EBSCO/NetLibrary is one of USF’s largest collection of online books from various publishers. While USF has not purchased the entire NetLibrary collection, the USF collection numbers over 60,000 titles with a focus on scholarly publications with some general interest titles included. Over half of the titles are from university presses such as Oxford, MIT, and SUNY. Publishers with substantial content include Wiley and Taylor & Francis. NetLibrary also contains a searchable collection of electronic books in the public domain including titles digitized by Yale University Press.
Titles in this collection can be accessed by single or multiple simulataneous use, based on the individual book title . Remote access is limited to USF students, faculty and staff. Non USF users can access the collection using a computer at the USF Library.
Viewing, Printing and Downloading
EBSCO’s online eBook viewer supports reading on desktop or laptop computers and tablet devices. Our reader is browser-based, so there’s no need to download special software or hardware; users simply search, click and immediately start reading.
To checkout and download eBooks to your computer:
eBooks can be downloaded to your mobile device and read with the free Bluefire Reader app.
Depending on publisher-specified limits, up to 100 pages of an EBSCO eBook can be printed, saved or emailed as a PDF file (per user) from within the eBook viewer to be printed at a later time.
To learn how to save, print, or email eBook Chapters, see:
Instructors can now request the USF Libraries to acquire e-Books for classroom support if they are available electronically.