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Last Updated: Feb 5, 2014 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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Set Up Adobe Digital Editions

  1. Make sure that you have Adobe Digital Editions installed on your computer. Adobe Digital Editions is available for free download.

  2. You will need to activate Adobe Digital Editions on your computer by creating an Adobe ID and password, and then logging into Adobe Digital Editions. See the instructions from Adobe.  

  3. If you’ve previously created an Adobe account but can’t recall your password, see the instructions from Adobe located.

  4. If you are using a portable device or eBook device, you’ll need to activate it with your Adobe ID and password. For a list of supported eBook devices, see this FAQ.

Adobe Digitial Editions

Software available for PC and MAC. Reads ePub format, including DRM ePubs from libraries and many bookstores.


Check Out/Download EBSCO eBooks and Audiobooks

Many EBSCO eBooks and Audiobooks can be chekded out/downloaded to your computer and transferred to a mobile device. You'll also need to create an account and to set up Adobe Digital Editions. EBSCO eBooks and Audiobooks are restricted to USEK students, faculty and staff.


Checkout & Download an eBook or Audiobook to Computer

Many EBSCO eBooks and Audiobooks can be downloaded to your computer. They can be viewed online for 15 minutes or checked out for 1 week. Here's an example on how to download an eBook:

1. Click the Download (Offline) link for the eBook you would like to download.

Download eBook

2. Select a Checkout period from the drop-down menu and click the Checkout & Download button.

    Checkout eBook

    3. The eBook is added to the Checkout area of the folder, accessible from the upper-right corner of the EBSCOhost interface. If you are not logged into your My EBSCOhost folder, you are prompted to do so.

    4. Select Open with or Save File from the resulting dialog box.

      Save eBook

      If you select Open with, your eBook is opened with Adobe® Digital Editions. If you select Save file, the eBook is saved to your computer and can be opened with Adobe® Digital Editions at a later time.

      5. When a downloaded eBook is opened, it is displayed in Adobe® Digital Editions:

      Adobe Digital Editions


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