In Ebook Collection (EBSCOhost), you can:
Note: Download ebooks to your personal computer only. Do not download them to a public computer in your library.
Some ebook titles (in older ebook formats) are not downloadable.
Make an Ebook Collection (EBSCOhost) account:
You see a message confirming the account creation displays.
You return to your affiliated library home page or to the page where you were prompted to login.
Adobe Digital Editions (ADE)
Download and install Adobe Digital Editions
If you have problems with the installation, see Adobe Digital Editions installation help.
Authorize your computer for ADE:
Check out and download an ebook to your computer:
If when trying to download an eBook to Digital Editions you receive the following error message: E_AUTH_BAD_DEVICE_KEY_OR_PKCS12
You may need to completely remove any authorization using ctrl-shift-D to Adobe Digital Editions (cmd-shift-D if on Mac). Then restart Digital Editions, and reauthorize with your Adobe ID.
When downloading an eBook using the Chrome browser, the download appears in the download bar at the bottom of the browser as URLLink.acsm.
After you download an ebook to your computer, you can transfer it to a compatible portable device.
The eBook is now transferred to your eReader/eBook device.
The recommended screen resolution for EBSCOhost databases is 1024 x 768.
Notes for Windows:
Internet Explorer users should turn off Compatibility View by clicking the button next to the web address bar in their browser. Compatibility View may cause some areas of EBSCO interfaces to not display correctly.
Adobe Flash Player 10.0 or later is required to use Text-To-Speech on interfaces in which it is available.
Windows 8/8.1 users should use the desktop version of Internet Explorer to view PDFs in the Viewer. The Metro version of Internet Explorer does not support Adobe Reader plug-ins that allow viewing of PDFs.
Notes for Mac:
When you check out and download an eBook, a File Download box may pop up with this message:
"Do you want to save this file, or find a program online to open it?
Type: Unknown file Type, nnnn bytes”
If you receive the message:
Error in HttpHandler" message
If you receive an "Error in HttpHandler" message when trying to access an eBook:
If you are using IE 8 :
If you are using Firefox:
Access EBSCOhost from your iOS (iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad) and Android devices.
After downloading the EBSCOhost app, it must be authenticated from within an EBSCOhost profile.
To authenticate the EBSCOhost app:
Click the EBSCOhost iPhone and Android Applications link at the bottom of the page and enter your email address.
An email with an authentication key is sent to you.
Access the email from your device and click the link found in the email to authenticate the application.
You have 24 hours to access the key from your device to authenticate the app. If the key is not used within 24 hours, it expires and you will need a new key.
Once it is authenticated, the app can be used for nine months, after which you must send yourself a new authentication key from the EBSCOhost interface.
The app is authenticated to the profile from which you emailed yourself the authentication key. To access a different profile from the app, click the EBSCOhost iPhone and Andoid Applications link from within the new profile and complete the authentication steps.
Using Library Books in Bluefire Reader
How to download ebooks directly into Bluefire, or using iTunes, email, and more.
Note: You will also need Adobe Digital Editions on your PC or MAC.
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