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E-Books at the University of Kentucky Libraries: Ebook Central

Ebook Central (from ProQuest)

About This Resource

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Use & Download Info


  • E-books are available in PDF format.

Laptop or Desktop Access

Mobile or Tablet Access

ProQuest Ebook Central materials can be accessed on phones and other mobile devices by using the Bluefire Reader App.  This App is available for iOS and Android devices. You can download the eBooks Mobile app here:

iOS App: iTunes

Android App: Google Play


Other Usage Info

Checkout time
-7 days
-If you finish with the book sooner, you can return it early through Adobe Digital Editions.

- Default is one user at a time per title
- For information on a specific title or if you are a professor wishing to assign an e-book for a class, please ask us.

  • You can download a chapter PDF from the table of contents or download a chapter, page range or single page PDF from the Reader. The PDFs do not expire.
  • Chapter downloads require users to sign-in to their Ebook Central account or continue as Guest.
  • By signing in, users have increased copy, print and download allowances, access to his or her personal Ebook Central Bookshelf where he or she can save books, chapters, and create/save annotations for free!
  • The typical print allowance for most titles is 40% of the book.