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E-books and E-book Collections: ProQuest Ebook Central

A guide to e-books in the library collection

ProQuest Ebook Central

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  • 150,000+ books from academic and university presses. 

  • Interdisciplinary.

  • Includes many custom tools.

  • Many, but not all, ProQuest Central books can be downloaded for a borrowing period of up to 21 days.  To do this, you must   download the free Adobe Digital Editions software.  Compatible devices include the iPad, iPhone, laptops and others.   Download to the Kindle is limited to standard image-PDF format, one chapter or page range (up to 60 pages) at a time. 

  • When you click to download a ProQuest Central title, you will be prompted to sign in with your myNEU username and password. 

  • N.B.The download option may create a problem if an e-book is assigned to a class.   Faculty may want to caution students to read, but not download, the book.  Access would be subject to prior download.

  • Stable links to books and book chapters can be inserted in Blackboard.

See detailed information on using ProQuest Ebook Central here.

   See also a ProQuest announcement on enhanced accessibility.