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EBSCOhost ebooks app

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Downloading EBSCOhost ebooks to mobile devices using the EBSCOhost ebook app.

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EBSCOhost ebooks app

  1. 1. EbscoHost E-Books App
  2. 2. The app supports the complete EbscoHost eBooks experience, allowing users to discover e-books in UCT libraries collection, download them to their device, and begin reading immediately, all within the EBSCO eBooks app.
  3. 3. The EBSCOhost eBooks app is available for: • Android device from Google Play • iOS devices (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch) from the iTunes app store
  4. 4. Download and install the EbscoHost eBooks app. Once installed, click to open the EbscoHost eBooks app. You will be prompted to authorize your device. This will ensure that EbscoHost can transfer a license for each book you download and enforce a checkout period.
  5. 5. Click on ”Find Books” and use the library locator to find “University of Cape Town libraries” in the app before you can search for and download eBooks to your device.
  6. 6. Finding and Downloading an eBook To download an eBook: • Click “Find Books” to access the search screen. • Enter your search terms and tap the magnifying glass icon or select a category in the Browse area to run a search on the app.
  7. 7. Click on ”Download (Offline)” link for the eBook you would like to download. Log in to your personal My EBSCOhost folder or click Create a new Account if you do not already have one. Click on Checkout & Download button.
  8. 8. The eBook is added to the Checkout area of your My EBSCOhost folder and begins to download to your device. Click ”Read Now” to begin reading or you can continue to search for more eBooks to download to your device.
  9. 9. For further assistance, please email us at: Lib-medref@uct.ac.za

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