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Library Continuity: E-Books

E-Books in OneSearch

To search the library collection for E-Books:

  • Limit your search on the home page to Books (change "Everything" to "Books")
  • Enter your search words, click "Search."
  • To the left of your results, under Availability click the box for "Full Text Online", then "Apply Filters."
  • Sign in (big purple button) to make sure you can access all E-Books.

Click here to see a quick video demo.

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I access an Ebsco E-Book?

Once you are in Ebsco:

  • Click on "PDF Full Text". Use the small triangle icon to see all of the book's sections; use the controls below the page to move to the next/previous page. 
  • OR 
  • Scroll down below the publication information. You will see a section labeled "Table of Contents." Using the small "+" icon, you can open the book to see its sections.

How can I download/print an Ebsco E-Book?

Ebsco E-Books are best downloaded in sections. Go to the section you need, then look at the top left on your screen for the options to "Save Pages." A window will open to show you how many pages you can download as a PDF. Once you hit your limit, this option will become temporarily unavailable.

"Online Access" isn't working. What can I do?

If Online Access isn't working, please click on the link in OneSearch to "Report a problem with this item." We will automatically be notified about which E-book you are trying to access, and if you include your email address we will contact you with a solution.

Need More Help?

Use the "Ask the Library" chat box or send an email to your favorite Hollins Librarian: we will help you further.