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Finding and Using eBooks

This guide highlights Union Presbyterian Seminary Library eBook collections as well as offering discovery and access instruction.

EBSCO Diversity & Ethnic Studies eBook Subscription Collection


Union Presbyterian Seminary Library's EBSCO Diversity & Ethnic Studies eBook Subscription Collection can be viewed and read online in any web browser by an unlimited number of users at one time.


You may print up to a 100 pages of an EBSCO ebook though some publishers may limit this further.  To print, first navigate to the chapter you are interested in and then click on the Printer icon at the top of the page. A dialog box similar to the one displayed below will pop up allowing you to print from a PDF.


Creating an image PDF of a specific chapter or page range

For most eBooks you can download a segment of a title (100 pages or fewer) as a PDF to keep; alternatively, you can choose to download a single chapter. If the chapter's length exceeds 100 pages, you'll get an error message—in that case, select a 100-page range from the chapter in the Download dialog.

  • Navigate to the chapter you wish to download
  • Click on the Download Chapter icon to the right of the chapter you wish to download
  • A box will appear that will allow you to:

  • Click on Download PDF and you will get an option to download the PDF to your computer or device.

Information pertaining to how much can be downloaded can also be found in the eBook Detailed Record information under Publisher Permissions.

E-books on EBSCOhost Account

Benefits of Creating an My EBSCOhost Account

  • Designate a list of favorites
  • Make notes in individual e-books
  • Customize your account preferences

To Create a My EBSCOhost Account

From any EBSCOhost database

  • Click on Sign In
  • Click on Create a new Account
  • Complete the fields on the Create a New Account screen and then click the “Save Changes” button.  If all the information is accepted, a message displays informing you that your account has been created.
  • Click Continue to complete the account creation and log in to your account.  When you are  logged in your first name will appear above Sign Out on the top blue bar.

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