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Library Information: Accessing eBooks

Searching for eBooks

Searching E-Books

Type your search terms in the search field, then click on the Books & eBooks tab at the top.


Selecting eBooks

Selecting e-Book

Make your eBook selection and click on Click Here for this eResource.


Viewing/Saving eBooks

Choose PDF Full Text to view book online, or Download This Book to save the book for offline use.


EBSCO eBOOk app Notice

Notice: EBSCO is retiring the EBSCO eBooks app in late May 2018.   They will be switching to EPUB files and need an app that can use the new file format. EBSCO will be using Bluefire Reader app that you can download from your devices app store. Directions on downloading this app can be found below in the box label “Downloading to Your Device”.

Downloading to Your Device

Would you like to save your eBook selection to your phone, tablet, or other device? Follow these simple instructions:

1) Select Book for Checkout

make book selection

2) When prompted, create a personal EBSCO account.

(This does NOT have to be your FSCJ username & password)

3) Download the Bluefire Reader App from the App Store for your device

4) Authorize the Bluefire app with an Adobe ID.

If you have previously created an Adobe ID then you can use it to authorize the Bluefire app.  
Please note: You will only need to authorize the BlueFire app with your Adobe ID once. 

To Authorize the App:

  • Open the Bluefire app from your device's applications menu.

  • To  create an ID Click on the app's link labeled "Create a free Adobe ID". 
    Then enter your Adobe ID and Adobe password in the fields provided.

  • Tap Authorize.

  • Your device is now authorized to read EBSCO eBooks.
    Authorize Bluefire App

5) Log in to the App with your new Username and Password from your EBSCO account.

You should see your selections in your Library.