Using the UMGC Ebook Collection (on EBSCOhost):
The UMGC Ebook Collection
Our main collection, available as a search box on the Library home page or at the above link. It searches the following:
Additional UMGC ebook collections
These must be searched individually and include:
Ebooks within library databases
A number of library databases include ebooks and book chapters. Some will allow you to limit your search to "book," "book chapter," "book entry," or "reference book".
Selected ebook collections on the Web
Click the PDF Full Text link to view the ebook online, using EBSCO's eBook Viewer. The table of contents will appear on the left. Click the title of the chapter or section you want and the content will appear on the right.
Click Full Download and follow the prompts. However, there are some things you will need beforehand: an Adobe ID, Adobe Digital Editions Software, and a My EBSCOhost account (all of which are free).
If you finish with an ebook before it expires, you can return it and make it available to others. In Adobe Digital Editions, right click on the cover of the ebook and select the option to Return Borrowed Item and then click the Return button to confirm.