eBook Readers

Adobe Digital Editions​

Adobe Digital Editions (ADE) is a free eBook reader software program that is required for reading many of the Library’s eBooks. It is available for Windows, Mac, iOS and Android. When you create a free account with Adobe (your Adobe ID), your eBooks and reading progress can be synced across multiple devices.

Access Instructions:

  1. Go to the ADE download page and install the software for your computer, phone or tablet.
  2. When prompted during the install, create your Adobe account and log in to the software to begin downloading and reading eBooks.

Superstar Chinese eBook and Journal Machine

DKU Library subscribes to two self-service stations with thousands of Chinese language eBooks and journals to check out to your smartphones or tablets. One is located next to the Library East Gate/Apple Campus Experience Center, and the other is located next to the 1st Floor Service Desk.

Access Instructions:

  1. Download the app 超星移动图书馆 from Apple Store or Android Market.
  2. Create a free account with your phone number, or log in using an existing account.
  3. Locate an eBook or journal on the machine, then find the QR code in the bottom right corner.
  4. Click 扫一扫 (scan) on the app to scan the QR code.
  5. The item will be added to 书架 (bookshelves) on the app.

There is no limit to how many books or journals you can download, and the items do not expire. You can sync your downloads and reading progress across multiple devices when you log in to the same account.