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Help, Guides and Instructions: EBSCO eBooks

This Research Guide helps patrons of the NWC Library make the most of their library experience by introducing important electronic resources and collections available to them. It serves as a starting place to learn how to use the library online search too

EBSCO eBooks

The EBSCOhost eBook Collection is a large collection of books on regional and country topics, including current issues in military and security studies.  For more help, see the EBSCOhost instruction guides listed below.  An NWC reference librarian can help you refine your EBSCOhost eBook Collection searches.

  • You must create a personal user account from any EBSCO database
    to download EBSCO eBooks
  • Click into the “Sign In” button on the top toolbar in an EBSCO database to create a personal
    user account
  • Download Adobe Digital Editions from your device’s app store to download
  • You will need an Adobe ID
  • Kindle Fire Tablets require the Overdrive app
  • Chromebook requires the Overdrive app
  • PRO TIP: Sections of EBSCO eBooks can be saved, printed, or emailed without checkout

Access the database here: 

EBSCO eBooks

NWC Library instruction handouts and links to instruction from EBSCO:

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