In Ebook Central (ProQuest), you can:
Note: Download ebooks to your personal computer only. Do not download them to a public computer in your library.
Download and install Adobe Digital Editions
If you have problems with the installation, see Adobe Digital Editions installation help.
For more information, see Adobe Digital Editions advanced help
Creating Chapter and Page Range Image PDFs
You may create image PDFs of specific chapters and page ranges, up to the same limits as for printing.
To create an image PDF of a chapter:
To create an image PDF of a page range:
You may open, read, and print the chapter or page range in any PDF viewer, such as Adobe Reader. You may also transfer the file to other devices.
Note: Additional functionality such as selecting text, searching, highlighting, or taking notes won't be available.
Image PDF files don't expire.
Downloading Entire Documents for use with Adobe Digital Editions
You may download up to 10 entire documents at a time using Adobe Digital Editions,
To download a entire document to your computer:
Documents that are downloaded using Adobe Digital Editions automatically expire at the end of the pre-designated period and are rendered unusable.
To return a document early:
After you download an ebook to your computer, you can transfer it to most compatible portable devices this way:
(scroll down for iOS device and Kindle Fire instructions)
The eBook is now transferred to your eReader/eBook device.
To transfer document(s) to an iOS device (iPhone, iPod touch, iPad):
You should now be able to read the document on your iOS device. You may need to authorize the device with your Adobe ID.
To transfer document(s) to a Kindle Fire:
Ebrary’s reader requires recent versions of operating systems and browsers as follows:
Supported operating systems:
Note that Windows RT is not supported.
Supported browsers: The browser versions we support parallel the frequency with which the browsers auto-update.
Note that browser add-ons/extensions that alter or add a suffix to ebrary URLs do not work with ebrary.
Once you click “Read Online” you should see the following icons, and below them, the cover or first page of the book.
If the icons or pages don’t show, check the following:
2. Certain domains and/or IPs cannot be blocked:
If a site can only whitelist IPs, not domains, the following IPs should be whitelisted:
4. Make sure Java cache isn’t full
7. In Safari, “Private Browsing” does not work when using proxied links
Internet Explorer (IE) plug-ins and extensions can cause problems.
1. Try using a different browser
2. If you want to continue using IE for ebrary, try disabling IE extensions
Go to… Start > Run > type ‘Control Inetcpl.cpl’ > Click the Advanced tab
Under Browsing, uncheck ‘Enable third-party browser extensions (requires restart)’
3. Alternatively you can try doing a complete reset of IE
4) “Compatibility Mode” could be the problem
Get free Bluefire reader
Your mobile device (phone, tablet) must be running iOS 4.3 and higher or Android 2.1 and higher.
You will need to create an account in Adobe Digital Editions account to download ebooks using the app.
Detailed instructions are available from Ebook Central (ProQuest) support.
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