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How to Download an eBook to your iPhone or Android Device

Getting Started

Create an EBSCOHost Account
1. From Sowela’s library website, go to EBSCOHost eBooks.
2. Click on the Sign In in the upper-right hand corner, then Create A New Account.
3. Follow the steps included in order to create a new account with EBSCOHost eBooks.
  
Create an Adobe Account
1. Go to Adobe.com
2. Click on Sign In on the upper-right- hand corner.
3. Create a new account with Adobe by clicking on Don’t have an Adobe account?
4. Make sure to record your email address and password.

Downloading to an iPad or iPhone

Install Bluefire Reader
1. Go to the Apple App Store and download the application called BlueFire Reader.
2. Input your Adobe Acrobat account information into BlueFire Reader. You will only need to do this once.

Download a Book
1. Using your iPhone or iPad, sign into EBSCOHost eBooks and find a book that you’d like to download.
2. Click on the Download (Offline) link displayed beneath the book you want to check out.
3. Click on Checkout and Download.

Open the Book
1. On the next screen, click on Open in Bluefire Reader.
2. Bluefire Reader will automatically launch. Wait a few seconds for it to download.
3. The book will open on its own.

Downloading to an Android Phone

Install Bluefire Reader
1. Go to Google Play and download the application called BlueFire Reader.
2. Input your Adobe Acrobat account information into BlueFire Reader. You will only need to do this once.

Download a Book
1. Using your Android phone, sign into EBSCOHost eBooks and find a book that you’d like to download.
2. Click on the Download (Offline) link displayed beneath the book you want to check out.
3. Click on Checkout and Download.

Open the Book
1. On the next screen, click on Open in Bluefire Reader.
2. Bluefire Reader will automatically launch. Wait a few seconds for it to download.
3. The book will open on its own.

 


 

 

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