Thank you to Duke University for graciously allowing re-use of some of the content from their guide.
To access eBooks at WOU, search the library catalog or within an eBook collection for the title, author or subject you are looking for. WOU has eBooks on three main platforms:
When you find your eBook, you may browse/read the contents online or download the content for reading offline. Supported browsers include IE, Safari, Chrome and Firefox.
The tabs above describe the features of each of the eBook platforms at WOU.
An App, Adobe Acrobat reader, or an equivalent browser plugin may be required by some platforms to display content correctly. Otherwise, viewing is online, within a browser window. Firefox users may need to change some settings to use EBSCO ebooks. See that tab above for details.
The setup for downloading library ebooks is, frankly, rather painful; however once the setup is complete, subsequent downloading is mostly straightforward.
Prepare to download:
Then, authorize the reader application with your Adobe ID.
Once you are fully setup, the general steps of downloading are:
For further instructions specific to device types, see the "Downloading" tab above.