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All About eBooks: Downloading eBooks

Information on our digital book platforms and how to use them.

Ebook Central Downloads

ProQuest Ebook Central offers flexible options for downloading content.

Download the book to computers, tablets, and phones. Simply select your device in the first step, and we’ll guide you through the rest!

Download a chapter, a page, or a range of pages in real PDF. Text is searchable and selectable, and a citation is included in a style of your choice (see the Chapter Downloads tab).  Follow this link for more instructions on downloading chapters.

Install Adobe Digital Editions

If you’re using a laptop or desktop, you need Adobe Digital Editions a free program that is different than Adobe Reader.

A free Adobe ID is also required to transfer the ebook to another device, but not if you’re just reading it on the same computer. 

Download to Mobile Devices

On iOS and Android devices, you need Bluefire Reader, which is free from the App Store and Google Play. You need an Adobe ID to use Bluefire Reader.

Here is an example of a downloaded book in Bluefire:

Full Download - Choose Device

Full Download - Adobe Digital Editions

Full Download - Final Step

View in Adobe Digital Editions

Thank You/Credits

This guide was adapted from the ProQuest Ebook Central LibGuide with permission.