EBSCO ebooks have digital rights management built into them. To print and download them, you need to create an Adobe ID and have the free Adobe Digital Editions on your computer.
EBSCO limits printing of its ebooks to 60 pages of a title in pdf format. The pages can also be saved instead of printed. EBSCO also notes the following:
The Marx Library has access to two different EBSCO ebook collections:
The Marx Library subscribes to about 11,000 ebooks from EBSCO's eBook Collection and over 112,000 from EBSCO's eBook Academic Collection. Books in these collections can be found in three ways:
The Marx Library has chosen the Advanced Search as the default search screen.
The EBSCO ebook collections allow you to download an entire book at once. You must check out the book to do so. The EBSCO eBook Collection titles that are checked out will then be unavailable to other users. This is not true with the EBSCO Academic Collection; books in this collection can be checked out by more than one person. The checkout period for books from EBSCO varies by collection. You can download them to your ereader. After the checkout period is up, when you try to access that book, you will get a message telling you the checkout period is over.
EBSCO has a good support site for their ebooks; if you have problems using these books, check the site at http://support.ebscohost.com/ebooks/
To check out an EBSCO ebook, you can either use your Google account or create a free account for yourself. To do this:
To download and checkout an ebook:
Not all EBSCO ebooks allow printing, or else they limit the number of pages you can print to something other than the EBSCO standard of 60 pages. To see how many pages you can actually print: