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Library 101: Library Resources

Introduction to using the Mary Helen Cochran library


Welcome! We're so glad you're here.

This is a new guide designed to help students at any stage of the research process and is under construction.

For help, chat with us (see link on the right side), text us at 434-226-5575 or schedule an appointment with a librarian.

We look forward to working with you!

Library Director

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Lore Guilmartin
Mary Helen Cochran Library
Sweet Briar College
(434) 381-6287

EBSCO ebooks requirements

Adobe Digital Editions

In order to download EBSCO eBooks, you must have Adobe Digital Editions installed on your computer. You will also need to use Adobe Digital Editions to transfer an eBook to a supported portable eReader device.

Adobe Digital Editions is a free download available at this link:

Recommended Browser Settings for EBSCO eBooks

  • For Adobe Acrobat Reader Browser Requirements and settings for all supported browsers, click here.

  • For general browser requirements for the EBSCOhost interface, click here.

  • Internet Explorer versions 8.0 and older are not compatible with eBooks in EPUB format. To view an EPUB format eBook, we recommended these browsers: Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome or Internet Explorer 11 or later.

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