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FAQs: Every time I go to a new page in an e-book, it downloads it to my computer. How do I stop this?

Frequently asked questions about the library.

Every time I go to a new page in an e-book, it downloads it to my computer. How do I stop this?

This is usually a problem only with EBSCOhost eBooks. The easiest solution is to try using a different browser.

If that doesn't work, here's EBSCO's workaround: 

To ensure eBooks are displayed in the eBook viewer in the browser window:

  1. Launch Adobe Reader.
  2. Click the Edit menu in the toolbar at the top of Adobe Reader.
  3. Select Preferences from the drop-down list of options.
  4. Select Internet in the left-column of the resulting menu.
  5. Mark the check box Display PDF in browser.
  6. Click OK.

eBooks now display in the eBook viewer without displaying individual PDFs for each page.
Note: If you have both Adobe Acrobat and Adobe Reader, you will need to make this change in both applications. This does not work with Apple's Preview PDF reader.