Last Updated: Aug 31, 2016     Views: 339

The NOOK fully supports download from other file formats. You can transfer files from your computer to the NOOK via a USB cable connection. You can also load many other files, including MP3s, as well as ePub, PDB and PDF files.


Here are instructions for downloading ebooks from the ebrary. Ebrary has two ebook delineations, they are Unlimited-User Title and Limited-User Title.

Downloading choices will be different depending on the status of the ebook. 

If the ebook is a Limited-User Title, restrictions on use do apply - one download and two more simultaneous  users can view the ebook.

If the ebook is a Unlimited-User User – multiple downloads and access.


To download full-text ebooks from ebrary, sign-in to your personal ebrary account, (on the top right-hand side of screen) with user name and Healey Library barcode. Click on Download.

A dialog box opens with options to download chapters, page ranges or full-text.

Choose full-text download.  There are two choices on how to download the ebook.

The first step is to download the free Adobe Digital Editions, which is an ebook content manager.

Connect the NOOK to your computer, when the device is recognized, just drag and drop ebook to the NOOK.


The second option is to save the download to your desktop.  When the dialog window opens choose “Open Folder to View Files”


Once the NOOK is recognized, just drag and drop the ebook into the NOOK.  The ebook will now appear on the NOOK under “My Documents”. Then safely eject the device from computer.

For further information:

Library Research Guides:

   Devices and ereaders instructions

   ebooks and ereaders


On the NOOK to go

From our FAQ: How do I download ebooks to my NOOK from ebrary?