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Aug 15, 2011

EBSCOhost E-books

You can now find all of the e-books you used to access on the NetLibrary platform on EBSCOhost.
Key new features of the EBSCOhost platform include:
  • Browsing by subject, genre, language, & more.
  • Enhanced viewer for examining documents.
  • Easy drop-down list for choosing your checkout duration.
  • "Search-within" functionality to find specific terms within a book.
  • Personal folder to view downloaded, checked-out books, including the amount   of time left on active check-outs.
  • Searching across eBooks and other EBSCOhost content for integrated results.
All of the content can be searched though the EBSCOhost ebook interface.  All of the e-books are also searchable through CLIO, Columbia University Library Catalog.
Additionally, EBSCOhost e-books are now also available for download to select portable devices including the iPad, NOOK, and Sony digital readers. In order for an eReader device to be used with eBooks on EBSCOhost, it must be compatible with Adobe Digital Editions. See a complete listing of the compatible devices HERE.
Here are a few recent additions to the EBSCOhost e-book collections, click on the book cover to access the title:
Blowout in the Gulf Local Models for Spatial AnalysisPrudent Practoces in the LaboratoryRoutledge Handbook of Applied Linguistics

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