1. Ebooks and the Digital Rights Management System (DRM) – an introduction

1.1. Downloading ebooks

An ebook is a file containing text and/or images that can be read on a computer or another electronic device.
You will need to register with one of the libraries offering ebooks.lu to take advantage of this service. Please visit one of the participating libraries to sign up for free.
The ebooks offered in ebooks.lu are protected by a Digital rights management system which can be seen as a kind of digital lock. You will need a special tool to open ebooks once you have downloaded them. You will also need an Adobe ID to unlock the ebooks them (see Section 1.2. – The digital lock system). Please go to https://accounts.adobe.com to sign up for an Adobe ID.
Once you have an Adobe ID, you will be able to download an application that will allow you to borrow and read ebooks.
If you wish to read ebooks on your computer, please select the Adobe Digital Editions application. If you would prefer to read ebooks on your smartphone or tablet, please download the Bluefire Reader. The set-up instructions are detailed in Section 2 below.
When you download an ebook, you will be able to read the copy borrowed for a total of 14 days. Once this period ends, it will no longer be possible to access the ebook on your device, and the ebook will become available in the digital library again.
Please note that ebooks can also be consulted online without downloading an additional tool. (Exception: you will need to install the Microsoft Silverlight plugin for the Numilog platform.)

1.2. The Digital Rights Management System

To summarise briefly: to download and read ebooks, you will need to

  • either install Adobe Digital Editions on your computer,
  • or install the Bluefire Reader on your tablet or smartphone,
  • and sign up for an Adobe ID.

We recommend that you sign up for an Adobe ID so that you can switch between reading devices during the loan period. If you do not have an Adobe ID, reading is limited to the device on which you downloaded the ebook.
Adobe Digital Editions is a free tool to manage the digital locks on ebooks. The application allows you to open ebooks throughout the loan period and, should you wish, to also transfer them to other reading devices.
The digital rights management (DRM) system is a protection tool that has been integrated into all ebooks. It controls use of the ebooks, including their download, the loan duration and the transfer to reading devices.
The software has been developed to protect files from copyright violations, such as unauthorised duplication. This digital lock also ensures that ebooks are automatically returned when the loan period expires, i.e. that ebooks can no longer be viewed when the loan period has ended.

2. Technical requirements

2.1. Creating an Adobe ID

An Adobe ID is essential if you wish to read your ebooks on several different reading devices. Once you have created an account, each ebook will automatically be linked to your Adobe ID, rather than exclusively to your computer. An Adobe ID allows you to access your loans on six authorised devices.

https://accounts.adobe.com/

Click on “Get an Adobe ID”.

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Complete the online form and make a note of the email address and password you use. Tick the “I have read and agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.” confirmation box, then click on “Sign up”.

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Go to your email account and open the welcome message from Adobe. Click on the activation link to complete the registration process.

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Your Adobe ID is the email address you entered in the online form. Do not forget this email address or your password! You will need them to configure all the tools and devices you wish to use to read ebooks.

2.2. Comment installer Adobe Digital Editions (Windows PC)?

Please go to www.adobe.com/solutions/ebook/digital-editions/download.html.

1 Click on “Download Digital Edition:

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2 Once the download is complete, click on “Run” to open the file and complete installation.

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Please note that a later version of Adobe Digital Editions may be available – this is not a problem!

3 Installation of Adobe Digital Editions will then begin. Click the box “I accept the terms of the license agreement.”, then click on “Next”.

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4 Select the options for the components you would like to install and click on “Next”.

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Once installation is complete, click on “Close” and Adobe Digital Editions will launch automatically.

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In Adobe Digital Editions, click on the “Help” menu tab, then on “Authorize Computer”.

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Enter your Adobe ID (email address) and password, then click on “Authorize”.

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Click on “OK” to complete the authorisation process.

Your computer is now authorised to download the ebooks you borrow.

2.3. Installing the Bluefire Reader on Apple devices (iOS)

1. From the home screen on your tablet or smartphone, go to the App Store.

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2. Type “Bluefire Reader” in the search box in the top right-hand corner and select the “Bluefire Reader” in the results list.

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3. Click on the “Free” button in the Bluefire Reader application, then on “Install”.

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4. Once installation is complete, click on “Open” to launch the application.

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5. When the application opens, sign in using your Adobe ID (email address) and password, then click on “Authorise”.

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Your device is now configured to read ebooks. You will not need to repeat the above steps again.

