EBSCO eBook Collection

For iPad, iPhone, and Kindle Fire users:

  1. Create an Adobe account if you do not have one.  It is not necessary to download Adobe Digital Editions, but you must create an account. (https://www.adobe.com/cfusion/membership/index.cfm?nl=1&nf=1).
  2. Open the browser on your mobile device and install the Bluefire Reader app (http://www.bluefirereader.com/blog/?p=158).
  3. Open EBSCO ebooks in your mobile device browser and create an EBSCO account if you do not have one.  Log in to this account.
  4. On your mobile device, select the book you wish to download; Select “Download this ebook (offline)”; Select your desired checkout period (1 to 7 days); Select “Checkout and Download.”
  5. This should prompt the Bluefire Reader to open.  Select “Open in Bluefire”.

For Nook users:

  1. Create and Adobe account if you do not have one and download Adobe Digital Editions. (https://www.adobe.com/cfusion/membership/index.cfm?nl=1&nf=1).
  2. Open EBSCO ebooks in your Nook browser and create an EBSCO account if you do not have one.  Log in to this account.
  3. On your Nook, select the book you wish to download; Select “Download this ebook (offline)”; Select your desired checkout period (1 to 7 days); Select “Checkout and Download.”
  4. When prompted, save the book to Adobe Digital Editions.
  5. Connect your Nook to the computer via USB cable.  You should see the Nook appear in Adobe Digital Editions (on the left side, in the listing of bookshelves, underneath all items/borrowed/purchased/recently read).
  6. With your mouse, drag the book to the Nook to download it to the device.

Other Mobile Devices (Sony Digital Readers, smart phones, etc.)

  1. Create an Adobe account, download Adobe Digital Editions, and authorize the program on your mobile device (https://www.adobe.com/cfusion/membership/index.cfm?nl=1&nf=1).
  2. Open EBSCO ebooks on your computer and create an EBSCO account if you do not have one.  Log in to this account.
  3. Select the book you wish to download; Click “Download this ebook (offline)”; Select your desired checkout period (1 to 7 days); Click “Checkout and Download.” 
  4. Open your downloaded EBSCO ebook in Adobe Digital Editions.
  5. Connect your device to the computer via USB cable.
  6. When prompted, authorize your device to access Adobe Digital Editions.
  7. After authorization, the device will appear as a new bookshelf in your library.
  8. Transfer your book by clicking and dragging to the device bookshelf.