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Ebooks Guide

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Can I download a SAGE Knowledge ebook to my Nook/Kindle/iPad/other mobile device?

You can download one entry of a SAGE Knowledge ebook at a time in PDF. You can then use Adobe Digital Editions to transfer that PDF file to your mobile device. Click this link to view all the mobile devices, such as e-readers and smart phones, that are compatible with Adobe Digital Editions software.

Kindle users can transfer PDF files to their Kindle, but there are restrictions on file size. Check your Kindle user guide for more information.


How long can I check out a SAGE Knowledge ebook?

SAGE Knowledge ebooks do not have a check-out period. Once you have downloaded something, you will be able to keep it indefinitely.


Where can I go for more information on SAGE Knowledge ebooks?

Click here to view the SAGE Knowledge help page. It provides information on searching, printing, downloading, and more.

Downloading from SAGE Knowledge

1. Locate the ebook you want in SearchBox and click the link. If you are off campus, you have to log in:

off-campus login


2. You will be taken directly to a list of entries in the encyclopedia or handbook. Click on an entry to view the full text.


3. Every entry page has a menu like this:

Sage Knowledge menu


Click the Download link and a popup window will appear. Click the Download button in the popup window.


4. You can e-mail or transfer the PDF to your Kindle. Download and install the free software program Adobe Digital Editions to transfer the PDF to other e-readers or mobile devices.