How to Save Your Ebook Central Bookshelf

On June 19th, your Ivy Tech access to Ebook Central will change.

If you use the Bookshelf feature, your books will not be saved. You must download the list of books on your Bookshelf before the change, and then restock your shelves (so to speak).

It’s easy to download a bibliography. If you have not used the feature before, follow these steps:

Open Ebook Central, Sign in, and go to your Bookshelf. Select a folder to open it.

At the top, click Select All to select all the books in this folder. At the very top, click the giant quotes icon to Cite Folder

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The following dialog box will open

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Click the Export button and save the .txt file where you want it. You can change its name – the default is “citations” – but leave it as a .txt file for best results.

Now go to where you saved it, right click on it, and choose Open With Word 2016.

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Your document will look like this, with each book citation in a paragraph flush left. (It’s not perfect, there is not a line space between two of my citations; but usable for the purpose.)

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