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EBooks: EBSCO eBooks

A guide to the electronic books collections available through the BGSU Libraries.

EBSCO eBooks Quick Facts


BGSU has access to ebooks from EBSCO in several different ways. 

EBSCO eBook Academic Collection: over 200,000 titles in all disciplines, most published since 1990 and selected for their usefulness to colleges and universities. Unlimited simultaneous users. Access to this collection is for a limited time and will cease September 1, 2021.

Ebooks on EBSCOhost: over 15,000 older titles purchased in 2005. One simultaneous user. BGSU owns these ebooks.

In addition to these two collections, we also purchase ebooks individually from EBSCO. Number of simultaneous users on these titles varies. Notes in the catalog records and the ebook landing page will indicate use limitations.

Printing: Varies by title; up to 100 pages at a time

Download: Full downloads are disabled for EBSCO ebooks but individual chapters can be downloaded

Compatible with: Web browsers. Chapter downloads are pdf