Download Library E-Books

The Bailey Library provides students and faculty access to 135,000 e-books, the majority of which are licensed from Ebrary. These e-books are readable on a web browser, while many are downloadable on most computing devices and e-readers. The download limit is 10 e-books at a time for 14 days.

To download an Ebrary e-book to your PC/Mac/laptop:

1. Install Adobe Digital Editions reader from http://www.adobe.com/products/digitaleditions on your computer.
2. Point your browser to the Bailey Library’s Ebrary site, http://site.elibrary.com/lib/washtenaw, and log in with your WCC netID and password.
3. Search for an e-book and click Download.
4. Read your e-book on the Adobe Digital Editions reader.

To download an Ebrary e-book to your iPad or Android device:

First option:

1. Create an Adobe account on https://www.adobe.com/cfusion/membership.
2. Download the free Bluefire reader app from the App store or Google Play on your iPad or Android device.
3. Point your browser to the Bailey Library’s Ebrary site, http://site.elibrary.com/lib/washtenaw, and log in with your WCC netID and password.
4. Search for an e-book and click Download.
5. Read your e-book on the Bluefire reader.

Second option:

1. Create an Adobe account on https://www.adobe.com/cfusion/membership.
2. Point your browser to the Bailey Library’s Ebrary site, http://site.ebrary.com/lib/washtenaw, and log in with your WCC NetID and password.
3. Click My Settings, and choose Connect Your Mobile Devices to Your Ebrary Account, and then click Mobile Setup.
4. Enter your email address.
5. Ebrary will send you an email to set your passcode. Follow instructions to create passcode.
6. Download a special Ebrary app from the App Store or Google Play to your iPad or Android device. Please note that the app is for iOS 4.3 or Android 2.1 or higher.
7. Open the Ebrary app and sign in with your email address and passcode.
8. Search WCC’s Ebrary e-book collection, and either view your e-book online or download it.

Third option:

1. Download a special Ebrary app from the App Store or Google Play to your iPad or Android device. Please note that the app is for iOS 4.3 or Android 2.1 or higher.
2. Point your browser to the Bailey Library’s Ebrary site, http://site.ebrary.com/lib/washtenaw, and log in with your WCC NetID and password.
* You’ll need to do this at least once every 90-days to validate use on the mobile app.
* Click “My Settings” link at top-right of ebrary screen
* Under “Link your account to Facebook“, click “Log In“
* On Facebook log-in screen, enter your Facebook credentials, click “Log In“
(Don’t have a Facebook account? Click “Sign up for Facebook” at lower left)
3. Create an Adobe account on https://www.adobe.com/cfusion/membership if you don’t already have one.
If you’ve done full-document downloads on ebrary, you already have an account.
4. Point your browser to the Bailey Library’s Ebrary site, http://site.elibrary.com/lib/washtenaw, and log in with your WCC netID and password.
5. Search for an e-book and click Download.
6. Sign in on the Ebrary e-book app using the “Sign in with Facebook” button (lower right hand corner) with your Facebook credentials. Read the e-book on the Ebrary app.

Important note: The Facebook Sign-in feature does not access or post anything on Facebook accounts. It just takes advantage of users’ Facebook authentication.

If you have any questions, please contact the Bailey Library at libs1@wccnet.edu or 973-3431.

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