2.4. Installing the Bluefire Reader on Android devices

1. From the home screen on your device, go to the Google Play Store.

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2. Click on the magnifying glass in the top right-hand corner of the screen and search for the “Bluefire Reader”. Select the “Bluefire Reader” in the results list.

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3. Click on “Install”.

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4. Click on “Accept” to authorise installation of the application. Installation may take a few minutes.

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5. Once installation is complete, click on “Open” to launch the application.

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6. When the application opens, sign in using your Adobe ID (email address) and password, then click on “Authorise”.

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Your device is now configured to read ebooks. You will not need to repeat the above steps again.

3. Ebook providers

3.0. Ebook providers

You will need to use different providers and platforms to open ebooks in the three different languages. We offer ebooks in French (Numilog), English (Overdrive) and German (Ciando). Each language essentially corresponds with one platform.

The borrowing principle is always the same. Each individual platform is explained below.

3.1. Ebooks in French – Numilog

If you have chosen an ebook that is available on the Numilog platform (mainly books in French), the consultation options will be shown on the details page of the book.

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Click on “Télécharger ce livre au format EPUB pour une durée de 14 jours” to download the ebook.

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You are able to download ebooks on several devices as long as they are authorised with the same Adobe ID.

Use Adobe Digital Editions (or the Bluefire Reader) to open the ebook …

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… and the ebook will be downloaded to your library.

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3.2. Ebooks in English – Overdrive

If you have chosen a book that is available on the Overdrive platform (mainly books in English), you will need to click on “Borrow” to view the consultation options.

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Click on “Download” to download the ebook.

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Use Adobe Digital Editions (or the Bluefire Reader) to open the ebook …

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… and the ebook will be downloaded to your Adobe Digital Editions library.

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3.3 Ebooks allemands : Ciando

If you have already chosen a book that is available on the Ciando platform (mainly books in German), you will need to click on “ebook anfordern” to download the ebook.

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Once you have connected, a message will appear. As you are using your bibnet.lu membership card and not a Ciando account, please click on the first “Next” button (ignore the part “Bestehende Nutzer” about existing users).

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You will then need to select the device that you wish to use to read the ebook.

The icons correspond to the following devices:

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Once you have chosen a reading device, click on “Weiter” to confirm. The following message will only appear the first time you connect to the platform. It informs users that a “ccount” will be used. This means that your membership ID will be used rather than a Ciando account. You will only need a Ciando account to make reservations.

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On the next page, click on “ebook Download starten”.

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Use Adobe Digital Editions (or the Bluefire Reader) to open the ebook …

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… and the ebook will be downloaded to your Adobe Digital Editions library.

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4. Start-up guides

4.1. Computer (Windows and Mac PCs)

You will need a tool to download and read ebooks with a digital lock on a computer. We recommend using Adobe Digital Editions (free). Use your Adobe ID to log into Adobe Digital Editions.
Please see Section 2.2. for detailed instructions on how to install Adobe Digital Editions (Technical requirements / Installing Adobe Digital Editions)

Borrowing ebooks

Use the search engine of the Luxembourg library network (www.a-z.lu) to find the ebook you wish to borrow. Before you begin your search, click on the “Digital Library” tab.

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Select “Ebook public libraries” in the pull-down menu to the right of the search box to define the type of document you are looking for.

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You can now enter your search terms.

Alternative:

We invite you to use the “Browse by topic” button if you would prefer to search by category (art, science, history).

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A new window will open in which you can click on the “Ebooks public libraries” tab.

Select a main category and a subcategory, then click on “Browse”.

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Once you have found an ebook you are interested in, click on the title and then on “Get this online”.

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You will then be redirected to the ebook provider’s platform.

If you have not yet logged in, use your library card number and password to log in now.

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After logging in, the ebook details will be shown on the provider’s platform.

If you have chosen an ebook that is available on the Numilog platform (mainly books in French), the consultation options will be shown on the details page of the book.

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Click on “Télécharger ce livre en format EPUB” to download the ebook.

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Please note that minor variations may arise depending on the resource and your device.

The ebooks of different providers are indexed in a-z.lu and can be borrowed via the providers’ platforms. This explains why the borrowing procedure – while similar – may vary a little depending on the book provider, as each provider has their own distribution platform.
How can I download an ebook on the other platforms? Please see Section 3 – Ebook providers for more information.

You are able to download ebooks on several devices as long as they are authorised with the same Adobe ID.

Open the ebook with Adobe Digital Editions.

