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Lloyd Sealy Library
John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Ebooks: Ebooks from Ebsco

About Ebooks from Ebsco

Go to Ebooks from Ebsco to find thousands of books on all types of topics. EBooks from Ebsco  can generally  be read by only one person at a time. Some titles can be simultaneously accessed by up to 4 users at a time. If a book is unavailable, you should try back in a little while.

Dowloading Ebooks

To download an eBook, you need to first  create an Ebsco account (which is free) and the device you are downloading the eBook to must have Adobe Digital Editions installed (freely availabe on the Adobe website at

After you have created a free Ebsco account and installed Adobe Digital Editions, select the icon on the left of the screen "Download This Ebook".

How to Search for Ebooks from Ebsco

From the homepage, enter keywords, or use the drop down menu to select another field to search by author, title, etc.

On the right side of the homepage, you can also browse the ebooks available in this collection by category.



Printing from Ebooks from Ebsco

After you have selected a book from your results you will  have an option to print a  limited number of pages from the book.  Look for the Print Icon  and follow the prompts.

As you can see, for this ebook you can print up to 60. Choose Current Page if you only want the one page or look through the pdf file and determine how many pages you'd like to print and select Current  page and the next and enter the number of pages you'd like to print. Then click on the bright yellow Print button.