Click the links below to browse Lipscomb's political science ebook collections.
Beaman Library has access to 240,000+ academic eBooks that can be found by visiting our EBSCO Academic eBook Collection, or by searching for a title or subject in Bison Search. You can either read the eBook online using the internet browser on your device, or download the eBook offline to your computer.
"Checkout" period for downloaded eBooks is 112 days.
You can also print up to 60 pages of most of our eBooks using these Printing Instructions.
In order to download an eBook, you must have registered for an EBSCOhost account while you are on Lipscomb's Campus. The easiest way to do this is to visit EBSCO Academic eBook Collection, search for an eBook, and attempt to download the eBook to your computer. You will be prompted to create an account before you are able to successfully download an eBook. We recommend using your myLipscomb credentials for your account.
If you are not able to set up an account on Lipscomb's Campus, please contact the Reference Desk at 615-966-6037.
How to Download eBooks:
You are able to view eBooks using your internet browser without downloading them. It is recommended you save the eBook you're reading to your EBSCO folder so it is easily accessible and you don't have to search for it every time you wish to view it.
How to Access an eBook Online:
If you have problems downloading ebooks, check the following things:
What if you have an EBSCOhost account and Adobe Digital Editions, but you are still having problems downloading eBooks? You try to download an eBook and you get an error message that the file extension is wrong.
Another option is to open your downloads on your computer and drag and drop the URLlink file into the Adobe Digital Editions shortcut on your desktop.
Additional Help for MAC Users
Some Mac users encounter problems viewing and/or downloading our eBooks.
If after trying both options, you still cannot access eBooks, please call the reference desk at 615-966-5763 for further assistance.