Ebook Central, EbscoHost, EBL, and GVRL eBook collections allow current faculty, students and staff of Cairn University to download content to readers and other devices.
Please Note: Ebook Central, EbscoHost, and EBL require the installation of Adobe Digital Editions in order to download content.
Downloading an eBook from a EBSCOhost database
For more information visit the EBSCOhost ebooks User Guide.
Downloading an eBook from a Proquest database
For more information visit the Proquest ebook help page.
Downloading ebooks from Overdrive.
For more information about borrowing, downloading, and returning ebooks visit the Overdrive help page.
Kindle Users must download the PDF or epub document to your desktop before transferring it your Kindle using the specified software.
1. Download Adobe Digital Editions
2. Download the Send to Kindle software provided by Amazon
3. Once you've selected an ebook for download, follow the instructions to download as a PDF
4. To send the PDF to your Kindle:
From Windows Explorer, simply right click on one or more documents and choose Send to Kindle.
From any Windows application that can print, select Print and choose Send to Kindle
Drag and drop, one or more documents onto the Send to Kindle application
While some users prefer print and the Masland Library has continued to add print titles to our physical library, eBooks play an important role in an academic library. For example, ebooks are: