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Step by step instructions to download an ebrary book to your Kindle Fire for offline reading.
Last Updated: Apr 24, 2013 URL: http://guides.stetson.edu/downloading_ebrary_books_Kindle_Fire Print Guide RSS Updates

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Connecting to the Stetson Network

You must be connected to Stetson's Wi-Fi Network in order to acess an e-book from the Library's ebrary collection. To connect your Kindle Fire to Stetson's Wi-Fi Network, tap the settings icon, open Wi-Fi and select Stetson Administration. You will also need your USB cable to connect your Kindle Fire to one of the library computers.

      

    Step 1: Create your ebrary account

    Using a library computer, go to the ebrary database. From the library's homepage, click on "Databases by Title" and select ebrary from the alphabetic list of databases located in the center pane of the page.

    To create your personal ebrary account follow the instructions below and remember to make a note of your Username and Password!

     

    Step 2: Setting up your Kindle Fire

    Tap the settings icon on your Kindle Fire and find the "Allow installation of Applications From Unknown Sources" feature and turn this feature to "On."This will enable you to install the Aldiko reader. Open your Kindle Fire web browser and type in the following URL:


    http://aldiko.zendesk.com/entries/402881-download-the-latest-version-of-the-aldiko-book-reader-application


    After is has downloaded, tap the notification bar at the top of your Kindle Fire screen and select the file to install it.

    Verify the installation by opening the Aldiko.

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