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.

ProQuest Ebook Central (former eBrary)

ProQuest Ebook Central - a growing e-book collection that spans all academic subject areas.

The e-books are included in the Library catalog and are fully searchable. They can be downloaded for a borrowing period of up to 14 days. To do this, you need to access an Ebook Central personal account and download the free Adobe Digital Editions software. Compatible devices include iPad, iPhone, laptops and others. To have full advantage of services, you will need to sign in.

What is your “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 the 10-digit barcode from the back of your AUBG ID card. Example: 2288996655

For Password, enter “AUBG” plus the same 10-digit barcode (14 symbols in total). Example: AUBG2288996655

Note – all spaces have to be removed.

What is the ‘Personal Ebook Central Account’ for?

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
  • Create notes and highlight important information, etc.

Note, most personal preference information (such as citation choice and language) is stored as a “cookie” on the computer itself.

If you are experiencing any access problems or have  general questions on ProQuest Ebook Central, please contact us at 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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