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Lady_Di_52
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Re: Using Adobe Digital Editions (ADE) - Library Books and Vendors other than B&N.

I just got my Nook and want to be able to read 'library' books, too.  I haven't downloaded ADE yet, but where do you go to borrow library books on the web??

 

Thanks, in advance for your help.

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Re: Using Adobe Digital Editions (ADE) - Library Books and Vendors other than B&N.

overdrive.com hosts a ebooks for a number of local libraries. It depends on if your local library participates.

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Re: Using Adobe Digital Editions (ADE) - Library Books and Vendors other than B&N.

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I would like to extend my gratitude from a new nook owner! Not all the books in overdrive are avalible but I wondered HOW I could possibly get a book to my nook,

THANK YOU SO SUPER MUCH!

One question I do have is, once its downloaded, and I need longer to read the book and want to recheck it out, would I need to delete the one I had first, then go back to library, recheck it out, then do the steps all over again because of the dmr? I think thats what you said?

 

:smileyhappy:

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JENNJENNTX
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Re: Using Adobe Digital Editions (ADE) - Library Books and Vendors other than B&N.

LadyDi the best thing to do is go to your local library location..i.e. Mine

Houston Public Library and look for OverDrive and they have something about netlibrary but i heard from all the posts it sucks. But if you have a library card you should be able to check them out in your area over the net if they are in the digital age, LOL. 

Then do the ADE thingy ma bob :smileyhappy:

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Re: Using Adobe Digital Editions (ADE) - Library Books and Vendors other than B&N.


JENNJENNTX wrote:

I would like to extend my gratitude from a new nook owner! Not all the books in overdrive are avalible but I wondered HOW I could possibly get a book to my nook,

THANK YOU SO SUPER MUCH!

One question I do have is, once its downloaded, and I need longer to read the book and want to recheck it out, would I need to delete the one I had first, then go back to library, recheck it out, then do the steps all over again because of the dmr? I think thats what you said?

 

:smileyhappy:

  
Yes, and then reborrow it.

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Ty Reader :smileywink: :smileytongue:

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Re: Using Adobe Digital Editions (ADE) - Library Books and Vendors other than B&N.

New ADE question - frog, oh wondrous goddess of ADE, are you here?

 

I use ADE (successfully, so far...) for library books and books purchased from other sources.  DD is getting a nook, and I would like to add her nook to my ADE, rather than setting up a separate account.

 

Possible?  How?

 

Thanks!

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Re: Using Adobe Digital Editions (ADE) - Library Books and Vendors other than B&N.

Did you ever solve the issue with the "user not activated" error message?  I have deleted the digital folder several times off the nook and have put the books back on after closing everything and restarting the ADE program but no luck.  The library books are in "My Documents" but don't open or look like the book on ADE - even the titles have been changed.  For example, the book Pirate Latitudes by Michael Crichton is showing as Pirate_Latitudes Unknown author.  At this point, I have done this several times and still keep getting the message.  Anyone have any other suggestions, I would love to hear them since I just got the nook 3 days ago and am ready to take it back...

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VMyers wrote:

 

The library books are in "My Documents"


How did you put the library books onto your NOOK? Did you use Adobe Digital Editions?

 

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Re: Using Adobe Digital Editions (ADE) - Library Books and Vendors other than B&N.

 


VMyers wrote:

  I have deleted the digital folder several times off the nook and have put the books back on after closing everything and restarting the ADE program but no luck. 

 


 

 

In addition to Doug's question above, precisely WHICH "Digital" folder did you delete from the nook.  (exact name).

 

After deleting said folder, (what ever it was) did ADE ask you if you wanted to authorize the nook when you next plugged it in?

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Re: Using Adobe Digital Editions (ADE) - Library Books and Vendors other than B&N.

Thank You soo much!!! i have been trying to download my library ebooks, to my nook, for the past 3 weeks. I had to check them out again! Your instructions were easily understood! thanks again!!

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Re: Using Adobe Digital Editions (ADE) - Library Books and Vendors other than B&N.

This all sounds so complicated: borrowing from the library, purchasing from another source other than B&N, ePub, ADE, yadayadayada...

