Ebooks at MSJC Libraries: Ebsco Ebooks

About Ebooks at MSjC

How to Save Results

When you create an EBSCO account you will be able to save ebooks to your personal folder and access them anytime, add notes about a book and access the notes from your personal folder (myfolder).

This login will also work for the Ebscohost Premier Collection of Databases

Create an EBSCO ebook account

To set up a personal account:

  1. Click the Sign In in the top toolbar of the screen.

  2. From the Sign In Screen, click the Create a new Account link.

3.  The Create a New Account Screen appears with Personal Account entered in the Account Type field. Fill in the fields on the    Create a New Account Screen. When you have completed the fields, click Save Changes.

 

  • When you create a new My EBSCOhost folder account, or are updating the existing password for your account, you are required to create a strong password.
  • As you begin to enter a new value into the password field, the strength indicator will reflect how strong your password is using both color and strength value (red=weak vs. green=strong).
  • When your password meets the requirements, the indicator displays that your password is strong and you can retype the password in the next field to confirm it.
  • If all the information was accepted, a message appears that provides your user name and password. Click OK. You will be automatically logged in as a personal user. You should note the user name and password you created so you can log in at a future session.

How to Search EBSCO ebooks

To Reset your Password

To reset your password:

  1. From the Sign In Screen, click Forgot your password? A screen appears.

  2. Enter your user name and click Continue. You are prompted to answer the question you entered as a password hint.

  3. Enter your new password twice.

  4. Click Continue. You are automatically logged in as a personal user based on your new password. You should note the new password so you can log in at a future session.

If you have forgotten your user name and password, you can submit information to retrieve your user name and password.


To retrieve your user name and password:

  1. From the Sign In Screen, click Forgot your user name and password? A screen appears.

  2. You are prompted to enter your first name, last name and e-mail address. Click Continue. The Reset your Password Screen appears with your user name displayed.

  3. You are prompted to answer the question you entered as a password hint, enter a new password twice.

  4. Click Continue. You are automatically logged in as a personal user based on your new password. You should note the new password so you can log in at a future session.

If desired, when you sign in to My EBSCOhost, you can retrieve Preferences settings that you selected and saved in a previous session.