Over 140,000 ebooks available through Ebooks on EBSCOhost

Written by Jon Ritterbush, E-Resources and Serials Librarian
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December’s Database Spotlight column features Ebooks on EBSCOhost, an online resource providing access to over 140,000 ebook titles.

Link: http://0-search.ebscohost.com.rosi.unk.edu/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=ebooks&defaultdb=nlebk,e000xna
Access is available off-campus to UNK students and employees using an EASI username and password.

Focus: Ebooks on EBSCOhost provides access to scholarly ebooks in all subject areas.

Search: Ebooks on EBSCOhost can be searched by keyword or browsed by subject area.

Why you should know this database:  EBSCO ebooks are full-text searchable within the Ebooks on EBSCOhost portal and within LOPERSearch. About 90% of EBSCO ebook titles allow unlimited simultaneous readers and nearly all can be downloaded to a desktop or mobile device for offline reading. This new library guide explains how to download ebooks from EBSCO and another ebook supplier, Ebrary.

Sample ebook title: My Life with Charlie Brown (2010) by Charles M. Schulz and Thomas Inge

Cost: Individual ebook titles frequently range in price from $20 to $80 and purchase requests are welcomed! The library also subscribes to a large EBSCO ebook package which cost $3,308 for 2015-16 and was paid from Student Library Fees. Ebooks titles within this subscription package are added and dropped over time due to licensing changes.

For more information about this Ebooks on EBSCOhost, please contact a UNK librarian.

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