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Ebooks: Help Guide

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Ebook Central

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Your Ebook Central Account

NOTE: It is not necessary to create an Ebook Central account since Single Sign On authentication via UH signs you in automatically.

What can you do with your personal account?

  • Create bookshelves.
  • Annotate ebooks: add notes, highlights, and bookmarks.
  • Adjust your preferred citation format.
    • Go to Settings -> Profile and select your desired citation format.
  • See your last 10 recently viewed items.

Download Ebooks for your PC

Download Ebooks to your Device

  1. In most cases, you will be required to download Adobe Digital Editions in order to access the downloaded ebook.
    • Ebook Central will provide a download link to Adobe Digital Editions when/if needed for access. 
  2. With some ebooks, you can choose PDF or EPUB. Which should you choose?
    • Both should be readable in Adobe Digital Editions.
    • For reading on mobile devices, EPUB is the recommended format.
    • For individuals with visual impairments, EPUB is the recommended format. 
    • EPUBs work on almost every eReader, except for Amazon's Kindle. 

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