Download instructions differ depending on the vendor. Vanguard University Library currently has three ebook collections:
Not all ebooks can be downloaded. The download/check out period also depends on the ebook. Some ebooks can be checked out for up to 21 days while others can only be checked out for a few days.
Ebook Central ebooks can be downloaded for offline access. You first need to create an Ebook Central personal account and download Adobe Digital Editions to your device. Additional information can be found in the following guide created by the vendor, ProQuest:
The ebook will "expire" from your device when the allotted check out period ends.
Here are two examples of different download/check out periods:
You will first need to create a My EBSCOhost account to download an ebook.
The following is from the vendor, EBSCO:
Books may also be downloaded in PDF and EPUB format:
JSTOR ebooks can only be downloaded chapter by chapter - whole ebooks cannot be downloaded at once. The chapter will be downloaded as a PDF file which can be viewed in Adobe Acrobat Reader.