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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 hav...
ebrary ->e-reader: overview    • Why do this?      • Access to over 70,000 ebooks through ebrary         – Including books...
ebrary ->e-reader : overview    Here are the steps in a nutshell    1.   Create an Adobe ID    2.   Create a ebrary profil...
ebrary ->e-reader part 1: registering with Adobe    1. If on a home computer, download and install Adobe       Digital Edi...
ebrary ->e-reader part 1: registering with Adobe    1. If on a JWU computer, access Adobe Digital Editions       from the ...
ebrary ->e-reader part 2: registering with ebrary    1. Go to your library homepage:    2. Go to Databases (A-Z) List     ...
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 D...
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...
ebrary ->e-reader: Need Help?• Contact Digital Services Librarian, David Meincke     (dmeincke@jwu.edu)• Ask any librarian...
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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

  1. 1. Downloading ebrary e-books to your e-reader Using the JWU Library and Adobe Digital Editions1
  2. 2. 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
  3. 3. 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
  4. 4. 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
  5. 5. 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
  6. 6. 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
  7. 7. 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
  8. 8. ebrary ->e-reader part 2: registering with ebrary • Go to ebrary through the library Databases (A-Z) List8
  9. 9. ebrary ->e-reader part 2: registering with ebrary • Click “Sign In”, and create an account if necessary.9
  10. 10. ebrary ->e-reader part 3: finding your book • Browse or search for a book • Open the book • Click Download10
  11. 11. 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
  12. 12. ebrary ->e-reader part 5: sync the book to your device • Open book in Adobe Digital Editions12
  13. 13. ebrary ->e-reader part 5: sync the book to your device • Connect your ebook reader via USB13
  14. 14. ebrary ->e-reader part 5: sync the book to your device • Drag and drop your e-book to your device14
  15. 15. ebrary ->e-reader part 5: sync the book to your device • Now enjoy your e-book!15
  16. 16. 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
  17. 17. ebrary ->e-reader: Need Help?• Contact Digital Services Librarian, David Meincke (dmeincke@jwu.edu)• Ask any librarian! – Providence – Miami – Denver – Charlotte17

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