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eBrary Help and Support  

Last Updated: Jan 5, 2016 URL: Print Guide RSS UpdatesEmail Alerts

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What is ebrary?

ebrary (all lowercase) is an ebook platform owned and supported by the company ProQuest. Mt. Cuba Center Library and the members of our Horitculture Library Consortium have coopertively purchased access to a collection of ebooks that are owned and supported by ebrary.



  • Botany
  • Plant culture
  • Forestry
  • Environmental Science
  • Zoology
  • Microbiology
  • Biology
  • Natural HIstory

And many more!



Mt. Cuba Center Library is excited to offer our community the chance to access thousands of high-quality ebooks on gardening and related subjects. We use the ebrary platform to provide authoritative ebooks, along with powerful tools to help you find, use, and manage the information you need. You can read ebooks online on your computer, or you can download the books to read on a mobile app for Android and for iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch!


Why ebooks?

Advantages for you!

  • Available any time–online and offline on multiple devices including the iPad, iPhone, Kobo, Nook, and Sony Reader.
  • Personal bookshelves that automatically store links to highlights, notes, and more, providing an archive of research. Folders can be emailed to peers.
  • Notes and highlights.
  • Multiple options for searching and navigating.
  • Automatic citations when text is printed or copied and pasted into Word or any text applications. Citations include an automatic URL hyperlink back to the source.
  • Ability to transform text into a hyperlink to a URL of the end-user's choice.
  • Text-to-speech and other keyboard shortcuts to assist end-users with special accessibility needs.

Questions and Support

Questions, comments, suggestions?

Email: or

Phone: 302 239 8824 (x230)

Office: Library, Main House Lower Level


Software and Apps


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