How do I read and print from a ProQuest Ebook Central e-book I have found in Primo?

Read a ProQuest Ebook Central Book

Sign in to Primo before conducting any search for Online Resources



To read the e-book through your web browser click the Read Online tab


To Download a Chapter

• Click Read Online
• Select the chapter in the table of contents
• Click the Chapter Download button



For Full Download

• Click Full Download
• Wait for the Export and Download dialogue box to open
• Choose the type device you are using
• Download Adobe digital additions if you do not already have it
• Click Download Your Book


Printing from a ProQuest Ebook Central Book

In order to comply with copyright law, the publisher will only allow you to print a certain percentage of the e-book. The default for ProQuest Ebook Central is 20% of the book for copy and 40% of the book for print or chapter download to PDF.

  • Click the Print button

  •  Select the page(s) you wish to print and click continue

• Click Open PDF
• This will create a PDF which you can save or print from


Advice on Off-Campus Access for Ebook Central e-books

After clicking view online, you will be prompted for your Aber username and password via Shibboleth.

  • Click Open source in new window

If using Internet Explorer ignore any messages to close the browser and instead click Open source in new window

Alternatively, you can set up a VPN which bypasses the need to sign in. More information can be found here.