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Faculty Guide to Adding Library Resources in Blackboard

Guide designed for instructors to add direct links to WCC Library electronic resources into Blackboard course site.

EzProxy Link

To provide off-campus access to research databases, articles, and   e-books you must pre-append the URL link with  EZproxy address

https://ezproxy.wccnet.edu/login?url=

Link to an E-book

You can link to an e-book from Ebrary and NetLibrary Collections in Blackboard.

This page will provide you with the options available to you and how to create the link for easy access on and off campus.

E-Book collections

The WCC Library has two E-Book Collections with a combined access to over 90,000 books. Students have access to the books anytime anywhere. The two collections are:

 NetLibrary an ebsco product

How to Library Download E-Books

To download an Ebook Central e-book to your PC/Mac/laptop:

  1. Install the free Adobe Digital Editions reader from http://www.adobe.com/solutions/ebook/digital-editions/download.html on your computer.
  2. Point your computer browser to the Bailey Library’s Ebook Central site, https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/washtenaw-ebooks.
  3. Search for an e-book and click Full Download.
  4. Follow screen instructions to log in with your WCC netID and password, and click full download.
  5. Choose Laptop/Desktop.
  6. Download your book and Save the file.
  7. Open Adobe Digital Editions. Click File & Add to Library. Then open the ebook file as Adobe Content Server Message from your computer’s Downloads folder.
  8. Read the e-book on the Adobe Digital Editions reader on your computer.