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Ebooks @ Cairn: eReaders and mobile devices

A guide on using ebooks

Devices and formats

Provider

Device

ePub

AZW

PDF

PRC

Mobiopicket

PalmDOC (PDB)

eReader

Apple

iPhone

 

 

iPad

 

 

 

 

 

iMac

 

 

Amazon

Kindle

 

 

 

Barnes & Noble

Nook

 

 

 

Kobo

Kobo

 

 

 

 

 

 

eReaders

 

Information
You can transfer PDF files to your Amazon Kindle using the Kindle Personal Documents Service or over a USB cable. Select your Kindle for more information.

Kindle

Kindle Fire HDX 8.9"

Kindle Fire HDX

Kindle Fire HD (2nd generation)

Kindle Fire HD 8.9"

Kindle Fire HD 7"

Kindle Fire (2nd generation)

Kindle Fire (1st generation)

Kindle Paperwhite

Kindle Keyboard

Kindle Touch

Kindle DX

Kindle 2nd Generation

Kindle 1st Generation

For complete help with PDF files and your Kindle, refer to Amazon Kindle Help for your specific device.

 

  • After the ebook has already been downloaded to the computer.

    1. Double-click the ebook to open it in Adobe Digital Editions.
    2. Click Library.
    3. Plug in your Nook.
    4. Make sure the notification appears saying it is connected.
    5. Nook will appear in the device list on the computer.
    6. Drag and drop the ebook onto "Nook" and folder of your choice.
    7. Wait for Nook to finish syncing.
    8. Eject the Nook.
    9. Your ebook is ready for use.

All video credit goes to York College of Pennsylvania.

After the ebook has been downloaded to the computer.

  1. Plug in your Sony eReader.
  2. Tap Data Transfer Mode.
  3. Reader for PC or Mac should launch automatically.
  4. Wait for the reader to be recognized.
  5. Double-click the ebook.
  6. After ebook is synced, eject reader.
  7. Unplug reader.

Aldiko needs to be installed on your Android device, and registered with your Adobe ID.


* If Aldiko doesn't launch, follow these steps:

  1. Find an ebook, then tap Download.
  2. Tap the Notification Bar.
  3. Tap the epub file.
  4. Aldiko will launch and open the ebook.*
  5. Launch Aldiko on the Kindle.
  6. Tap Files.
  7. Navigate to the folder with the ebook.
  8. Tap the ebook.
  9. Tap Import.
  10. Your ebook is ready for use.
 

All video credit goes to York College of Pennsylvania.

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