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Overview

What if you could offer an ebook experience that’s intuitive for you and your patrons? What if you could manage all aspects of your collection — discovery, selection, acquisition, administration, and reporting — all on one platform? And what if that platform provided access to more than a million ebooks, with 100,000 new titles added each year? It’s all possible with Ebook Central from ProQuest.

Helping libraries around the world. Free Unlimited Access for Your Existing Ebook Central Holdings.

ProQuest Ebook Central customers impacted by COVID-19 will get unlimited access to Ebook Central holdings for all patrons from this growing list of high-demand publishers through June 19.

This means that all licenses – including single-user and three-user models – will automatically receive an unlimited access copy during this period.

This unlimited access service also applies to additional titles purchased through June 19. (To ensure your patrons don’t lose access after June 19, we recommend that you purchase titles at the access level you intend to own in the future.)

Thank you to our publishers!

As of March 27, 2020, some 1,700 publisher imprints and a fast-growing list of more than 885,720 titles are available as Unlimited Access on Ebook Central for customers who hold these titles.

Unlimited Access turns on automatically, at no charge, and the transition will be seamless for Ebook Central users. Publisher and title counts grow daily, helping you bridge the gap for your patrons immediately.

Participating Publishers

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Explore our multiple acquisition models — which can be used in any combination to meet your content needs, enhance workflows and bring value to your library. You have the power to build a collection that delivers the ebooks your patrons need at an affordable price.

Subscription

Subscribe for Unlimited Content

Enjoy simultaneous, multi-user access and continued collection growth at no additional cost.

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Perpetual

Develop Your Collection with Perpetual Purchase

Buy individual titles and give your users continued access to essential content. Title-by-title perpetual purchases are easier than ever with one-click and shopping cart options.

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Demand+Driven

Usage-Based Collection Development with Demand-Driven Acquisition

Offer immediate access to a wide pool of ebooks — but only pay for the individual titles after a free browsing period.

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World-Renowned Publishers
We partner with the world’s leading publishers, including the largest number of university presses.
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Community+College+Libraries

Book Vendors and Resellers
We partner with book vendors such as YBP, Coutts, and others, enabling libraries to acquire titles using their existing print and digital workflows. Our resellers distribute Ebook Central solutions to libraries and other institutions around the world.
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Public Schools Government Libraries

Technology and Discovery Partners
Teamwork is key to supporting the entire ebook workflow, so we continue to enhance our solutions with both ProQuest solutions and integration with third-party party technologies and services.
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Search for a Book


Searching for the right title or chapter on Ebook Central is fast, easy and intuitive.

Organize Your Research


Managing your ebook titles is simple with the Ebook Central bookshelf.

Online Reader and Tools


Read, search, navigate and annotate – all from your web browser.

Using the Book Detail Page


Find important details about a book, including summaries, information about the author, reviews and more.

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