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eBook Access

EBSCO eBook Collections (LSCS, MCMLS, HCPL)

Library Card Needed: Lone Star College System, Montgomery County Memorial Library System, or Harris County Public Library

Access Types: Online Web Browser

Applications Needed: Online Web Browser 

Links:

From your browser:

1. Navigate to the resource.

2. Search for items by keyword, subject, or title.

3.Select desired record.

4. Select "PDF Full Text" or "EPUB Full Text" link on the left sidebar.


Before you start:

Install Adobe Digital Editions

Create an Adobe ID


Checkout and Download an eBook

Next, locate an eBook you wish to download to your device and use the following steps to download it.

To download an eBook:

  1. Click the Download (Offline) link for the eBook you would like to download.

  2. Select a Checkout period from the drop-down menu and click the Checkout & Download button.

    The eBook will be added to the Checkouts area of the folder. If you are not logged into your My EBSCOhost folder, you will be prompted to do so.

  3. Select Open in Adobe Digital Editions and click OK.

    Digital Editions sees the .acsm file, automatically downloads the PDF and unlocks the file's Digital Rights Management (DRM). The book can now be read in Digital Editions.

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E-Libro Premium (LSCS MCMLS, HCPL)

Library Card Needed: Lone Star College System, Montgomery County Memorial Library System, or Harris County Public Library

Access Types: Online Web Browser

Applications Needed: Online Web Browser 

Links:

From your browser:

1. Navigate to the resource.

2. Search for items by keyword, subject, or title.

3. Select desired record.

4. Select "Read Online" or "Full Download" link on the left sidebar. There is also an option for "Chapter Download."

Before you start:

Install Adobe Digital Editions

Create an Adobe ID


Checkout and Download an eBook

Next, locate an eBook you wish to download to your device and use the following steps to download it.

To download an eBook:

  1. Click the Download (Offline) link for the eBook you would like to download.

  2. Select Full Download from the menu.

    If you are not logged into your E-Libro Premium account, you will be prompted to do so.

  3. Select Open in Adobe Digital Editions and click OK.

    Digital Editions sees the .acsm file, automatically downloads the PDF and unlocks the file's Digital Rights Management (DRM). The book can now be read in Digital Editions.

  4. After the eBook is finished downloading, select Read Later or Read Now to open your eBook and begin reading.

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Gale Virtual Reference (LSCS)

Library Card Needed: Lone Star College System

Access Types: Online Web Browser

Applications Needed: Online Web Browser 

Links:

From your browser:

1. Navigate to the resource.

2. Search for items by keyword, subject, or title.

3.Select desired record. The full-text is available in the record.

4. In the Tools section, Select "Download".

5. Select "PDF" or "HTML"


From your browser:

1. Navigate to the resource.

2. Search for items by keyword, subject, or title.

3.Select desired record. The full-text is available in the record.

4. In the Tools section, Select "Download" or "Email" (send it to yourself to open on another device).

5. Select "PDF" and download to your device or transfer to your device from your computer.


 

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STAT!Ref (LSCS)

Library Card Needed: Lone Star College System

Access Types: Online Web Browser

Applications Needed: Online Web Browser 

Links:

From your browser:

1. Navigate to the resource.

2. Search for items by keyword, subject, or title.

3. Select desired record.

4. Scroll to the down the records and select the desired section from the "Contents" section for the full-text.


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