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READ Reading (Endorsement OR Specialization): Library Ebooks of READ Course Texts

This guide identifies useful resources for those enrolled in READ 530-541 courses

About GFU Library Ebooks

George Fox students and staff have access to over 600,000 library e-books. The ebooks are accessible 24/7 from any computer or mobile device with an Internet connection. The instructions below apply to 99% of our library ebooks.

Click the link to any George Fox Library ebook and login with your info to immediately access and read the ebook in a browser.

  • The vast majority of ebooks allow for unlimited simultaneous users (meaning an entire class can be reading the same ebook at once). 

Most library ebooks allow a set number of pages to be downloaded in PDF format to keep (decided by publisher and vendor). (Depending on the platform, the page numbers are reset every hour (EBSCO Ebooks) or every 24 hours (ProQuest Ebooks) and can then be downloaded again until the entire book has been downloaded to keep. When downloaded in this way they do not expire.

  •  Most library ebooks are DRM (digital rights management) protected ebooks.
  • Free Adobe Digital Editions software must be installed in order to download and read DRM protected ebooks offline. 
  • DRM protected ebooks expire at set times decided by the publisher, however, they can be immediately redownloaded.
  •  Instructions for downloading our full ebooks, PDF chapters, printing/copying limits, and more are included in the EBSCO EbooksProQuest Ebooks library guides.

Library Ebooks for READ Required Course Texts