EBSCO eBook Collection
Open EBSCO eBook Collection (N.B. The direct link works only on campus)
Open EBSCO eBook Collection remote access
Choose UCN as your institution. Enter your UCN email and your password which is identical with your password to other UCN-resources (network, mail, etc.)
EBSCO eBook Collection contains more than 150.000 titles, covering topics like education, medicine, economy, literature, politics, architecture, social science, technology etc.
Additional to online access, print and file saving of parts of an e-book, is permitted
Save and print
Pages or chapters, within the e-book’s maximum limit, can be converted to a PDF file to either print or save. Pages will contain watermarks as well as information about UCN as license-taker. Save and print is available without EBSCO-login.
Read the e-book directly in a browser on computer, tablet or smartphone. Create an EBSCO-login and add the e-book to a personal folder, which allows adding notes to the text. This method gives unlimited access to the e-book.
Read more about online access
Download the e-book to computer, tablet or smartphone for as much as 30 days. This requires an EBSCO-login.
Saving parts of an e-book as a PDF file for Kindle or other e-reader is also available.
Adobe Digital Editions is required to read an E-book on the computer. Adding bookmarks, notes and highlight to the text is available.
Adobe Digital Edition is a PDF and EPUB reader, which control limited access. Adobe ID is also required in order to authorize a computer or Bluefire Reader.
Get Adobe Digital Editions
Tablet and smartphone
Read the e-book in the tablet or smartphone browser or download the e-book to an e-reader app. Through the e-reader app the e-book can be accessed for a maximum of 30 days.
Bluefire Reader is the preferred e-reader app for EBSCO eBook Collection. Adobe ID is required.
Create Adobe ID
Download and place the e-book file directly in to the Bluefire import directory, or place it in e.g. Dropbox, OneDrive or Google Drive in order to open it in Bluefire Reader. Adding bookmarks, notes and highlight to the text is available in Bluefire Reader.
The entire e-book is not available for any e-reader. Up to 100 pages of an e-book can be saved as a PDF file, which can be send to Kindle or another e-reader.