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Ebooks @ Cairn: EBSCOhost ebooks

A guide on using ebooks

EBSCOhost collection

The EBSCOhost eBook Collection is a broad multi-disciplinary collection covering topics across the sciences, social sciences, arts and humanities. 

  • To access full text ebooks only, this option must selected in the drop down menu.
  • This resource is restricted to Virginia Tech users only.

Searching Tips

When searching for ebooks, you can select "download available" under advanced searches.

How to download/copy/paste in EBSCOhost ebooks

  1. Click Download This eBook (Offline) on the left column.
  2. Log in to account or create account (free).
  3. Select checkout period.
  4. Click Checkout & Download button.





  1. Open title by selecting eBook Full Text on left column.
  2. Copy and paste directly from page.
  3. Limited to one page at a time.

Select eBook Full Text on the left column.

  1. Click the Print icon on the right column.
  2. Select pages for printing.

*Will display page limit at top of webpage.