Skip to main content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

E-Books and Database Mobile Apps at the Cheng Library: EBSCO host

A guide to ebooks available at the Cheng Library.

Search Cheng Library's catalog for ebooks

Have Questions?


The Cheng Library is currently offering over 4,100 e-books for online reading and download on the eBooks on EBSCOhost platform. The collection covers a large number of subjects, and the platform supports a wide variety of functions, including:

• Notetaking
• Copying and pasting (when available)
• Printing
• Emailing
• Citation exporting
• Bookmarking
• Offline downloading & reading

eBooks on EBSCOhost (formerly netLibrary)

Guides and video tutorials

Ebsco Ebooks - Searching Tutorial

Ebsco Ebooks - Downloading tutorial

 EBSCO eBook Support Page

Copy, download and print


Supported devices:  iPad, Kindle, Nook, Sony

Adding Notes to eBooks

The Notetaking feature assists with research by allowing you to take notes on eBooks and save them to your "My EBSCOhost "folder.

- From the page of the eBook on which you would like to leave a note, click on the Notes  icon in the toolbar

- Click the + New Note button that appears in the Notes area. If there are existing notes, they appear in a list in the Notes area.  

- Enter your note text in the field provided and click the Save button. 

-Your saved note appears in the Notes list.

- Click the Note title to edit the text.

- Hover your pointer over the note to either Delete or view the page number of the note.