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Burritt Library subscribes to a number of E-book platforms, see what they are and how to read ebooks here.

ProQuest eBook Central Fast Facts

  • In order to download eBooks for offline viewing, you will need to first sign up for a free eBook Central account.
  • Adobe Digital Editions may be required to download certain titles for offline viewing.
  • For answers to ProQuest eBook Central FAQs, please visit eBook Central's help page.

ProQuest eBook Central Viewing Options

ProQuest's eBook Central has two different ways you can read their titles:


Online checkout:

You can read the titles available in eBook Central using the online viewer. This works in any browser; however, javascript must be enabled. Notations on the text may be made if you have created a personal account with MyiLibrary.

Screenshot of an eBook in ProQuest's eBook Central online Viewer


Offline checkout (download):

  1. Sign in to your free eBook Central account.
  2. Find the book you want to download, and click "Download Book".
  3. Choose the device on which you are attempting to access the eBook (Laptop/Desktop, iOS device, Android device, other).

    Screenshot of the step in which you must choose the device you are using

  4. Either download Adobe Digital Editions or confirm that you already have Adobe Digital Editions.

    Screenshot of step in which you either download Adobe Digital Editions or confirm that you already have it.

  5. If prompted, choose a download format from the options provided, and click “Download”.

    Screenshot of step in which you choose a download format if prompted, and then click download

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