What's Different About Downloading to a Mobile Device?
Mobile devices (here meaning non black and white ereaders) have a different downloading process.
In order to download to a compatible mobile device, you can download directly to the Bluefire app, and will not need to download the Adobe Digital Editions software onto your computer. You will, however, still need to create an Adobe ID. Almost any mobile device (tablet or smartphone) is compatible, with the exception of the Kindle.
How to Download an eBook to a Compatible Mobile Device
* The EBSCOhost database will require you to create your own account within the database.
To use our GALILEO databases, e-journals, and e-books from off-campus and some UGA wireless networks, you'll be prompted to log in with your MyID and password. Your MyID is your UGAMail address minus the "@uga.edu."
Don't have a UGA MyID? Visit or contact Access Services to find out if you are eligible to have a library account created for you: