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Downloading & Viewing eBooks: Science Direct –eBooks

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

Science Direct

Science Direct does not require any special eReader software to view in your browser for iOS. The eBooks will open in iBooks.

If you are using Android, it is recommended that you download the Bluefire Reader app from the Google Play Store. 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.

Science Direct

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

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