A free Adobe ID is required in order to use the OverDrive Media Console app for portable devices and to install Adobe Digital Editions on multiple computers and/or devices (up to six). Go to Adobe.com, click Sign In and follow the directions.
A free Amazon account is required to log in to a Kindle or Kindle Reading app and use OverDrive eBooks on computers and portable devices.
To create a new account go to Amazon.com and mouse over Hello-Sign In-Your Account (top right). Click Start Here (under the yellow Sign In button) and follow the instructions.
To associate the account with a device, go to Menu, Settings, Registration and log in.
Go to the App Store and search for OverDrive Media Console. Tap the FREE button on the right side. It will change to the word Install.
Tap Install and type the Apple password. The OverDrive Media Console will install. Open the Media Console.
An Amazon Kindle account will be needed. To create a new account, go to Amazon.com and mouse over Hello-SignIn-YourAccount (top right). Click Start Here (under the yellow Sign In button) and follow the instructions provided.
To download a book from a browser:
Browse or search by title, subject, or author. Find a book that has the Kindle format or EPUB format available.
Using OverDrive Media Console, tap the Get Books icon in the top right. Tap the Settings button at the bottom. Touch the Sign In button to sign in using a Adobe ID.
After authorization has finished, tap Get Books at the bottom left side of the screen. Tap Add a Library.
Type a zip code or other location information to find the University of Delaware Library.
To return an eBook early, go to the bookshelf where the checked-out titles are displayed.
The eBooks can be returned early from the Your Kindle Library section of Manage Your Kindle at Amazon.com.