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Electronic Books (Ebooks) @ Limestone Library: Downloading:
EBSCO eBooks

Dowloading chapters and books

Create an image PDF of a specific chapter or page range

For most books you can download a segment of a book (60 pages or fewer) as a PDF to keep; alternatively, you can choose to download a single chapter. If the chapter's length exceeds 60 pages, you'll get an error message—in that case, select a 60-page range from the chapter in the Download dialog. 

  • Navigate to the chapter you wish to download
  • Click on the PRINTER icon on the left side of the page
  • A box will appear that will allow you to

  • Click on Print PDF and you will get an option to save the PDF to your computer or device.


Downloading of full EBSCO ebooks is available at Limestone University.

EBSCOhost app Help Sheet for iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad

Downloading Instructions

To download electronic books you must first create your own personal EBSCO account.  This will allow you to download the ebooks and store in folders for later use.  You can also store links to articles found within the database.

Downloading & Creating a New Account

Downloading to Kindle

To download EBSCO eBooks to your Kindle you must first save the eBook pages as PDF.

To save EBSCO eBooks pages as a PDF:

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

  2. Go to the first page of the section of pages you would like to print and click the Save Pages in the tools menu above.

    The Save Pages to PDF menu is displayed.

    Save Pages of an eBook Menu
  3. Select to include in the PDF:

    • Current Page: Save only the page you are viewing.
    • Current Page and the next XX pages: Enter the number of pages (up to 60) in the field provided.
    • This Section: Select to save the entire section or chapter of the eBook. (If available to select)
  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.
  5. Open the saved PDF and use the Adobe Print function to print out your saved pages.

Note: eBook pages saved as a PDF can be transferred to, and read on eReader devices such as the Nook or Kindle. Consult your device's user manual for instructions on how to manually transfer files to the device.

If you are experiencing problems with our guides and databases, please contact ProfessorJanet S. Ward,, Assistant Director of the Library and Web Services Librarian.