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E-books : E-Books at MPC

Find EBSCO eBooks

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EBSCO Ebook Collection

How to Access EBSCO eBooks

1. Go to the MPC Library home page at

2. Click on EBSCO E-book Collection under Quick Links. You will be asked for your Lobo Account/MPC Library card number for off-campus access. 

3. Enter your search terms into the search box.  Click on Search.

4.  A list of eBooks will be shown.  Here is an example of an eBook from the eBooks' list.  To read the eBook, click on PDF Full Text or EPUB Full Text.


How to Print eBooks

After you click on the PDF Full Text,

1.  Click on Save Pages located right above the ebook's page.

2.  From the Include in PDF, you have three options:  

  • Current page: print the current page you are viewing.
  • Current page and the next XX pages: enter the number of pages you would like to print.  You can print up to 100 pages depending on each ebook.  Look for Number of pages available.  This tells you how many pages you can print.
  • This section: print all the pages listed (this option is sometimes not allowed).

3.  Click on the Save PDF button.  A box popped up with the Open and Save buttons allowing you to open or save the selected pages in PDF.  You can now print the pages.

e-Books Available at MPC Library

An e-book is a digital version of a print book, containing the same words and images that you would find in its print counterpart. These e-book collections are available to MPC students, faculty and staff. A valid MPC library card number is required for off-campus access.

Free e-Books for Everyone

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  • Librarians are available to provide research help during all open hours at the library reference desk or at (831) 646-4262.
  • To make an appointment with a librarian for specialized research help, please send an email to Be sure to include when you are available, what you would like help with, your name, and student ID number. Allow up to 48 hours for a response.

By Phone    General Info.:     646-4095           
                   Circulation Desk: 646-3098
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