How to register for Adobe ID to use the Adobe e-book reader

"Borrowing" some ebooks from the Leddy Library requires registration for Adobe ID. This page explains how to do this.

Step 1: In the library catalogue, on the record that shows the book you want click on the link showing after Full text available at:   For this book it is the ACUP eBound Collection

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Step 2: On the screen that appears click where is says “Click here

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Step 3: On the screen that appears click on choose “Get and Adobe ID

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Step 4: On the next screen click on Get an Adobe ID

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Step 5: Fill in the blanks, click to verify you have read the terms, and click on “Sign-up”

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Step 6: Use the back arrow key (top left) to go back to screen for your particular book and click on the version of Adobe Digital Editions you need to install for your computer:

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Step 7: Follow the download instructions that appear on your screen.  When the download is successful you will see the downloaded file on bottom left.  This is an .exe file so click on it to install the Adobe reader on your computer

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Step 8:  When the reader is successfully installed you should see it as an icon on your computer screen:

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Step 9: go back to the record for your book and click on “Download your book here”.  

The first time you download a book you may get a screen that asks you to authorize your computer by vendor. 

Pick “Authorize Your computer without a vendor” and follow the instructions.  

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Watch for the downloaded file for your book in bottom left corner of your screen and when the download is finished click on that file.  The Adobe reader should automatically open and the book should be there for you to read.