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Screen Resolution: The recommended screen resolution for EBSCOhost (CINAHL, PsychInfo, AltHealthWatch), ProQuest, OVID, 1024 x 768.


  • Adobe Reader should be installed*


Most Apps support the current browser version and one prior version*


How do I update my browser?

Download the app from iTunes (iPad and iPhone)

Download the app from GooglePlay (Android)

All content in the app is free and new issues will download regularly.

EBSCO eBooks Requirements


The minimum Browser and Operating System requirements for reading EBSCO eBooks online: Same as Above.

 EPUB Format EBSCO eBooks

EPUB titles are not viewable on versions of Internet Explorer older than IE 9. This is primarily because the EPUB format is based on XHTML technology, and versions older than IE 9 do not support XHTML. Currently, only a small number of our customers still run IE browsers older than IE 9.  If you attempt to view an EPUB format eBook, we will display a list of recommended browsers so that you can upgrade your browser and view the book. If you use IE and are running  an older version, you can download the latest version on Microsoft's website:

Adobe Reader Browser Requirements


The Acrobat/Acrobat Reader plug-in for web browsers relies on the cross-platform plug-in architecture NPAPI, which had been supported by all major web browsers for over a decade. The following browsers have dropped support for NPAPI, and therefore Acrobat/Acrobat Reader plug-in does not work on these browsers anymore to display the PDF.

Most Browsers


Click here for  here for Adobe Acrobat Reader Browser Requirements and settings for all supported browsers


Internet Explorer


Click here for  here for Adobe Acrobat Reader Browser Requirements and settings for all supported browsers

Internet Explorer 11 uses an ActiveX based plug-in. Follow the steps below to configure Internet Explorer to use the Acrobat/Acrobat Reader plugin for viewing PDFs:

  •   Open Internet Explorer, and choose Tools > Manage Add-ons.
  •   Under Add-on Types, select Toolbars and Extensions.
  •   In the Show menu, select All Add-ons.

See also:

EBSCOhost (free mobile App for Android)
1) Choose "iPhone and Android apps" at bottom of database to have email se  nt with directions. Important to do for authorization link.
2) Download App. Relevant App called EbscoHost, not Ebsco Ebooks more...
EBSCOhost (free mobile App for iOS)
Can search on App. Do not have to use web browser once authorized.

Download at Google Play APPs Download at  Apple APPs

To install the app, click the above link from your Android device to download the file. Once downloaded, tap the file to open it and begin the installation process.*

Bluefire Reader (free mobile App for Android)
Bluefire Reader (free mobile App for iOS)

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