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Online Resources: Print to PDF

Learn about the library's online resources: what types of sources they contain, search strategies, and unique features.

Print to PDF

Most Ebook Central titles allow a limited amount of printing.  You will first create a PDF of the page(s), then print from the PDF.  Follow the steps on the right to take advantage of this feature.

Ebook Central: Print to PDF

When you first access an ebook in Ebook Central, you will see whether or not printing is allowed (and how many pages can be printed at once).  To get to the Print and other features, click one of the "Read Online" buttons. 

Since printing is limited (you cannot print the entire book), you will need to determine what page(s) you want to print.  Be sure to note the page number(s) in the upper-right corner, which might or might not agree with page numbers in a print version of the book.

 

Next, click on the "Print" button (it looks somewhat like a printer with a piece of paper feeding through).

The system keeps track of how many pages you print from an ebook, so you will be asked to sign in to Ebook Central before proceeding.  Just use your regular single sign-on information.

 

Now you will need to click on the "Print" button  again to bring up the box below, which asks what page(s) you want to print.  After entering the page range, click "Continue." 

The system will take a moment to process the request, then you'll need to click "Open PDF" to see your page(s).

You should then see the page(s) opened in a PDF document.