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How to Use EBSCO eBooks

Access and use the thousands of eBooks in COM Library's EBSCO eBooks collection.

Get Started

Once in EBSCO eBooks, you can search or browse the eBooks.


Add Notes to eBooks

You can take notes on eBooks and save them to your My EBSCOhosthost folder for later viewing. Here's how:

  1. From the page of the eBook on which you would like to leave a note, click on the My Notes above the book.
  2. Click the + New Note button that appears in the Notes area.
  3. Enter your note. You can adjust how the text appears in your note using the Bold, Italics, and Underline buttons above the text field.
  4. Click the Save button.
  5. Click Sign In to store notes to save your note.
  6. Click the X in the upper-left corner to close the Notes area.

What's In It?


EBSCOhost eBooks cover many subjects with thousands of eBooks, including a special section on books about Texas. 

Downloadable Only Please!

You can limit your result list to just the downloadable eBooks. Simply select Download available under Refine your results.

Special Features

  • Download thousands of eBooks to you computer.
  • Save a list of favorite eBooks to your free EBSCOhost account for easy access.
  • Get a citation in multiple formats, including APA and MLA.
  • Save notes on eBooks to your free EBSCOhost account.
  • View eBook Table of Contents from search Result List.
  • Navigate to eBook chapters or sections directly from Result List and Detail Record.
  • Search within a book for specific terms, yielding a list of hyperlinked pages.
  • Create notes and retain links to the eBook pages viewed when notes were added.
  • Users can place a hold on limited simultaneous user books that are currently checked out.

Get Help from COM Library on the Result List

If you'd like help while you're searching you can start a chat with COM Library right from the result list during library hours

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