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Books & eBooks: Find Books

How to search for and locate a book in the library or an eBook from EBSCOhost.

Search for Books In the library.

How to search the book catalog

1.​​​​ Enter your search terms in the white box that says "Search anything." Search terms can be book title, author, or a topic. 

2. Make sure the drop down is on "Library Catalog"

3. Press Enter or the magnifying glass to the right. 

4. Click on the book title to find the call number and see if it is checked out. Some results might show another library has the title such as Ashland. Do not worry. Click the title to see that Elizabethtown also has the book available. 


Image of book catalog results when searching for herbs

5. Write down the call number to locate the book on the shelf. 

Book information for The Herbal Apothecary with arrow pointing at the call number for Elizabethtown

eBook Collections

Supplemental eBook Collections: Reference & Elementary Education

Reference Collections

Image of logo for Credo Reference database Credo Reference Encyclopedias

K-8 Elementary Education: Juvenile & Young Adult Readers

Reading EBSCO eBooks

If you are printing an EBSCO eBook, typically up to 100 pages of a title can be printed per user in PDF format. In addition, you can select to save the pages as a PDF file instead of printing them.


  • The number of pages may vary depending on individual publisher-specified limits.

  • Some titles may not allow for printing due to individual publisher-specified limits.Image of printing permissions on EBSCO eBook

Red box drawn around publisher permissions

Downloading EBSCO eBooks to Your Mobile Device

EBSCO eBooks are compatible with for the following eBook Readers:

  • Apple (iOS) Devices such as iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch
  • Android Devices such as smartphones and tablets
  • Sony eReader Touch Edition
  • Barnes & Noble Nook
  • All eBook Readers supporting the Adobe eBook DRM

EBSCO eBooks are compatible with the following mobile apps:

Exporting EBSCO eBook pages to Google Drive