Answered By: Elyse Wolf
Last Updated: Apr 30, 2019     Views: 827

There are two options for download in Ebook Central - ProQuest: download ebook chapters or download the full ebook.

Download Ebook Chapters

You can download individual chapters as PDFs. Just scroll down to the chapter you want in the Table of Contents and click the “Download PDF” link.  Please be aware of the page limits. In the example below, you are limited to 92 pages per session, but the limit will vary by title.

Screenshot of where to find the "Download PDF" links for each chapter in an eBook in ProQuest's Ebook Central database.

Download the Full Ebook

Download the entire ebook using the instructions below, but please know that check out lengths vary. In the below example, this ebook may only be checked out for 21 days and then it expires.  You will have to repeat the steps below if 21 days is not enough time.

To download and read ebooks from ProQuest Ebook Central you will have to create an account with ProQuest, if you do not already have one, and download Adobe Digital Editions if you are using a desktop/laptop and Bluefire Reader on your tablet or smartphone (iOS or Android).

To create an account follow these steps:

  1. Click "Sign In" in the upper right corner of the screen

    Screenshot of ebookcentral sign in button

  2. Select "Join Ebook Central"
  3. Enter your name, email (which is also your username), and password.

To download an ebook you will follow the prompts (be sure you are signed in):

  1. From the ebook's page click "Download Book"

    Screenshot of where to find the download book link in ProQuest's Ebook Central database.

  2. Ebook Central will ask what device you are using, aid you in the installation of appropriate software, and download the ebook. 

    screenshot of the ebook central download prompts, includes asking what kind of device or system you are using

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