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The ebook will be downloaded to your library in Adobe Digital Editions.

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You will then able to read the ebook by double clicking on the ebook cover.

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Returning ebooks borrowed via Adobe Digital Editions (PC)

Ebooks can be borrowed for 14 days. When this period ends, it will no longer be possible to open the ebook in your reader. If you haven’t finished reading the ebook, you are able to renew your loan – and that for as long as you wish.

You are also able to return ebooks at any time, for example if you finish reading them before the loan period ends.

Right click on the cover of the book you wish to return in Adobe Digital Editions. Select “Return Borrowed Item”, then click on “Return” in the next window to confirm.

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In a few minutes, the system will process your return and the ebook will disappear from your folder.

Please note that it is not possible to return ebooks borrowed from the Ciando platform (German ebooks) before the end of the loan period.

4.2. Apple devices (iOS): iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad and iPad mini

To borrow ebooks on Apple devices (iOS), you will need an application to download and read the ebooks with a digital lock. We recommend using the Bluefire Reader (free). Use your Adobe ID to log into the Bluefire Reader.

This free reader application is compatible with all major platforms on the market. Our providers also offer their own applications, however you do not have to use these!

Please see the detailed guide on how to install the Bluefire Reader (Technical requirements / Installing the Bluefire Reader on Apple devices (iOS))

Borrowing and opening ebooks in the Bluefire Reader (iOS)

Use the search engine of the Luxembourg library network (www.a-z.lu) on your device to find the ebook you wish to borrow. Before you begin your search, click on the “Digital Library” tab.

Select “Ebooks public libraries” in the pull-down menu to the right of the search box to define the type of document you are looking for.
You can now enter your search terms.

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Alternative:

We invite you to use the “Browse by topic” button if you would prefer to search by category (art, science, history).

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A new window will open in which you can click on the “Ebooks public libraries” tab.

Select a main category and a subcategory, then click on “Browse”.

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Once you have found an ebook you are interested in reading, click on the title and then on “Get this online”.

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You will then be redirected to the ebook provider’s platform.

If you have not yet signed in, use your membership card number and password to log in.

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After logging in, the ebook details will be shown on the provider’s platform.

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Click on “Télécharger ce livre au format EPUB” (“Download”, example from the Numilog platform) to download the ebook.

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You are able to download ebooks on numerous devices as long as they are authorised with the same Adobe ID.

Please note that minor variations may arise depending on the resource and your device.

The ebooks of different providers are indexed in a-z.lu and can be borrowed via the providers’ platforms. This explains why the borrowing procedure – while similar – may vary a little depending on the book provider, as each provider has their own distribution platform.

How can I download an ebook on the other platforms? Please see Section 3 – Ebook providers for more information.

In the download window, click on “Open in the Bluefire Reader”.

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The ebook will open in the Bluefire Reader. Click on the cover and the ebook will open.

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Returning ebooks borrowed in the Bluefire Reader (iOS)

Ebooks can be borrowed for 14 days. When this period ends, it will no longer be possible to open the ebook in your reader. If you haven’t finished reading the ebook, you are able to renew your loan – and that for as long as you wish.

You are also able to return ebooks at any time, for example if you finish reading them before the loan period ends.

1. In your Bluefire Reader library, click on the settings icon in the top right-hand corner.

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2. Click on “List View”.

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3. Click on the information icon to the right of the book you wish to return.

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4. Click on “Return item” on the next page.

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5. Click on “Return”.

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6. In a few minutes, the system will process your return and the ebook will disappear from your folder.

Please note that it is not possible to return ebooks borrowed from the Ciando platform (German ebooks) before the end of the loan period.

4.3. Android devices: Samsung, Sony, HTC, etc.

To borrow ebooks on an Android device (Samsung, Google Nexus, Sony Xperia, HTC, Tolino tab, etc.), you will need an application to download and read ebooks with a digital lock on a computer. We recommend using the Bluefire Reader (free). Use your Adobe ID to log into the Bluefire Reader.

This free reader application is compatible with all major platforms on the market. Our providers also offer their own applications, however you do not have to use these!

Please see the detailed guide on how to install the Bluefire Reader (Technical requirements / Installing the Bluefire Reader on Android devices)

Borrowing and opening ebooks in the Bluefire Reader (Android)

Use the search engine of the Luxembourg library network (www.a-z.lu) on your device to find the ebook you wish to borrow. Before you begin your search, click on the “Digital Library” tab.

