Accessing an Ebook

Yorkville University has a small but growing list of ebooks. All but one are universally accessible. Here are some key instructions for accessing an ebook.

1) Searching for an Ebook using Discovery

The primary way to identify an ebook is by means of a simple search of our ​Discovery Service​Search tool that covers the entire library collection. search option. This searches across our entire library collection. Click here for instructions

2) Browsing Ebooks in “​EBSCO​Provider of research databases, e-journals, magazine subscriptions, ebooks and discovery services Academic” database.

  1. Go to the Library homepage site and Select “​EBSCO​Provider of research databases, e-journals, magazine subscriptions, ebooks and discovery services Academic”.
  2. Do not select “Continue”, but scroll down the screen and select “ebook Collection”
  3. Browse or search for the desired ebook title and select the link.

3) Accessing an Ebook

  1. To access an ebook anytime, you select the ​PDF​Portable Document Format, a type of file commonly used to share or print documents and forms. button. You don’t have to ‘download’ or ‘sign out’ the book.
  2. If you want to read the book offline, that does require the use of the download option, and further instructions.

Ebook Support Video

« Back to Library EncyclopediaLast updated April 28, 2021
Glossary
Discovery Service
Search tool that covers the entire library collection.
EBSCO
Provider of research databases, e-journals, magazine subscriptions, ebooks and discovery services
PDF
Portable Document Format, a type of file commonly used to share or print documents and forms.