A maximum of 10 eBooks may be checked out at one time. After 14 days the items will be automatically returned. A limited number of pages (as specified on the eBook brief record) can be printed or saved as a PDF.
Note: Internet Explorer is not compatible with EBSCO eBooks; we recommend using Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox.
Note: If you create an EBSCOhost account, you must create a strong, secure password for your account to be accepted. Mix numbers, capital and lowercase letters; and avoid obvious word choices.
Note: If this is your first time using Digital Editions, log in with your Adobe ID and click Authorize. If you do not have an Adobe ID, you can create one now.
The ebook will stay in your Digital Editions Library for the duration of your borrowing period.
This resource provides access to eBooks covering many subject areas such as business, health and medicine, language, law, science, and technology. eBooks from this collections can be downloaded, read online, and checked out to be used offline. Checked-out items will be automatically returned after 14 days.
How to download eBooks:
Note: Some older Android devices have issues with opening downloaded eBooks in Digital Editions. If you have problems viewing an eBook, download the File Manager app, open the Downloads folder, tap the eBook, and tap open in Digital Editions.
Synchronizing eBooks in multiple devices:
How to read eBooks online:
Safari by O’Reilly is a Library digital resource collection with a focus on technology and business. It includes eBooks, videos, tutorials, case studies, and learning paths; you can even add resources to ‘Playlists’ to keep things organized.
To access Safari by O’Reilly, you will need an Algonquin College network log in; you will be required to log in whether you are on or off campus.
To access Safari from your desktop/laptop:
To save content, click the playlist icon and that resource will be accessible from any page in your online learning experience.
To access content on your mobile device
This resource provides a collection of ebooks and public documents from Canadian publishers. New titles are released weekly, allowing users to access current and relevant materials. All of the public documents found in this collection can be read in HTML format. Other materials may be available to download as a PDF or to be read offline if authorized. Offline loans are valid for 7 days. desLibris allows printing of up to 10% of an eBook; a message will inform the user when that limit has been reached.
To download material as a PDF from desLibres you will need the following:
Library digital resources require you to log in if you are off campus. Your login and PIN for your library account will be: