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eBooks@The UWI, St. Augustine: Reading eBooks on Mobiles and other Devices

Reading eBooks on your Mobile Device and Tablet

With our eBook collections that use Digital Rights Management (DRM) software, such as EBSCO, ebrary and MyIlibrary, you need to set up your computer or mobile device to download ebooks for offline reading.  

Here's what you'll need:

Reading App(s) BlueFire (iOS or Android) is usually the one recommended.
Adobe ID If you plan to read any downloaded eBooks on your device, you will also need to create an Adobe ID. At some point in the download process, you'll be prompted to authorize your device with that Adobe login and password.
Adobe Digital Editions You will need to install this on your computer if you plan to download any eBooks to your computer for offline reading, whether you plan to read them on your computer or transfer to another device. Your eBook reader must be compatible with Adobe Digital Editions.

Reading eBooks on your Kindle

Adobe Digital Editions is not supported on Kindles, and therefore,you will not be able to download ebrary, MyILibrary or EBSCO titles to your device.  The Kindle Fire, because it's an Android device, can facilitate ebook reading. See instructions on installing Bluefire app on your Kindle and also on downloading ebrary, EBSCOhost to the Kindle Fire.

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