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2020-2021 New Books and Ebooks at Holt Library: in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the library has moved a majority of funds to e-books and online resources.

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How to Download eBooks From Holt Library to Read Offline 

To checkout or download an eBook in ProQuest or EBSCO, including titles available via NC Live, a personal account is required . You do not need a personal account to use the "read online" feature and read an eBook from your computer desktop (however an internet connection is required). Download times (1 day to 365 days) vary by title because some eBooks only have 1 user spot available at a time. 

ProQuest and EBSCO eBook collections manage check outs and downloads using  Adobe Digital Editions (ADE) .  Similar to a print book which, when checked out, is not available for use by someone else, many eBooks are only available to one person at a time when checked out. 

In both ProQuest and EBSCO you can choose your download format - PDF or EPUB. Books in PDF retain the look and feel of the print book. EPUB allows you to resize the text of the book, which may be helpful on a tablet, phone, or other smaller device.

Download Steps:

1. Create an account on ProQuest Ebooks Central and EBSCO eBook platforms.

2. Download Adobe Digital Editions  (ADE) to your personal computer, and create an account. (ADE is not required for UPSO content.)

3. Search for and download an eBook from Holt Library's OneSearch All Books

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