Whittemore Library E-Book News

You can now download over 15,000 Project Gutenberg e-books from a variety of subjects – art, classic literature, history, cooking, poetry, horror, romance, science fiction and many more. You do not need to enter your library card to download the title. Your checkouts from the collection do not count against our regular checkout/lending options. More titles from Internet Archive are coming soon to our digital collection.

Below is the link to access the free public domain titles from Project Gutenberg and the instructions on how to download the titles:
http://digital.minlib.net/66F56BBD-6AC2-481E-955F-B20659B8536A/10/531/en/PublicDomainCollection.htm

To save a public domain EPUB to my computer…

On Windows…
1. Right-click the ‘Download’ link.
2. Select ‘Save Target As…’ or ‘Save Link As…’.
A dialog box is displayed that allows you to select a location on your computer to which to save the eBook.
3. Select a location.
4. Click ‘Save’.
The eBook is saved to your computer.

On Mac…
1. Press the ‘Control’ key and click the ‘Download’ link.
2. Select ‘Download Linked File As…’ or ‘Save Link As…’.
A dialog box is displayed that allows you to select a location on your computer to which to save the eBook.
3. Select a location.
4. Click ‘Save’.
The eBook is saved to your computer.

To add a public domain EPUB to the Adobe Digital Editions Library…
1. Open Adobe Digital Editions.
2. Click the Library icon in the upper left corner.
The Library is displayed.
3. Click the word ‘Library’ in the upper left corner.
4. Select ‘Add Item to Library’.
The ‘Select items to add to library’ dialog box is displayed.
5. Navigate to location to which you saved the eBook.
6. Select the eBook.

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