BGSU has access to ebooks from EBSCO in several different ways, including individually-purchased titles and the following collections:
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 available for books with more one simultaneous user. Users must create a MyEBSCOhost account to download books, and may also need to download Adobe software and create an Adobe account, depending on their device and download type. Books may be downloaded for up to 14 days.
Compatible with: Web browsers. Chapter downloads are pdf