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EBSCO eBook Academic Collection : Save / E-mail / Print

a Guide to Using and Finding EBSCO eBooks

Saving eBooks Pages

To save eBook pages as a PDF:

  1. Open the selected eBook in the eBook Full Text viewer.

  2. Go to the section of pages you would like to print and click the Save Pages in the top tools menu;

    The Save Pages to PDF menu appears;

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3. Go to Save pages to PDF and choose the features you need:

  • Current Page: Save only the page you are viewing.
  • Current Page and the next ... pages: Enter the number of pages you need to save.
  • This Section: Select to save the entire section or chapter of the eBook.

4. Select:

  • Save PDF: To save the selected pages to your computer.
  • Send as an E-mail: To e-mail the selected pages as a PDF file to yourself.

Emailing eBooks Pages

To e-mail eBook pages as a PDF:

  1. Open the eBook in the eBook Full Text viewer;

  2. Go to the section of pages you would like to print and click the E-mail Pages in the upper tools menu;

    The E-mail PDF menu appears;

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3. Include in the PDF:

  • Current Page: Save only the page you are viewing.
  • Current Page and the next ... pages: Enter the number of pages you want to forward by email.
  • This Section: Select to save the entire section or chapter of the eBook.

4. Send as E-mail:

  • Citation Format: Save your citations in a specific format.
  • E-mail from: Enter your e-mail address.
  • E-mail to: Enter the e-mail address of your recipient. To send to more than one e-mail address, use a semicolon (;) between each e-mail address.
  • Subject: Add a subject to your email.
  • Comments: Add comments in the body of the e-mail.

5. Click E-mail PDF.

Printing eBooks Pages

Depending on publisher-specified limits, up to 100 pages of an EBSCO eBook can be printed, saved or emailed as a PDF file (per user) from within the eBook viewer to be printed at a later time.

To print eBook pages:

  1. Open the eBook in the eBook Full Text viewer.

  2. Choose the section of pages you would like to print and click the Print Pages in the top tools menu;

    The Print Pages to PDF menu appears;

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3. Go to Include in the PDF and check the feature you need:

  • Current Page: Save only the page you are viewing.
  • Current Page and the next ... pages: Enter the number of pages to be printed
  • This Section: Select to save the entire section or chapter of the eBook.

4. Click Print PDF to open your browser's Print dialog box.

5. Configure your print settings and click OK to print your pages.

Note:

  • Some titles may not allow for printing due to individual publisher-specified limits.
  • The number of pages may vary depending on individual publisher-specified limits.
  • If you have reached your printing limit, the option to print or save eBook pages will be temporarily unavailable.