An eBook, as defined by Oxford Dictionary, is a book that is displayed on a computer screen or on an electronic device that is held in the hand, instead of being printed on paper.
PHSC has three main eBook databases: Axis 360, Ebook Central (Proquest), and eBook Collection (EBSCO). These databases have options ranging from downloading chapters to entire books depending on the database and licensing. For example, Axis 360 allows the user to download entire eBooks or eAudio material onto computers, tablets, and phones for a specific loaning period.
Some key information about downloading eBooks for Axis 360:
Some key information about accessing Ebook Central (ProQuest):
Some key information about accessing eBook Collection (EBSCO):
Here are the steps you will need to go through in order to download ebooks onto your device.
In order to download ebooks you will need to be logged into your PHSC library account. This will give you access to all PHSC library resources. There are two ways to log into the PHSC Library.