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
The EBSCOhost eBooks app is available for:
• Android device from Google Play
• iOS devices (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch) from the iTunes
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
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
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.
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.
The eBook is added to the Checkout area of your My
EBSCOhost folder and begins to download to your
Click ”Read Now” to begin reading or you can continue
to search for more eBooks to download to your device.
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