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Online MBA: Downloading Ebooks

Downloading EBL Books

EBL ebooks can be downloaded for reading offline. You'll find the download button for each book you are reading within the "Download" tab in the EBL Online Reader.

On your personal desktop or laptop, all downloaded ebooks are read via Adobe Digital Editions (ADE). To successfully download titles, please ensure you have this free software installed before downloading.

Adobe Digital Editions (ADE) is a separate application from Adobe Acrobat and Adobe Reader, and was designed specifically for reading ebooks. In order to download and read EBL ebooks offline, you must first have ADE installed. You can download this software from the ADE website.

If you are working on a computer that is shared by others (for example, a PC in your library or elsewhere on campus), you should always choose to read ebooks online.

Once created, your personal Adobe Digital Editions library will always indicate the length off your off-line access to a tile and if access to any titles in your personal library have expired.

If you need additional offline access to an expired title, you may download the title again from the EBL Online Reader. 

Downloaded EBL titles may also be transferred to ebook readers and mobile devices that support Adobe Digital Editions.  You can check if your device supports ADE here: http://blogs.adobe.com/digitalpublishing/supported-devices.  Via this URL you will also find links to each device’s website, where you can find specific transfer instructions. 

Additionally, you may download EBL titles directly to your iPad or iPhone using the free Bluefire application: http://www.bluefirereader.com/using-library-books.html. Please note, to download titles to your iPad or iPhone you are still required to have an Adobe Digital Editions account.