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How do I "check out" an EBSCO eBook?

EBSCO eBooks can be used by several people at once, so you shouldn't need to check them out. But if you have trouble viewing an EBSCO eBook, please contact the Library at 815-825-9330.

Setup Instructions

To read EBSCO eBooks in your web browser (Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, etc.):

  1. Go to the Library's "Find Articles" page in myKC
  2. Click the EBSCO Host link
  3. Click the "Choose Databases" link next to the search boxes
  4. Check the box next to eBook Collection (leave all the other boxes unchecked)
  5. Click Continue
  6. Enter your search words in the boxes and click Search
  7. Choose an eBook and Click PDF Full Text or EPUB Full Text
  8. Read the eBook right in your browser window!

EBSCO ebook page