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EBSCO Academic E-Book Collection: Printing/Saving/Notes

A Guide to the EBSCOhost Academic E-book Collection From the GFU Library

Printing or Saving EBSCO E-Book Pages

Printing or Saving EBSCO E-book Pages

A set number of pages of an EBSCO e-book can be printed or saved per user as a PDF file from within the e-book Full Text viewer.

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

To print (or save) e-books pages as a PDF:

  1. Open the e-book in the e-book Full Text viewer.

  2. Go to the first page of the section of pages you would like to print and click the Print icon in the right column.

    The Print PDF menu is displayed.

  3. Select to print:

    • Current Page: Print only the page you are viewing.
    • Current Page and the next XX pages: Enter the number of pages (up to 60) in the field provided.
    • This Section: Select to print the entire section of the e-book. (If available to select)
  4. Select:

    • Print PDF: To send the selected pages to your printer.
    • Send as an E-mail: To e-mail the selected pages as a PDF file to yourself.

Note: E-book pages saved as a PDF can be transferred to, and read on ereader devices such as the Nook or Kindle. Consult your device's user manual for instructions on how to manually transfer files to the device or see the Mobile Devices & Apps page of this guide and scroll down to the box titled "Transfer EBSCO E-books to a Mobile Device."



The Notetaking feature assists with your research by allowing you to take notes on EBSCO e-ooks and save them to your My EBSCOhost folder for later viewing.

To use the Notetaking feature in EBSCOhost:

   1.  From the page of the e-book on which you would like to leave a note, click the Notes icon in the toolbar.

   2.  Click the + New Note button that appears in the Notes area. If there are existing notes, they appear in a list in the Notes area.

Note: Click the Sign In link to save your note to your personal My EBSCOhost folder account.

   3.  Enter your note text in the field provided and click the Save button. You can adjust how the text appears in your note using the Bold, Italics, and Underline buttons above the text field.

   4.  Your saved note appears in the Notes list.

  • Click the Note title to edit the text.
  • Hover your pointer over the note to either Delete or view the page number of the note.
  • Click the Close Notes Icon in the upper-left corner to close the Notes area.