(An Adobe ID is a free user account which enables EBSCO to lend you library eBooks and enforce the proper checkout period. It is also required for iPads and to sync your downloads across devices.)
Next, download Adobe Digital Editions software:
To download eBooks onto your computer and read them offline, or to transfer them to a supported portable eReader device, you must have Adobe Digital Editions 1.7.1 or higher installed on your computer. This free download is available here: http://www.adobe.com/products/digital-editions/download.html.
If when trying to download an eBook to Digital Editions you receive the following error message: E_AUTH_BAD_DEVICE_KEY_OR_PKCS12
You may need to completely remove any authorization using ctrl-shift-D to Adobe Digital Editions (cmd- shift-D if on Mac). Then restart Digital Editions, and reauthorize with your Adobe ID.
When downloading an eBook using the Chrome browser, the download will not automatically open but appears in the download bar at the bottom of the browser as URLLink.acsm. Click the download in the bar and select Open to open the eBook or select Always open files of this type to automatically open future EBSCO eBooks downloads in ADE.
In order to download EBSCO eBooks to your computer or use the EBSCO eBooks mobile app, you must create a personal My EBSCOhost folder.
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