Proquest Ebook Central
AMBS has a subscription to ProQuest's Academic Complete collection of over 86,000 interdisciplinary titles. AMBS has also activated some additional titles on this platform. All ProQuest e-books may be viewed on the ProQuest site via any web browser.
The ProQuest site can be accessed remotely by entering your library barcode and password when prompted.
Print a selection
Choose "Read online" and then choose the printer icon to download a printable PDF selection. Each book has a limited number of pages available for printing. The interface will tell you how many pages you can print.
Download a chapter
The ProQuest reader has a chapter download option, signified by an icon that looks like a page with a down arrow. Choose "Read online," find the chapter you want to download, then choose the chapter download option to download a PDF. This download will not expire, so it can be saved for later.
Download the whole book
For most devices, but not Kindle, entire e-books may be downloaded to your computer, e-reader or mobile device for 14 days. You have to first install Adobe Digital Editions, create an Adobe account, and activate your device. The ProQuest interface takes you through the steps needed to download a book.
Get the Bluefire Reading App
ProQuest utilizes the free Bluefire reading app, available for Apple and Google Play. You may want to access helpful Bluefire support information.