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University of Groningen Library Where can I find literature and data? E-books

Download programs e-books

ebooks and programs

For offline reading of DRM e-books (EBook Central and EBSCO) Adobe Digital Editions (ADE) or Bluefire Reader is required.

For PC, laptop, tablet and smartphone you need Adobe Digital Editions (ADE) or Bluefire Reader. Both are free on the Internet , for both an Adobe ID is required.


Adobe Digital Editions


Installation of Adobe Digital Editions (ADE) on managed staff PC's (Bluefire Reader is not offered in UWP):

  • In the Workspace Preferences, add Adobe Digital Editions to your Start menu
  • Access Ebook Central or EBSCO, download your e-book to Adobe Digital Editions (ADE)

    Without user id:
  • ADE will start and will ask for 'leverancier-id', leave both fields empty and, click the button below left  a 'proceed'.
  • In the next screen you are informed that the computer is authorized and you can download the e-book

    With user id:
  • You can download ADE with user ID, when a user fulfills a book on one device, the book will be automatically downloaded to all the other devices that belong to this consumer (activated using the same user ID)

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