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EBSCO eBooks Support: Full Download to App

Which App Should I Choose?

You can choose from two different apps to download EBSCO eBooks. The app you choose will depend on the type of device you use and whether you want to download eBooks from other providers as well.

If you only need a chapter or a few pages you can follow the instructions provided at Chapter Download.

Adobe Digital Editions (ADE) App

When to choose the ADE app:

  • Already have the ADE app on your device? You are all set - no need to do anything further.
  • If you want to download the eBooks to a desktop, laptop or mobile device including Windows moble devices.
  • If you want an app that you can also use for eBooks from other eBook providers e.g. ProQuest eBook Central.
  • If you have the right system requirements.

Instructions for downloading and using the ADE app.

EBSCO Mobile App

When to choose the EBSCO Mobile app:

  • If you do not already have the ADE app. It is quicker to download the EBSCO Mobile app.
  • If you want to access and read eBooks via the EBSCO mobile app only.


  • The app is only available for Android and iOS mobile devices and Chromebooks. 
  • You can only use this app for downloading EBSCO eBooks. You will need a different app for other eBook providers.

System requirements:

  • You will need to have an iOS (11+) or Android (9+) mobile device or a Chromebook that supports the Android app via Google Play.

Instructions for downloading and using the EBSCO Mobile app.