: latest Edge version plus one previous major version
    • Safari: 11.0 or later
    • iOS: 11.0 or later
    • Other: Javascript, Cookies enabled, DOM storage

Downloading EBSCO eBooks to a computer requires:

Transferring EBSCO eBooks to an eBook reader requires:

  • My EBSCOhost account
  • Adobe® ID
  • Adobe® Digital Editions (installed on your desktop or laptop)
  • Compatible eBook reader device

Supported Devices

  • Desktop computers
  • iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch
  • Android Phones and Tablets
  • eBook Readers that support Adobe DRM
NOTE: Safari users - When using any EBSCO interface, Private mode is not supported on iOS and macOS. The EBSCO platform installs a local storage item for security purposes related to publisher agreements and Safari does not accept it in Private mode. Another browser needs to be used if you wish to access the EBSCO platform in Private mode.

Finding eBooks

Find available EBSCO eBooks via U-Search, directly from the EBSCO eBooks Collection interface, or by searching RamCat (library online catalog).

Please see our Basic Library Research Libguide for tips on how to locate EBSCO eBooks.

Ask a Librarian

Need research assistance? One-on-one help is available via the Library’s Virtual Reference Room in Blackboard or Phone iconphone (325-486-6534) during the following hours:

  • Monday-Thursday: 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.
  • Friday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Saturday: 2 – 6 p.m.
  • Sunday: 1 – 5 p.m.
You can also contact us via Email email or by posting on the Ask a Librarian Discussion Board in Blackboard.
Messages sent outside of normal service hours will be answered the next day the library is open (check Library Hours of Operation for current schedule).