Select “Ebooks public libraries” in the pull-down menu to the right of the search box to define the type of document you are looking for.

You can now enter your search terms.

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Alternative:

We invite you to use the “Browse by topic” button if you would prefer to search by category (art, science, history).

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A new window will open in which you can click on the “Ebooks public libraries” tab.

Select a main category and a subcategory, then click on “Browse”.

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Once you have found an ebook you are interested in reading, click on the title and then on “Get this online”.

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You will then be redirected to the ebook provider’s platform.

If you have not yet signed in, use your membership card number and password to log in.

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After logging in, the ebook details will be shown on the provider’s platform.

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Click on “Request ebook” (example from the Ciando platform).

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Click on “weiter” …

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… and then on “ebook Download starten”.

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You are able to download ebooks on several devices as long as they are authorised with the same Adobe ID.

Please note that minor variations may arise depending on the resource and your device.

The ebooks of different providers are indexed in a-z.lu and can be borrowed via the providers’ platforms. This explains why the borrowing procedure – while similar – may vary a little depending on the book provider, as each provider has their own distribution platform.

How can I download an ebook on the other platforms? Please see Section 3 – Ebook providers for more information.

In the download window, click on “Complete action using / Download to Bluefire Reader”.

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The ebook will open in the Bluefire Reader. Double click on the cover to open the ebook.

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Returning ebooks borrowed in the Bluefire Reader (Android)

Ebooks can be borrowed for 14 days. Once this period ends, it will no longer be possible to open the ebook in your reader. If you haven’t finished reading the ebook, you are able to renew your loan – and that for as long as you wish.

You are also able to return ebooks at any time, for example if you finish reading them before the loan period ends.

1. In your Bluefire Reader library, click on the Sans titre icon in the top right-hand corner to switch to the list view.

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2. Click on the arrow to the right of the ebook you wish to return.

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3. Click on “Return” on the next page.

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4. The system will immediately process your return and the ebook will disappear from your folder.

Please note that it is not possible to return ebooks borrowed from the Ciando platform (German ebooks) before the end of the loan period.

4.4. Reading devices (PocketBook Touch Lux, Tolino)

There are two different ways to borrow ebooks on a reading device.

1. If your reading device has an internet connection and browser, you can download ebooks directly.

Simply follow the instructions in Section 4.1. on borrowing ebooks on your PC to search for and download ebooks directly on your reading device.

Please note that the E Ink browser is not suitable for viewing complex websites and may take several minutes to load these.

2. If your device does not have a browser, or you would prefer to search on a coloured screen, you can search on your PC then transfer the ebooks to your reading device.

Whatever your desired approach, you will first need to use your Adobe ID to authorise the reading device.

If you do not have an Adobe ID yet, please see Section 2.1. – How can I create an Adobe ID?
Enter your ID and password in the following places:

PocketBook Touch Lux: Parameters – Account and synchronisation – Adobe DRM

Tolino: Meine Konten und TelekomCloud – Adobe DRM

For information on other reading devices, please see the corresponding user guide or contact us (help@findit.lu).

Borrowing and transferring ebooks to your reading device (PC)

Use the search engine of the Luxembourg library network (www.a-z.lu) to find the ebook you wish to borrow. Before you begin your search, click on the “Digital Library” tab.

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Select “ebooks public libraries” in the pull-down menu to the right of the search box to define the type of document you are looking for.

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You can now enter your search terms.

Alternative:

We invite you to use the “Browse by topic” button if you would prefer to search by category (art, science, history).85 loupe

A new window will open in which you can click on the “Ebooks public libraries” tab.

Select a main category and a subcategory, then click on “Browse”.

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Once you have found an ebook you are interested in reading, click on “Get this online”.

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You will then be redirected to the ebook provider’s platform.

If you have not yet logged in, use your library card number and password to log in now.

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After logging in, the ebook details will be shown on the provider’s platform.

If you have chosen an ebook that is available on the Numilog platform (mainly books in French), the consultation options will be shown on the details page.

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To download the ebook, click on “Télécharger ce livre au format EPUB pour une durée de 14 jours” (Borrow book).

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Please note that minor variations may arise depending on the resource and your device.

The ebooks of different providers are indexed in a-z.lu and can be borrowed via the providers’ platforms. This explains why the borrowing procedure – while similar – may vary a little depending on the ebook provider, as each provider has their own distribution platform.

How can I download an ebook on the other platforms? Please see Section 3 – Ebook providers for more information.

