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ebrary: Online ebooks at CCC   Tags: library, research  

Guide to ebrary - access ebooks, search, highlight and take notes within an ebook, add an ebook to your ebrary bookshelf, and cite ebrary books. (MM)
Last Updated: Apr 21, 2014 URL: http://libguides.camdencc.edu/ebraryguide Print Guide RSS Updates

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Do I need to install an ebrary Reader?

No Reader is required to view content in ebrary!

ebrary QuickView runs in any modern, full-featured browser—students can instantly view content and take advantage of ebrary feature such as InfoTools™.

 

For added capabilites, users may choose to also use the Unity Reader.

 

The ebrary Reader is a java-based reader that adds some additional functionality such as the text to speech option.  This download is optional.  

 

Credits

Adapted from the following guides:

Harvey A  Andrews Library, Bloomsbury University, PA.

Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, WI

 

Introduction

 is a collection of over 70,000 electronic books.  The books maintained in this collections are real print books that have been scanned, digitized, and made fully available online.

Access and search the ebrary online collection on the library web site by clicking on the link Ebooks or use the search box below.

ebrary

Use quotations marks around phrases i.e. "global warming"

To learn more about various ebrary features use the tabs at the top of this guide.

The ebrary training video is also an excellent place to start and get a complete overview


There are no specific browser requirements, however cookies and javascript must be enable and pop-ups need to be allowed for ebrary.com.

 

Mobile App : Sign In ( Iphone, Ipad, Ipod touch)

Mobile App: Sign In

INITIAL SETUP VIA BROWSER:

1. Go to your ebrary site and sign in to your personal ebrary account as usual

  • You’ll need to do this at least once every 90-days to validate use on the mobile app

2. Create an Adobe account if you don’t already have one:

  • If you’ve done full-document downloads on ebrary, you already have one
  • To create an Adobe account

1) Go to https://www.adobe.com/cfusion/membership
2) Click “Create an account
3) Fill in at least the starred fields…
4) Click “OK

ON YOUR iOS MOBILE DEVICE:

  • First time use, install the ebrary app using the “App Store” icon
    Once installed, click/tap to open the ebrary app
  • First time signing in to the app, prompted for your Adobe account info
  • You’ll then be prompted for your personal ebrary account username and password.

If your ebrary site uses a standard ebrary sign-in, you have two choices

1) Use the username and password you usually sign in with
2) Or, use the Facebook Sign-in feature

 

Create an ebrary Account

You do not need an ebrary account to read an ebook.

An ebrary account is required to use many of the features of ebrary, including: 

  • Save documents, notes, and highlights to your personal bookshelf
  • Add books to your bookshelf to save for future use
  • Create folders to organize your research
  • Download pages or an ebook

Steps to create your ebrary account:

  1. Click on the "Sign-In" button on the upper right hand corner
  2. On the Sign In page, click Create an account
  3. Complete the form, and then click Create New Account

 

 

Ebrary and Facebook Sign In

Using the Facebook Sign-in feature is easy:
First, link your ebrary account to your Facebook account (a one-time setup):

  1. Go to your ebrary site using a browser
  2. Sign in to your ebrary account as usual
  3. Click “My Settings” link at top-right of ebrary screen
  4. Under “Link your account to Facebook“, click “Log In“
  5. On Facebook log-in screen, enter your Facebook credentials, click “Log In”

Important note: The Facebook Sign-in feature does not access or post anything on Facebook accounts, it just takes advantage of users’ Facebook authentication.

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