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Downloading ebrary e-books to your e-reader: using the JWU Library and Adobe Digital Editions

Downloading ebrary e-books to your e-reader: using the JWU Library and Adobe Digital Editions

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    • Downloading ebrary e-books to your e-reader Using the JWU Library and Adobe Digital Editions1
    • ebrary ->e-reader: overview • This tutorial may seem long, but it takes about 10 minutes, • AND... you only have to do the hard stuff once.2
    • ebrary ->e-reader: overview • Why do this? • Access to over 70,000 ebooks through ebrary – Including books on Business, Computers, Science, and Law. • Read our e-books like books – Rather than sitting at your computer. • No need to worry about returning books – Once the loan period is over, the ebook automatically goes away.3
    • ebrary ->e-reader : overview Here are the steps in a nutshell 1. Create an Adobe ID 2. Create a ebrary profile 3. Find an ebrary ebook in the JWU Library databases 4. Download the book 5. Sync to your e-reader Now we will show you how to do this…4
    • ebrary ->e-reader part 1: registering with Adobe 1. If on a home computer, download and install Adobe Digital Editions 2. Run Adobe Digital Editions – If you don’t have an Adobe ID already, then sign up for one.5
    • ebrary ->e-reader part 1: registering with Adobe 1. If on a JWU computer, access Adobe Digital Editions from the start menu 2. Run Adobe Digital Editions – This requires login & activation – If you don’t have an Adobe ID already, then sign up for one.6
    • ebrary ->e-reader part 2: registering with ebrary 1. Go to your library homepage: 2. Go to Databases (A-Z) List – (Other campus websites can be accessed from http://library.jwu.edu/)7
    • ebrary ->e-reader part 2: registering with ebrary • Go to ebrary through the library Databases (A-Z) List8
    • ebrary ->e-reader part 2: registering with ebrary • Click “Sign In”, and create an account if necessary.9
    • ebrary ->e-reader part 3: finding your book • Browse or search for a book • Open the book • Click Download10
    • ebrary ->e-reader part 4: downloading your book • Select “Special Format” and click “OK” • choose either Open with Adobe Digital Editions or Save file to open later.11
    • ebrary ->e-reader part 5: sync the book to your device • Open book in Adobe Digital Editions12
    • ebrary ->e-reader part 5: sync the book to your device • Connect your ebook reader via USB13
    • ebrary ->e-reader part 5: sync the book to your device • Drag and drop your e-book to your device14
    • ebrary ->e-reader part 5: sync the book to your device • Now enjoy your e-book!15
    • ebrary ->e-reader: More methods to try• This was only the ebrary  e-reader method – Which covers all e-readers except for Amazon Kindle• There are also ways to get ebrary on your: – iPhone / iPad – Kindle Fire – AND many other devices, by downloading selected PDFs of the chapters16
    • ebrary ->e-reader: Need Help?• Contact Digital Services Librarian, David Meincke (dmeincke@jwu.edu)• Ask any librarian! – Providence – Miami – Denver – Charlotte17