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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

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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.