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Dahlgren Memorial Library

eBooks-Reading and Using

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

Saving to PC

The copying and saving of uCentral chapters and eBooks to personal computers is unavailable. 

Mobile Device

In order to view eBooks and eBook chapters offline, please follow the steps below:

Start at the uCentral page, which should look like the image below:

uCentral homepage

Then, select the "Mobile" option that sits between "Medline" and "Grasp":

Then, either "Register" or "Sign In". Once you've signed in, you will see a screen similar to the one below:

either register for a personal account or sign in

Select "Download" and follow the directions from there. You will want to then go to your device and either go to Google Play or the App Store in order to finish the process. Once you have signed in to your mobile app, you will see a screen similar to the one below. Next, scroll through your options and select the needed eBook.:

uCentral app home screen

 Select your needed eBook to view a screen similar to the one below:

Select the book needed

To choose an eBook chapter, use the options on the left to explore. 

Chapter selection

Then, open on of the sections to view a screen similar to the one below. Select the star icon on the right to save your material for viewing offline : 

Star on the upper right of the page

Select the "star" icon to highlight to see a similar screen to the one below: 

Select the star on the upper right of the screen

 

To view your saved section or eBook chapter, select the "home" icon on the top left. Select the icon to view a screen similar to the one below:

from the homepage you should be able to find favorites

Select the section or chapter you wish to view and you will be able to view the chapter offline:

Open up favorites