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Electronic Books - CMLT: How To Download ProQuest eBooks

Reading in Your Browser vs Downloading

Reading in Your Browser
Are you just wanting to read a snippet of the book or just a chapter?
It's best to read the eBook in your browser. While you are reading the eBook no other user can access it, but once you exit the eBook it will be available again for another student or faculty member to access.
Are you wanting to read the entire eBook or read it on a different device?
Then downloading is the way to go! All ProQuest eBooks can be checked-out for 21 days. At the end of the check-out period the eBook will automatically be "returned" and available again for the next person.

Adobe Digital Editions

In order to download our ProQuest and EBSCO eBooks you'll need to download the (free) Adobe Digital Editions reader.
JSTOR eBooks can be read in your browser or downloaded as a PDF.


After locating the book in Ebook Central that you want to download, click Download Book.
The book will open in your browser and you'll be provided with a download button at the top right-hand corner of the page.

After clicking the download button you'll be prompted to select the device you are using and then hit continue. We recommend you download the eBook on a personal device rather than the library computers so you'll have full access to it from home.
In the next step you'll be prompted to install Adobe Digital Editions (free but required to download eBooks). If you've already downloaded it previously just click "Done with this step".
You are now able to download your eBook! ProQuest eBooks can be downloaded in either PDF or EPUB format and have a check-out period of 21 days. If the eBook is only available in PDF (like the one in the example) or EPUB it will tell you which format you're downloading before you hit the download button.