You are able to download ebooks on several devices as long as they are authorised with the same Adobe ID.

Open the ebook with Adobe Digital Editions.

The ebook will be downloaded to your library in Adobe Digital Editions.

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You will then be able to read the ebook in Adobe Digital Editions or to transfer it to your reading device.

Transferring ebooks to your reading device

Ensure that Adobe Digital Editions is open.

  • Use the USB cable provided to connect your reading device to your computer. When the below screen appears, click on Connect.
  • In your library, left click on the ebook that you would like to transfer and drag it over to your external device.

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The first time that you transfer an ebook to your reading device, you will need to authorise this transfer using the same Adobe ID as for the Adobe Digital Editions tool.

You are able to repeat this final step for all books that you wish to upload to your reading device.

To safely disconnect your reading device, click on the external device eject icon in the Windows notification zone at the bottom right-hand corner of the screen.

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Click on “Eject [reading device X]” in the list of devices.

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You can then unplug your reading device’s USB cable and read the ebooks transferred wherever you wish.

Returning ebooks borrowed via Adobe Digital Editions (PC)

Ebooks can be borrowed for 14 days. After this period, it will no longer be possible to access the ebook in your reading device. If you haven’t finished reading the ebook, you are able to renew your loan – and that for as long as you wish.

You are also able to return ebooks at any time, for example if you finish reading them before the loan period ends.

If you have transferred an ebook from the PC to your reading device, you will also need to return the ebook using the Adobe Digital Editions on your PC.

Select the ebook to return in Adobe Digital Editions and right click on the cover. Select “Return Borrowed Item”, then click on “Return” in the next window to confirm.

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In a few minutes, the system will process your return and the ebook will disappear from your folder.

Please note that it is not possible to return ebooks borrowed from the Ciando platform (German ebooks) before the end of the loan period.

5. FAQs

5.1. How can I sign up for the ebooks.lu service?

You will need to register with one of the 12 partner libraries to be able to use the ebooks.lu service. Once registered, you will receive a membership card and password that will allow you to access all of the documentary resources in your library.

Unfortunately, we are currently unable to offer online subscriptions.

Please note that if you have already registered with one of the participating libraries (except the National Library), you will still need to contact your library to request access to the ebooks.lu service. Your account will be activated within 24 hours.

5.2. I am already registered with a participating library. Why can’t I access the ebooks?

If you have already registered with one of the participating libraries (except the National Library), you will still need to contact your library to request access to the ebooks.lu service. Your account will be activated within 24 hours.

5.3. When I try to access an ebook, a pop-up window appears stating “Please note that you are not able to access this licensed content.”

This error message indicates that the ebooks.lu service has not yet been activated for your user account.

Please sign up at one of the 12 partner libraries. Once registered, you will receive a membership card and password that will allow you to access all of the documentary resources in your library.

Please note that if you have already registered with one of the participating libraries (except the National Library), you will still need to contact your library to request access to the ebooks.lu service. Your account will be activated within 24 hours.

5.4 I cannot access Ciando (German ebooks)

You are trying to download an ebook from Ciando, but the error message “Ihr Passwort / Login ist nicht bekannt” is displayed?

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You don’t have to log on Ciando. As you are already authenticated on a-z.lu as a library user you are using Ciando with a so-called “Cookie-Konto”.

To download an ebook, you need just click the first button “weiter”.

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If the first button is not displayed please delete the cookies in your browser.

Delete Cookies

PC

Firefox: Menu – History – Clear recent history
Chrome: Menu – History – History – Clear browsing data
Internet Explorer: Tools – Internet Options – Browsing History – Delete

Mobile devices

Android Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/2392709?co=GENIE.Platform%3DAndroid&hl=en

iOS Safari https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201265

5.5 Can I return a book early?

The possibility to return an ebook before the due date depends on the platform.

  • German ebooks (Ciando): For technical reasons the early return of an ebook is not possible. The ebook will stay two weeks on your device.
  • French ebooks (Numilog) return possible
  • English ebooks (Overdrive): return possible

To learn how to return a borrowed book, see the last section of the guide for your device.

5.6 Transfer an ebook via email from a smartphone to a tablet or vice versa (Android)

You have downloaded an ebook with your smartphone, but you also want to have it on your tablet or vice versa? First you must have installed the app Bluefire Reader with the same Adobe ID on both devices. Unfortunately, automatic synchronization is not possible.

