eBook Instructions - Benjamin Franklin Institute Of Technology

eBook Instructions

From Your iPhone or iPad

  1. Make sure you have your student ID handy. You’ll need the 14 Digit Student ID number on the back to be able to access the eBooks.
  2. Download the Bluefire App from the App Store.
  3. Go to http://www.bfit.edu/Academics/Library/default.aspx
  4. Under Library Links click on Search for eBooks available online
  5. Log in with your Student ID
  6. Sign in with your EBSCOhost Account or Create a new account.
  7. Use the search box to find an eBook
  8. Click on the title of the book
  9. Click on the Download (Offline) button in the middle of the screen
  10. Click on the Green Checkout & Download button
  11. Click on the Second Blue button: Open in “Bluefire”
  12. The book will now download to the Bluefire App
  13. Open your eBook from the Bluefire Library
  14. Enjoy your eBook!

Nook, Kobo, Sony

  1. Make sure you have a copy of Adobe Digital Editions installed on your PC or Mac (http://www.adobe.com/products/digital-editions.html)
  2. Go to “Search for Books” on the library Web Site
  3. Click on EBSCO eBook collection
  4. If off Campus, log in using your student ID Number
  5. Log-in to your EBSCOhost Account or Create a new account if needed
  6. Search for books
  7. Select book you would like to download
  8. Click on “Download This eBook” on the left side of the page
  9. A download will begin
  10. Once downloaded, open Adobe Digital Editions.  The book should automatically be added to your library.
  11. Connect your eReader  to your computer
  12. The eReader should show up in Digital Editions
  13. Drag the eBook you would like from the library to your device
  14. Your device should automatically load the eBook
  15. When the eBook is done loading, eject your device
  16. Enjoy your eBook!