E-Books

E-Books

Panitza Library maintains a comprehensive collection of e-books that are available to AUBG faculty, students and staff. Currently, we subscribe to 2 specifically designed for academic libraries collections from leading companies – ProQuest and EBSCO.

Ebook Central (former eBrary)

Ebook Central

consists of over 130,000 electronic books in all subject areas. The  e-books are included in the Library catalog and are fully searchable.

Ebooks can be  downloaded for a borrowing period of up to 14 days. To do this, you must  access a

Ebook Central

personal  account and download the free Adobe Digital  Editions software. Compatible devices include iPad, iPhone, laptops and  others. Use the internal reader to print a chapter. To have full  advantage of services, you will have to sign in.

How do I get a “personal Ebook Central account”?
Once on the Ebook Central webpage, look at  the top-right corner of the screen and click Sign In. You will be asked  to enter username and password.
For Username, type “AUBG” plus the 10-digit barcode from the  back of your AUBG ID card (14 symbols in total): example  AUBG2288996655.
For Password, enter your surname with capital first letter:example Georgiev.
Note – all special punctuation or spaces have to be removed.

What  is a “personal Ebook Central account”?
Once you’re signed in, you will be able  to:

  • Download a book
  • Prepare to use the Mobile App
  • Export complete  title lists
  • Save titles to your bookshelf

You can use your bookshelf to:

  • Save links to particular books
  • Make (and save) notes
  • Make (and save) highlights
  • Create folders to organize your books
  • Share or email folders containing links to e- books

Note, most personal preference info (such as citation choice  and  language) is stored as a “cookie” on the computer itself. The  bookshelf is  accessible from any computer.

If you are experiencing any access problems or have  general questions on Ebrary, please contact us at mailto:gatanasova@aubg.edu, or phone ext.  340.

EBSCO's eBook Academic Collection

EBSCO’s eBook Academic Collection includes more than 130,000 multidisciplinary eBook titles representing a broad range of academic subject matter, ensuring that you’ll have access to information relevant to your research needs, all with a user-friendly search experience and simple download process. Subjects include:

  • Art
  • Business & Economics
  • Education
  • Language
  • Arts & Discipline
  • Literary Criticism
  • Medical
  • Performing Arts
  • Poetry
  • Political
  • Science
  • Religion
  • Social Science
  • Philosophy
  • Technology & Engineering
  • And other academic subjects

Notable publishers and university presses include Elsevier Ltd., Taylor & Francis Ltd., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Sage Publications, Ltd., Harvard University Press, Oxford University Press, and many more. All titles are available with unlimited user access, and new titles are regularly added to the collection.

For more information, contact Nikolina Ivanova-Bell at mailto:gatanasova@aubg.edu or libmail@aubg.edu .

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