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ACPE Library: eBook Collections

Finding eBooks at ACPE Library

Download the book to computers, tablets, and phones. Online reader is available on all eBook platforms and requires no software other than an internet browser on your device.

Downloading eBooks offline.

If you do not have the software already on your device, you will be prompted to download - there is no charge.

Downloading eBooks on PC/MAC

If you’re using a laptop or desktop, you need Adobe Digital Editions software to download the eBook from the vendor platform. Books are covered by copyright legislation in the same way as printed books. To download an EBSCO eBook, in addition to your LMS login, you will need to create a personal account. See the EBSCO eBook tutorial on this page if you need assistance.

Downloading eBooks on tablets

You do need an Adobe ID to be able to read downloaded books on a mobile device. You can get an Adobe ID for free HERE (link goes out to the Adobe account login page where you have to click on the "Get an Adobe ID"-link).


Download the app BlueFire Reader. Apple devices from the App Store, Android devices from Google Play store.

There are 3 ways find eBooks.

1. Search the library catalogue

  • Narrow the results by selecting eBook in the format facet, then select include. Individual eBook titles can be searched by title, author, subject or keyword. 


2. Search Proquest, EBSCOhost and Gale eBook platforms from this guide.

3. Search the databases. There are thousands of full text eBooks available. 

Click to search for Gale eBooks

Gale eBooks tutorial

Click to search for ProQuest eBooks

ProQuest eBook tutorial

Click to search for EBSCOHost eBooks


EBSCO eBooks - Tutorial