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eBooks at Jefferson College Library

Use this LibGuide to learn how to find and use EBSCO eBooks from the Archway collection.

Where to Start

Are you searching for an academic eBook or a popular eBook?  As a general rule of thumb: academic titles can be found on EBSCO while popular titles such as New York Times Bestsellers can be found on Overdrive.

What Are eBooks?

An eBook is the electronic or digital version of a print book. EBooks can be read on or offline on a variety of PCs such as desktops, iPads, and smartphones as well as dedicated eBook readers such as Kindles and Paperwhites. As a Jefferson College user, you have access to our expanding collection of Overdrive and EBSCO eBooks through Archway and MOBIUS catalogs.

Why Use eBooks?

With eBooks users have the options to:

  • Download eBooks onto electronic devices such as smartphones, desktops, laptops, and tablets
  • Print, e-mail, or save certain chapters or pages (typically up the 60 pages)
  • Search for phrases or keywords within an eBook
  • Save favorite eBook titles to personal bookshelf
  • Place holds on eBook titles that are currently checked-out