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Downloading EBSCO eBooks

How to download EBSCO ebooks

Downloading EBSCO ebooks to your iPad

Install Bluefire App

Now that you have created your myEBSCO account, you're ready to download the Bluefire Reader from the iTunes App Store or the Android App Store




Click the Bluefire logo above to download the Bluefire Reader.

Create your Adobe Digital Editions ID

Next you need to create your Adobe Digital Editions ID.You will use this ID to activate your Bluefire Reader

Downloading ebooks

Checkout and Download an eBookNext, use the Safari browser on your iPad to access eBooks on EBSCOhost and locate an eBook you would like to download to the device.To download an eBook:

  • Click the Download (Offline) link for the eBook you would like to download.
  • If you are not logged into your My EBSCOhost folder, you will be prompted to do so.
  • Select a Checkout period from the drop-down menu and click the Checkout & Download button.
  • The eBook will be added to the Checkouts area of the folder.
  • When prompted, tap to open the eBook with the Bluefire app.
  • The Bluefire app opens and begins downloading the book.
  • After the eBook is finished downloading, select Read Later or Read Now to open your eBook and begin reading.

Taken from EBSCO Support

Downloading without a wireless connection

Read about how to download EBSCO ebooks without a wireless connection here