Most books in ebrary can be downloaded to a device. If it is downloadable, there will be a tab on the toolbar. Click on that. You can choose to download a book chapter by chapter--in pdf format--or you can download the entire book. If you wish to download the entire book, you must first install Adobe Digital Editions to your desktop or laptop computer. Follow these instructions when downloading a book to a mobile device:
Creating Chapter and Page Range Image PDFs
You may create image PDFs of specific chapters and page ranges, up to the same limits as for printing.
To create an image PDF of a chapter:
To create an image PDF of a page range:
You may open, read, and print the chapter or page range in any PDF viewer, such as Adobe Reader. You may also transfer the file to other devices including Amazon Kindle. Note: Additional functionality such as selecting text, searching, highlighting, or taking notes won't be available.
Image PDF files don't expire.
Downloading Entire Documents for use with Adobe Digital Editions
You may download up to 10 entire documents at a time using Adobe Digital Editions, a free software program for Windows and Mac, for up to 14 days.
To install and activate Adobe Digital Editions:
To download an entire document to your computer:
You may open the document with Adobe Digital Editions and utilize features including organizing the library, using bookshelves, transferring documents to supported devices, navigating documents, searching text, creating bookmarks, printing, returning the document early, and more. Note: Any notes or highlights created in Adobe Digital Editions won't be synced with your online bookshelf.
To transfer document(s) to an eReader:
To transfer document(s) to an iOS device (iPhone, iPod touch, iPad):
You should now be able to read the document on your iOS device. You may need to authorize the device with your Adobe ID.
To return a document early:
Documents that are downloaded using Adobe Digital Editions automatically expire at the end of the pre-designated period and are rendered unusable.
To print, look for the limit within each book title under Available for Online Reading. The system will indicate how many pages you are allowed to print or download.
You can print up to 60 pages at a time, but the number depends on what the specific publisher has set.