Answered By: Digital Library Services Team
Last Updated: Aug 14, 2017     Views: 2

The best way to read eBooks on Dawsonera is to select the Read Online option.

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However it is also possible to download an eBook to a personal device for 24 hours. If you're downloading to a PC or laptop, the eBook will download as a PDF file which you can open in Adobe Reader.

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If you're downloading the eBook to a tablet or mobile, you'll need to create an Adobe ID and download the Bluefire or Adobe Digital Editions app, which are available for free from your devices app store.

To create an Adobe ID, follow the steps at

Once you've installed one of the reader apps, you'll need to sign in using your Adobe ID in order to open and read the eBook.

More information can be found in our eBooks for Mobile Devices guide and on the Dawsonera help pages, using the links below.