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Creating an Adobe ID

  1. Go to Adobe sign-in page.

  2. Click Get an Adobe ID

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  3. Fill in the form and write down the email address and the password you chose. Check the box "I have read and agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy", then click Sign up.

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Your Adobe ID is the email address you used in the form. Don't forget to write it down, along with the password you chose: you will need this information to configure the software and devices you will be using to read ebooks.

Installing Bluefire Reader (iOS)

Other free applications are also available. Feel free to try them out.

  1. From your device's startup screen, go to the App Store.

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  2. In the search box in the upper right corner, type in Bluefire Reader and click on the search result.

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  3. Tap on the Free button, and then on Install.

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  4. When the installation is complete, press Open to start the app.

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  5. When the app opens, type in your Adobe ID (the email) and the password you chose when you created your Adobe ID, then tap Authorize.

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Your device is now set up to read ebooks. You will not have to redo the previous steps.

Checking out and opening a book in Bluefire Reader (iOS)

  1. In your device's Internet browser, find the book you want to borrow on Cantook Station.

  2. In the results page or in the book's details page, click Borrow.

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  3. On the loan confirmation page, click Download. You may also download this ebook by following the link that was sent to you by email.

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    You have 24 hours to download the borrowed ebook. Downloading it on multiple devices is possible, as long as they are all authorized with the same Adobe ID.

  4. In the download window, press Open in "Bluefire Reader".

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  5. The book will open in Bluefire Reader. To read it immediately, choose Read Now.

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Returning a borrowed book in Bluefire Reader (iOS)

  1. Click on the settings icon in the upper right corner of your Bluefire Reader library.

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  2. Choose List View.

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  3. To the right of the book you want to return, press the information icon.

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  4. On the next page, press Return Item.

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  5. In the pop-up window, press Return.

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  6. In a few minutes, Cantook Station will have processed your return and the borrowed book will disappear from your account.