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Using eBooks

Downloading to Adobe Digital Editions

Any ebook on the Ebook Central platform, EBSCOHost platform and Browns eBooks platform can be downloaded to Adobe Digital Editions. Before you can download an ebook you need to download and install Adobe Digital Editions onto your computer/device.  You will also need to use Adobe Digital Editions to transfer an eBook to a supported portable eReader device.  Adobe Digital Editons is free to download.

Download Adobe Digital Editions

Adobe Digital Editions is a free download available at this link:

During installation of Adobe Digital Editions there should be an option to either Authorise Computer or Don’t Authorise Computer. Select Authorise Computer and login with your Adobe ID and Password.  If you don't have one you can create an Adobe ID and password.  You can activate up to six computers and devices where either Adobe Digital Editions or an app like Bluefire or VLE books app is installed and authorized with the same Adobe ID.

If you select Don’t Authorise Computer, you cannot transfer an Adobe DRM (Digital Rights Management) protected ebook that you have downloaded to Adobe Digital Editions on your device.

If at any point you wish to deauthorise Adobe Digital Editions, just open Adobe Digital Editions and then type Ctrl + Shift + D.