5. A cable to connect your device to your desktop or laptop computer.
* Please note that these are free accounts, but you will only be able to access Ebsco or ebrary ebooks from the Newton Gresham Library if you are a current student, staff, or faculty member at Sam Houston State University.
Downloading: Step by Step
Start on a computer. Log into Adobe Digital Editions with your Adobe ID.
Find a book in a library database, such as EBSCO eBooks Collection or ebrary, and log into your personal account for that database.
Locate and click the Download button; follow the instructions.
The book will be downloaded into ADE.
With ADE open, connect your NOOK to the computer by USB cable. Follow the instructions to authorize your NOOK with ADE.
In ADE, drag and drop your downloaded book onto the NOOK icon. Follow the appropriate steps to safely disconnect your NOOK from the computer. Read away!
Video: Downloading Ebooks from EBSCO
More Help with Linking Adobe Digital Editions and Your NOOK
While unplugged, turn on the NOOK and wait for it to boot up.
Plug the NOOK into your computer, wait until the computer recognizes it, and then open Adobe Digital Editions (ADE).
ADE will prompt you to authorize your device. Click "Authorize Device."