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Ebooks: Ebook Central


Using this search bar will open a new window into ProQuest Ebook Central.

Proquest's Ebook Central

ProQuest's Ebook Central provides access to 25,000+ ebooks

  • Access to hundreds of publishers (excluding Wiley)
  • Checkout required for full book access (maximum 7 days)
  • View/annotate books online - personal bookshelf available
  • Installation of Adobe Digital Editions required
  • Login required - On and off NOAA Network/VPN
  • PDF download chapters - (Adobe Digital Editions not required)
  • PDF chapters are DRM free (keep the PDFs)
  • Download Adobe Digital Editions here

Ebook Central allows the library to offer you curated collections based on research topics, select publishers, and title cost.  If you feel that there is a gap in subjects, please let us know.

A small part of the collection must be approved by the library; in these cases, the library may reach out to you for more information.

How to use Ebook Central

Required Software

Adobe Digital Editions (ADE) is required in order to download full books from Ebook Central.

CORPSRV IT customers See this document for installation instructions or put in a ticket through NSDESK.

If you are serviced by another IT office download ADE here and put in a ticket with your IT for installation.    

Do I need an Adobe ID? No. NOAA takes care of Adobe Digital Editions at an enterprise level and you do not need to use or create an Adobe ID.