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How to Read Library Ebooks: Ebooks from Gale 18th Century Collection Online

This guide offers suggestions on how to access and read library subscribed or purchased ebooks.

Ebooks from Gale 18th Century Collections

Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO) (Gale) contains English and foreign language books, pamphlets, broadsides and other ephemera published in the U.K. and the Americas between 1701 and 1800. There is no restriction to download a whole document. See screenshots on the right.

Screenshots from Gale ebooks

Image of book listing with an arrow pointing out where to download the book. Other arrows point to where you can download an image and see plain text (OCR).

Image of download screen where you can select to download OCR of the entire document.