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ebooks & audiobooks: Downloading Audiobooks from EBSCO

This guide will assist users in finding and downloading ebooks from the MATC Library.

Steps to download an audiobook

Find audiobook & borrow it

Download App on device

Download audiobook on device

Audiobook Collections @ MATC Libraries

EBSCO Audiobooks Tutorial

Step 1 : Find an audiobook & borrow it

First, find an audiobook you would like to listen to. You can either Browse the Downloadable Audiobook Collection...

...or find an audiobook in the search results, when you do a search in One Search. The icons will indicate whether it is an audiobook. You can hear a sample by clicking on the button, or on the title to get more information such as book reviews, etc.

screenshot of audiobook in search results of a One Search

Then click on "Borrow"

screenshot to borrow audiobook and sign in




and "Sign In / Create Account"


screenshot of Google signin
Sign in with your MATC Gmail address (example: and password (same as Blackboard)

screenshot - choose number of days
From the drop down, choose the number of days you want to borrow it, and then click on the Borrow button
screenshot of success
You should see a Success! window

screenshot of audiobook in use

If it is checked out already to someone else, you can click the "Place Hold" button. When it becomes available, you will get an email, and the audiobook will appear in the Checkouts area of your My EBSCOhost Folder. 

Step 2: Download EBSCO Audiobooks App on your device

EBSCO audiobook app icon


Download the EBSCO audiobook app from the iTunes or Google Play stores and install it on your device.


screenshot of audiobooks app log in

Once you have downloaded the app, open it up on your device, tap the login button


and sign in with Google by entering your MATC Gmail address (example: and password (same as Blackboard).

screenshot of sign in with google

Step 3: Download the audiobook on device and play

screenshot of audiobook app all books



Your borrowed books appear on the All books tab in the app.

Tap on a book to access the details screen.





screenshot of details window in audiobook appFirst make sure you have access to Wi-Fi. Then click on the "Download" button (looks like a cloud).

You will want to do this so that you can listen to the book anywhere, even when you don't have a Wi-Fi connection. The cloud icon will change to a checkmark if you were successful.

The book will also appear in the Downloaded books tab (next to All books tab).

Note that there are buttons to play/pause, and to view the chapters. You can click on a chapter to go to it.

Click on the Gear icon to logout.