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The Graduate Health & Life Sciences Research Library at Georgetown University Medical Center

eBooks-Reading and Using

Welcome! This guide will help you interact with the eBooks in DML's collection.

Saving to PC

In order to begin the process of reading eBooks and eBook chapters offline on a personal computer, please follow the steps below:

First, select an eBook from either collection and open to a needed chapter:

Selecting an eBook and choose chapter-Basic Radiology Chapter 3

Next, select the "Print" option which is next to the "View" and "Email" options. Once you have selected the "Print" option, you will automatically get print options. Go to your "Destination" option and select "change". You will see options to "Save as PDF". Select "Save as PDF".

Mobile Device

In order view the four eBooks available to you via DML's AccessMedicine eBook collection offline from a device, please follow the steps below:

Begin by creating a free account. Create your free account.

Once within DML's AccessMedicine collection, go to the Georgetown University tab, which is located on the top right corner, and select "Sign In or Create Free Account".  Then, once signed in, select "My Dashboard". You should have a screen similar to the one below. Note the "Sites Provided by section". Underneath AccessMedicine, should be the AccessMedicine App.:

Dashboard of my favorities


Select the app option to view a screen similar to the one below:

Select the "App" option

You will want to go directly to either Google Play or the App Store on your device in order to download the AccessMedicine Application. 

Once the application is downloaded you should have a screen similar to the one below that shows you the 4 eBooks available to you, Quick Medical Diagnosis and TreatmentFitzpatrick's Clinical DermatologyDiagnosaurus, and the Pocket Guide to Diagnostic Tests:

4 eBooks available on the app

Choose any of the four texts to pick a chapter. Please notice the "star" icon on the top right of the page. Select the "star" icon to save the section you wish to view later from offline:

Select the star from the far right of the page

Then, select the "Home" icon to return to the homepage and view your saved sections:

From the home screen, find favorites

When you want to read the saved material, go to the "Favorites" section and select what you wish to read.

Find favorites and view a favorite