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Ebooks: Apple iOS iPad/iPhone/iPod

Ebooks on iOS Devices


  • Get an Adobe ID (link on the right).
  • Get a compatible reading app (such as Bluefire Reader, linked on the right) on your iPad/iPhone/iPod.
  • Authorize the reading app with your Adobe ID.
  • Use the Safari browser when searching.


1. Using Safari, browse or search Ebrary.
2. Open an ebook, then tap Download.
3. Choose Download the entire document...

4. Tap OK.
5. Tap Open in "Bluefire Reader".

6. Tap Read Later or Read Now.

Bluefire Reader on iOS

One-Time Install & Configure

Ebrary ebooks

Download an entire Ebook:

  • Limit of 10 ebooks out at a time.
  • No printing.
  • Protected EPUB format 

Download selected pages:

  • Limit of 60 pages per day.
  • Can print.
  • Never expires.
  • PDF format 

Adobe ID

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    • Create an Adobe ID and authorize your computer:

      1. With Adobe Digital Editions (ADE) open, click Help, then Authorize Computer.
      2. If you already have one, enter your Adobe ID; otherwise, click Create an Adobe ID.
      3. Enter the required information, then click Create.
      4. Back in ADE, enter your Adobe ID and click Authorize.
      5. Click OK.