Once you have downloaded an ebook on your smartphone or tablet, it is shown as “borrowed” on the platform and you cannot download it again, nevertheless the ebook can be transferred from one device to another.

The steps to follow are:

1. Open Google Play Store and download an Explorer app like “ES File Explorer” on the device you want to download the ebook.

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.estrongs.android.pop&hl=en

2. Open the app; you will find the ebook files (usually “title.epub”) here:

Home – Bluefire – Documents – Digital Editions

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3. Choose the ebook you want to transfer and tap More – Share.

After that, you can click on your mail app (e.g. Gmail).

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The file will be automatically attached to the message.

4. Send the email with the ebook file attached to an email account that is linked with the other device with which you want to read the ebook.

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5. Check your email on the other device, open the email with the attached ebook and click on the file. In the dialog box “Open with” select Bluefire Reader.

More information – Bluefire Reader (Android)

https://bluefireproductions.zendesk.com/hc/en-us
https://bluefireproductions.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/sections/202613223-Android-FAQ

5.7. Transfer an ebook via email from an iPhone to an iPad or vice versa (iOS)

You have downloaded an ebook with your iPhone, but you also want to have it on your iPad or vice versa? First you must have installed the app Bluefire Reader with the same Adobe ID on both devices. Unfortunately, automatic synchronization is not possible.

Once you have downloaded an ebook on your iPhone or iPad, it is shown as “borrowed” on the platform and you cannot download it again, nevertheless the ebook can be transferred from one device to another.

The steps to follow are:

1) Open Bluefire Reader on the device used to download the ebook.
2) In your Bluefire Reader Library, click on the settings icon in the upper right corner.

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3) Select “List View”.
On the right of the book you want to transfer, click on the information icon (i).

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4) Click on the icon “share” in the upper right corner and tap on “Send email”.

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5) The file will be automatically attached to the message.

Send the email with the ebook file attached to an email account that is linked with the other device with which you want to read the ebook.

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6) Check your emails on the other device, open the email with the attached ebook and click on the file.

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7) The file will be opened in a preview mode. Tap on the icon in the upper right corner and select “Open with Bluefire Reader.”

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8) You can now read the ebook on both devices.

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5.8. Transfer an ebook from a smartphone to a tablet or vice versa (Android)

You have downloaded an ebook with your smartphone, but you also want to have it on your tablet or vice versa? First you must have installed the app Bluefire Reader with the same Adobe ID on both devices. Unfortunately, automatic synchronization is not possible.

Once you have downloaded an ebook on your smartphone or tablet, it is marked as “borrowed” on the platform and you cannot download it again, nevertheless the ebook can be transferred from one device to another.

If you don’t want to send the ebook by email, you can also use your computer to transfer an ebook to another device.

The steps to follow are:

1. Connect your smartphone or tablet to your computer using the USB cable.

When the following screen appears on your computer, click “Open device to view files”.

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2. In the file explorer search the ebook:

device name \ Internal Storage \ Bluefire \ Documents \ Digital Editions

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3. Copy and paste the ebook file to your PC.

4. Eject the first device and using the USB cable, connect to the computer the device with which you want also to read the ebook.

5. From the computer, select the newly copied ebook file and paste it in the Bluefire Reader “Imports” folder of the second device.

device name\Internal Storage\Bluefire\imports

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6. You can now disconnect the second device.

7. Open Bluefire Reader in the second device and press on “Info” menu in the bottom right corner.

In the “Import from SD card” section tap on “Import” button and the ebook will be displayed.

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More help with Bluefire Reader (Android)
https://bluefireproductions.zendesk.com/hc/en-us
https://bluefireproductions.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/sections/202613223-Android-FAQ

5.9. How many ebooks can I borrow in total?

The limit of simultaneous borrowing depends on each platform. You can borrow 3-4 ebooks by platform at the same time for download on PC, tablet, smartphone or eReader.

  • German ebooks (Ciando): 4 simultaneous ebooks
  • French ebooks (Numilog): 4 simultaneous ebooks
  • English ebooks (Overdrive): 3 simultaneous ebooks

So the total of simultaneous loans is 11 ebooks if you use the maximum that is possible for each platform.

5.10. Can I use my Kindle for ebooks.lu?

No, unfortunately the Amazon Kindle e-ink screen (all models) is not compatible with the ebooks.lu offer.

Reason: Amazon refuses to support the Adobe DRM system and accepts only its own DRM system. Kindle eReaders cannot open EPUB ebook file.