eBooks at the BMCC Library

BMCC Library Hours
Spring 2014

Monday - Thursday  7:30 am - 8 pm
Friday  7:30 am - 4 pm
Sunday  1 - 5 pm

Your BMCC Library is proud to roll out its newest service to help you with your research: searchable, full-text, downloadable eBooks.

 

The eBook Academic Collection from EbscoHost allows you to search through more than 100,000 books online to support your assignments. Click here for more information on accessing and using this great new service.

  • Accessing eBooks is easy. Point your browser to the BMCC Library webpage, (www.bluecc.edu/library) then click the Academic eBooks link. (You can also find links on our Find Books and Find Articles pages.)
  • Begin searching for relevant eBooks by searching using keywords, similar to a Google search.
  • You can view more information (including the most relevant pages, which matches your search terms to the text) by clicking on a book's title.
  • Click the link on the left to read the book online. (Requires the Adobe Acrobat Reader.)
  • Click the link to download a PDF version of the book for faster or offline reading.

There are many great features to make your reasearch quicker and easier. Here are just a few:

  • Search within: Find specific terms or phrases in the book, even after your first search.
  • Print and email: You can print and/or email up to 60 pages from most eBooks.
  • Permalink: Create a link for quick access to your eBook online. BONUS: Permalinks can be set to take you to specific chapters or subsections of an eBook.
  • Cite: Get the correct citation for your bibliography or works cited page by clicking this icon

. . . and much more! Click here to explore our eBooks collection now.

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Alesia Sterner (not verified):

I have tried numerous times to access this but cannot. I always get a message that proxy server won't connect. I tried internet explorer and Chrome also. I would really love to use this, since I live in Boardman and only get to Pendleton once a week or so. Any suggestions?

ejensen:

Thank you for letting us know the situation. Can you describe more what you are seeing when trying to access the eBooks? Are you entering your 14-digit BMCC Library barcode when asked?

Let us know as soon as possible so we can help get you connected! Click for contact info, or post a reply here. Thank you for using the BMCC Library. We look forward to serving you!

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