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eBooks @ RWU

The Library has thousands of ebooks for you to use online.  You can search them through OneSearch and then limit your search to ebooks or you can search individual collections listed below:

For more ebook collections see the Library web site at

Please see our e-Book Guide for more information on accessing and reading eBooks.

Getting Started: Adobe Digital Editions

To make effective use of eBooks you need to have an Adobe ID that will allow you to dowload books to either Adobe Digital Editions- to read on your computer or laptop, or Bluefire Reader- to read on your mobile device or iPad. 

To begin accessing eBooks create an Adobe ID, then dowload Adobe Digital Editions if you are using a computer or laptop.  

Why Use Adobe Digital Editions?

Adobe Digital Editions is free software that allows you to download, view, and manage eBooks on your computer or laptop.  The first time you use Adobe Digital Editions to open an eBook you will be asked to authorize your computer with your Adobe ID.

For a full list of devices that support Adobe Digital Editions visit Digital Editions Supported Devices.

Bluefire Reader App

To read eBooks on your mobile device or tablet download the Bluefire Reader App and authorize Bluefire Reader with your Adobe ID by tapping the authorize button in the Info tab to start the process.