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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 32,000 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 Chromium: latest version plus one previous version
    • Safari: 11.0 or later
    • iOS: 11.0 or later
    • Internet Explorer: no longer supported
    • 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

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.