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Ebsco eBooks

EBSCO eBooks is one of the CU Boulder primary eBook platforms. This guide provides some tips for reading and downloading from EBSCO.

Read Online

EBSCOhost eBooks can be viewed online in the eBook Viewer by clicking the eBook Full Text link on the Result List or Detailed Record.

EBSCO’s online eBook viewer supports reading on desktop or laptop computers and tablet devices. The reader is browser-based, so there’s no need to download special software or hardware; users simply search, click and immediately start reading.

Download an eBook

Begin by searching in EBSCOhost eBooks, select the eBook title. In the upper-left corner of the book record, select full download.


Next, you'll be prompted to sign-in. EBSCOhost doesn't use the CU identikey system. Select sign-in/create an account.

Screenshot depicting options to create an account or sign--in with google

You may create an account or sign-in with google.

Choose the number of days you'd like to check-out the book. Choose, I have Adobe Digital Editions or equivalent installed. Download Adobe Digital Editions, if you've not yet done so.


You'll receive a notification of success. The download will prompt Adobe Digital Solutions to open.

Now you're ready to read the ebook!

eBook Record

Explore the interactive image to explore the components of an eBook Central book record.