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Downloading & Viewing eBooks: ProQuest eBook Central

Welcome to the eBooks Subject Guide. This guide is designed to help in downloading and viewing eBooks from our various databases.

ProQuest eBook Central

ProQuest eBook Central can be loaded on to your mobile device directly from internet. In order to download a ProQuest eBook you will need an Adobe ID and a reading app on your device that is compatible with Adobe Digital Editions. You may have up to 10 books downloaded from ProQuest eBook Central at any given time. The reading app you choose will need to be Authorized with your Adobe ID. *At this time, it is not possible to transfer eBooks from ProQuest eBook Central to a Kindle device. 

Recommended: The Bluefire Reader app is a free reading application available for both iOS and Android Devices. To Authorize your Bluefire Reader, open the application, select Info at the bottom of the screen, under Enable Adobe eBooks select Authorize and enter your Adobe ID and password. Please refer to the homepage of this guide to find video demonstrations on setting up Bluefire Reader. 


If you are trying to access any database from off-campus, please sign into the Library’s proxy server first.  You can get there by clicking the Accounts & Renewals link on the Services Links toolbar on the left side of the Library’s homepage and then by clicking the Access Databases Off-Campus link to sign into the Proxy.

ProQuest eBook Central

This area of the guide is to assist you with downloading eBooks from the ProQuest eBook Central database for iOS, Android, and Windows OS devices. Follow through the the training session below to learn how to download eBooks from ProQuest eBook Central

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