Steps to Access Ebooks

  1. From the DIU Library home page, click on the A-Z Index of E-Resources.
  2. Scroll down to eBooks
  3. If prompted, Log in to EZProxy using your DIU staff, student, or faculty Microsoft 365 account.
  4. Search by author, title or topic.
  5. Click on the title of your selection.

Helpful Tip #1: Using the Interface

The Table of contents is displayed in the left column and provides navigation.

The Tools on the right enable you to:

  • Search within the selected eBook
  • Make annotations
  • Look up work in dictionary
  • Print
  • Email
  • Add to a folder
  • Cite
  • Export
  • Permalink
  • Bookmark

MyEbscohost Accounts

Creating a MyEbscohost Account will enable you to do the following across EbscoHost databases:

  • Save preferences
  • Organize your research with folders
  • Share your folders with others
  • View others’ folders
  • Save and retrieve your search history
  • Create email alerts and/or RSS feeds
  • Gain access to your saved research remotely

Helpful Tip #2: Annotating Ebooks with MyEbscohost

If you have a MyEbscohost account, you will be able to make annotations and bookmark pages within Ebooks, save them to your folder and revisit them in a future session.


  1. Click on the Bookmark/Annotations icon in the Tools listed in the right column
  2. A button called New Note will appear at the top.
  3. Double click on this and write your note in the box.
  4. Save.