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E-books: Downloading e-books for mobile or offline use

This guide provides instructions on how to download or check-out e-books for use offline or on a mobile device.


EBSCOhost - Before You Begin:

  • In order to download EBSCOhost e-books to your personal device you must first create a personal EBSCOhost account associated with the ASU Library. To do so, connect to the ASU Library/EBSCOhost interface page (in order to prove that you are a current ASU student, faculty or staff member you will be required to authenticate with your ASURITE ID log-on and password).
  • From the "ASU Library/EBSCOhost page choose the "Sign In" link from the upper-right of the page - and sign in to your EBSCOhost account. First time users will need to use the "Create a new account" option.
  • You also need to create a personal Adobe Digital Editions account, and download that software onto your computer (for a Nook/Sony/other e-reader).

Downloadable Quick Start Guide

Then use the Checking Out and Downloading EBSCO eBooks guide or view the video tutorial.

Checkout FAQs


The EBSCO eBooks app is available for:

To find out more information, click here

The Bluefire app is available for:

The Adobe Digital Editions app is available for:

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