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All About eBooks: Bookshelf

Information on our digital book platforms and how to use them.

Bookshelf Options

Your bookshelf in ProQuest Ebook Central keeps track of your downloads, loans and saved books, and lets you share them with others.

Features include:

1.Download & Loans

Easy access to the books you’ve downloaded or have on loan, and a reminder of how many days are remaining.

2. Recently Viewed

Up to 18 titles that you’ve recently viewed are displayed here.

3. Annotated Books

Easy access to all of the books that you have bookmarked, highlighted or added notes to

4. Save to Bookshelf

Organize your books into as many folders as you’d like. Your bookshelf comes with a Research folder and you can add more folders as you need them.

5. Annotations

Access your highlights, notes and bookmarks at the book level quickly and efficiently.

6. Sort By

Sort by Title, Contributor(s), Year Published, Publisher.

7. Share Link to Folder

Share a link to your folder with others at your institution. The link could be used to create online course reading lists or new title lists for patrons and faculty.

8. Email Folder

Email folder contents to other Ebook Central users.

9. Export Folder

Export folder contents in .csv format.

10. Cite Folder

Create a citation from your choice of styles: APA, Chicago/Turabian - Notes-Bibliography, Chicago/Turabian - Author-Date, Harvard, MLA, or Vancouver, or import into RefWorks/Flow or EndNote/Citavi. 

11. Export Notes, Share Link to Book, Copy To, Remove

Export your notes and bookmarks; share a link to the book; copy a book to another folder; or remove the book from your bookshelf.

12. Cite Book

Create a citation from your choice of styles: APA, Chicago/Turabian - Notes-Bibliography, Chicago/Turabian - Author-Date, Harvard, MLA, or Vancouver.

13. Select, Copy or Remove Books

Select books and copy them to a new or existing folder or remove books from bookshelf.

Bookshelf Functionality

Bookshelf - Export Notes, Share Link to Book, Copy To, Remove

Thank You/Credits

This guide was adapted from the ProQuest Ebook Central LibGuide with permission.