How to find eBooks in the EbscoHost
eBook collection
&
Downloading Adobe Digital Editions
This work is licensed under a Cr...
Finding eBooks on EBSCOHost
http://www.lib.uct.ac.za/
Choose EBSCOHost
Choose eBook Collection (EBSCOHost)
And click on Continue
If you do not have your own personal account in EbscoHost yet, create
one, using the SIGN IN button.
You will need to do t...
Create a new account or sign in
if you have an account.
Once you have signed in you
can see the ‘MY’ banner on the
EbscoHost logo.
Type the name of the book:
Seamless R and C++ Integration with RCPP
And click on Search.
Choose eBook Full Text
To read the the book online click GO or choose
chapters to read in the side panel
To download the whole book choose Download
this eBook (Offline)
Checkout and Download for 5 Days
You will need to download Adobe Digital Editions on to your computer
to read the book offline on your desktop.
Click on th...
Adobe Digital Editions will prompt you for a Vendor Login ID
Check the box that prompts you to authorize your
computer wit...
Follow the steps until your computer has been authorized
to read the eBook.
Click OK.
Adobe Digital Editions will open. Wait a few minutes for the
book to start downloading on to your computer.
The book is downloaded into Adobe Digital Editions
• eBooks can also be found in UCT
Libraries Catalogue (ALEPH)
• Click on the link to the eBook
platform.
• Follow the step...
Need help?
Contact your subject librarian:
http://www.lib.uct.ac.za/lib/subject-librarians
Or contact the
‘Ask a Librarian...
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Finding eBooks in EbscoHost eBook collection & Downloading Adobe Digital Editions

  1. 1. How to find eBooks in the EbscoHost eBook collection & Downloading Adobe Digital Editions This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution- NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. By Jen Eidelman February 2014
  2. 2. Finding eBooks on EBSCOHost http://www.lib.uct.ac.za/
  3. 3. Choose EBSCOHost
  4. 4. Choose eBook Collection (EBSCOHost) And click on Continue
  5. 5. If you do not have your own personal account in EbscoHost yet, create one, using the SIGN IN button. You will need to do this if you want to download the whole book. Sections of the book can be read online without signing in. When you download the whole book you can ‘borrow’ it for 5 days, as if it were a regular hardcopy book. If someone has downloaded or is reading the book during that 5 day loan period, you will not be able to access it and will be placed ‘on hold’ until the book becomes available again.
  6. 6. Create a new account or sign in if you have an account.
  7. 7. Once you have signed in you can see the ‘MY’ banner on the EbscoHost logo.
  8. 8. Type the name of the book: Seamless R and C++ Integration with RCPP And click on Search.
  9. 9. Choose eBook Full Text
  10. 10. To read the the book online click GO or choose chapters to read in the side panel
  11. 11. To download the whole book choose Download this eBook (Offline)
  12. 12. Checkout and Download for 5 Days
  13. 13. You will need to download Adobe Digital Editions on to your computer to read the book offline on your desktop. Click on the link when you get to the download screen or go to this address to download Adobe Digital Editions: http://www.adobe.com/africa/products/digital-editions.html Adobe Digital Editions
  14. 14. Adobe Digital Editions will prompt you for a Vendor Login ID Check the box that prompts you to authorize your computer without an ID.
  15. 15. Follow the steps until your computer has been authorized to read the eBook. Click OK.
  16. 16. Adobe Digital Editions will open. Wait a few minutes for the book to start downloading on to your computer.
  17. 17. The book is downloaded into Adobe Digital Editions
  18. 18. • eBooks can also be found in UCT Libraries Catalogue (ALEPH) • Click on the link to the eBook platform. • Follow the steps in the previous slides to access the book once you have clicked on the link.
  19. 19. Need help? Contact your subject librarian: http://www.lib.uct.ac.za/lib/subject-librarians Or contact the ‘Ask a Librarian’ online service: http://www.lib.uct.ac.za/lib/ask-librarian-user-form

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