EBSCO Audiobooks Help Sheet
Note: In order to download Audiobooks and transfer them to a portable device, you must first download the EBSCO Audiobooks Download Manager software. You will be prompted to install the software the first time you download an Audiobook.
The default search screen for EBSCO Audiobooks is basic search. The Audiobook Collection landing page displayed below is available by clicking the Audiobooks link in the top toolbar.
There are several ways to search for EBSCO Audiobooks:
Perform a keyword search of the Audiobooks database using the Find field.
Browse by Category by selecting a category from the column on the left.
View the Latest Added audiobooks using the left and right arrows or click View All to view a result list of all latest added Audiobooks.
View Featured Audiobooks using the left and right arrows to change categories or click View All to view a result list of all Featured Audiobooks.
To search for EBSCO Audiobooks:
Enter your search terms in the Find field and click Search.
A result list of Audiobooks is displayed.
Click the Sample button to hear a preview of the Audiobook.
Click the Download link to download the Audiobook and transfer it to a portable device.
Downloading an Audiobook
Once you have selected an Audiobook to download, you can download it and transfer it to a portable device using Windows Media Player or iTunes.
To download Audiobooks:
From the result list, click the Download link to download the Audiobook.
Note: If you have not downloaded the Audiobook Download Manager software, you will be prompted to do so. See Download Manager software
If you are not already signed in to your My EBSCOhost folder, you will be prompted to do so.
Select a Checkout Period from the drop-down menu and click Checkout and Download.
The Audiobook is added to the Checkouts area of the folder and the Download Manager software should automatically begin to download the Audiobook to your computer.
If the download does not start automatically, click the Download link for your checked-out Audiobook from the Checkouts area of the folder.
Depending on your device preference, the Download Manager transfers your Audiobook to a connected Apple device or to Windows Media Player.
You can transfer the Audiobook to a non-Apple device using Windows Media Player.