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eBook Download to Device  

Select eBooks can be downloaded and transferred to any portable eBook reader that supports Adobe Digital Editions (ADE) or the  Bluefire Reader app.  

Download requirements:

Create an account in EBook Central.

Download Adobe Digital Editions

If using iPads, iPhones, or Android devices Download Bluefire Reader 

Check-out period:

1-7 Days

Download requirements:

Create an account in EBSCOhost

Download Adobe Digital Editions

Check-out period:

1-7 Days

Older books may not be available to be downloaded.

Download requirements:

Create an account in MyiLibrary

Download Adobe Digital Editions

If using iPads, iPhones, or Android devices Download Bluefire Reader 

Check-out period:

14 Days.  Checkout up to 25 eBooks at a given time.  Place up to 25 eBooks on hold at a given time.

Renewals: Users cannot renew an e-book. However, you may be able to check it out again immediately, if it no one else has placed a hold on the title. If a waiting list exists for the title, you must place a hold on the title and join the queue.

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eBooks Devices

Set-up

To your computer: Download Adobe Digital Editions

To your iPad: Download Bluefire Reader 

 

Steps:

  1. Look for a download (offline) or Add to Bookshelf option.

  2. If you are not logged into your personal account you will be prompted to do so. You will need to create an account in each eBook database to download eBooks and access other custom features.

  3. Select a checkout period.

  4. Download eBook to Adobe Digital Editions.

  5. With your iPad connected to your computer, open iTunes.

  6. Under devices, click on your iPad.

  7. At the top of the screen click on Apps.

  8. Scroll right down to the bottom of the screen and click on Bluefire reader
    Under Apps Click Add and select the Digital Editions folder.

  9. Select the book you wish to add.

  10. Click Open. Sync your iPad.

  11. Open Bluefire Reader on your iPad.

The University Libraries do not subscribe to eBooks that can be downloaded to the Kindle. However, book chapters or articles in PDF format can be downloaded to the Kindle using the Kindle Personal Documents Service.

The Front Range Downloadable Library from the Boulder Public Library system also has popular fiction and non-fiction eBooks that can be downloaded to the Kindle and other devices.

Set-up:

Download Adobe Digital Editions.

Steps:

  1. Look for a download (offline) or "Add to Bookshelf" option

  2. If you are not logged into your personal account you will be prompted to do so. You will need to create an account in each eBook database to download eBooks and access other custom features.

  3. Select a checkout period

  4. Download eBook to Adobe Digital Editions

  5. Select Open with Adobe Digital Editions

  6. Adobe Digital Editions should automatically open. If it does not open, make sure the program is installed and either download the file again or save the file on your computer and open it after starting Adobe Digital Editions.

  7. Adobe Digital Editions will automatically detect the presence of your device when it is connected to your computer.

  8. Transfer items to and from the device bookshelf by clicking on the book title, then dragging and dropping the title into the device bookshelf.

  9. eBooks will automatically expire after the designated checkout period. eBooks cannot be renewed, but you may download the eBook again if it is available.

Set-up:

Download Adobe Digital Editions.

Steps:

  1. Look for a download (offline) or "Add to Bookshelf" option

  2. If you are not logged into your personal account you will be prompted to do so. You will need to create an account in each eBook database to download eBooks and access other custom features.

  3. Select a checkout period

  4. Download eBook to Adobe Digital Editions

  5. Select Open with Adobe Digital Editions

  6. Adobe Digital Editions should automatically open. If it does not open, make sure the program is installed and either download the file again or save the file on your computer and open it after starting Adobe Digital Editions.

  7. Adobe Digital Editions will automatically detect the presence of your device when it is connected to your computer.

  8. Transfer items to and from the device bookshelf by clicking on the book title, then dragging and dropping the title into the device bookshelf.

  9. eBooks will automatically expire after the designated checkout period. eBooks cannot be renewed, but you may download the eBook again if it is available.

Set-up:

Download Adobe Digital Editions.

Steps:

  1. Look for a download (offline) or "Add to Bookshelf" option

  2. If you are not logged into your personal account you will be prompted to do so. You will need to create an account in each eBook database to download eBooks and access other custom features.

  3. Select a checkout period

  4. Download eBook to Adobe Digital Editions

  5. Select Open with Adobe Digital Editions

  6. Adobe Digital Editions should automatically open. If it does not open, make sure the program is installed and either download the file again or save the file on your computer and open it after starting Adobe Digital Editions.

  7. Adobe Digital Editions will automatically detect the presence of your device when it is connected to your computer.

  8. Transfer items to and from the device bookshelf by clicking on the book title, then dragging and dropping the title into the device bookshelf.

  9. eBooks will automatically expire after the designated checkout period. eBooks cannot be renewed, but you may download the eBook again if it is available.

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