Download EBSCO eBooks to an Android device

Note: It is recommended that you download and use the Firefox browser when following these instructions.

 

  1. android-logoCreate an Adobe Online ID.
  2. Download the Bluefire Reader app to your Android device.
  3. Open the Bluefire Reader app on your Android device and authorize it by entering the Adobe Online ID you created in step 1 (you should be prompted to authorize automatically once you open the Bluefire app).
  4. Create an EBSCOhost account by clicking “Sign In” in the top right corner.
  5. From your Android device, find an ebook you want to download by searching the EBSCO eBook Collection. You will be prompted to login if you’re off-campus. Note: Click on the full-site version of this database. You cannot read or download the ebooks from the mobile version.
  6. Click on the “Download This eBook (Offline)” link and then click on the “Checkout & Download” button. Sign into your EBSCO account. (You will be asked how many days, 1-7, for which you want to check out the book).
  7. A new screen will pop up with the Bluefire Reader logo. Click on the “Open in Bluefire” button. This will automatically begin downloading the ebook into the Bluefire Reader app.