 

For those of us who just want to read a book from wherever it came how can the process be made simpler, i.e. purchasing e-books for dummy simple?

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Re: Using Adobe Digital Editions (ADE) - Library Books and Vendors other than B&N.

 


joyfulrdr wrote:

 

For those of us who just want to read a book from wherever it came how can the process be made simpler, i.e. purchasing e-books for dummy simple?


 

If you want drop dead simple, just purchase from Barnes & Noble.  With 2 Million titles, hundreds of thousands of them free, what could be easier?

 

The only way to get current best sellers for free is the Public Library approach, and the only improvement I could see coming in that arena would be direct download of the ebook from the library's system over the air to your nook.  But really don't see a book seller offering that. 

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Re: Using Adobe Digital Editions (ADE) - Library Books and Vendors other than B&N.

 


joyfulrdr wrote:

This all sounds so complicated: borrowing from the library, purchasing from another source other than B&N, ePub, ADE, yadayadayada...

 

For those of us who just want to read a book from wherever it came how can the process be made simpler, i.e. purchasing e-books for dummy simple?


 

Once you get Adobe Digital Editions installed and your Nook authorized, it's really not all that complicated.

 

Find the book at the library.

Check out the book.

Download the file

Connect the Nook to the computer

Double click on it to open in ADE

Copy from ADE to the Nook in the bookshelf on the left of the ADE screen.

Eject your Nook from the computer using the eject option, not safely remove hardware.

Disconnect the Nook.

Go to My Documents on the Nook.  If you don't see the book, tap Check for New Content

 

Sounds like a lot of steps, generally takes about 2-3 minutes total.

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Re: Using Adobe Digital Editions (ADE) - Library Books and Vendors other than B&N.

Hi!

 

Downloading library books to my Nook used to be a breeze, until my computer died.  Now I have a new one.  I've downloaded, authorized and activated ADE and authorized my device.  I'm still getting the "No permission to copy document here" message when I drag a book to my Nook.  Help?

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Re: Using Adobe Digital Editions (ADE) - Library Books and Vendors other than B&N.

Hi!

 

I forgot to request and email when someone responds to this on my previous post so please ignore it and answer here if you have an answer.  Thanks!

 

Downloading library books to my Nook used to be a breeze, until my computer died.  Now I have a new one.  I've downloaded, authorized and activated ADE and authorized my device.  I'm still getting the "No permission to copy document here" message when I drag a book to my Nook.  Help?

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NanKR wrote:
 

Downloading library books to my Nook used to be a breeze, until my computer died.  Now I have a new one.  I've downloaded, authorized and activated ADE and authorized my device.  I'm still getting the "No permission to copy document here" message when I drag a book to my Nook.  Help?


That usually means that you're trying to copy a library book using Windows Explorer or the like. Library books need to be installed using ADE, so that ADE can set up your NOOK to have the expiration date, etc.

 

Try copying the library book inside of Adobe Digital Editions.

 

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Re: Using Adobe Digital Editions (ADE) - Library Books and Vendors other than B&N.

Hello all. Ihave read this question a couple times in this board but when people ask follow up questions they do not answer...

 

I have downloaded book from the library (it is override) It was downloaded into ADE. I have activated my nook with ADE ( my nook shows up in ADE) and I can transfer books from ADE to my nook. I go into "my documents" on my nook and my transferred book is listed but with author unknown and when I open it I get an error message that  "user is not activated"  any suggestions. I have been working on this for the 3 days Ihave had my nook and I am getting frustrated.

 

Thank you

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Re: Using Adobe Digital Editions (ADE) - Library Books and Vendors other than B&N.

sorry it is overdrive

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Re: Using Adobe Digital Editions (ADE) - Library Books and Vendors other than B&N.

I'm not sure what you mean.  It's all going through ADE.  The book is there in ADE, my Nook is authorized.  I'm doing everything I did before when I was able to download books.  I'm not sure what you mean by copying a book inside ADE.

 

Nancy :smileyhappy:

 

 


Doug_Pardee wrote:

NanKR wrote:
 

Downloading library books to my Nook used to be a breeze, until my computer died.  Now I have a new one.  I've downloaded, authorized and activated ADE and authorized my device.  I'm still getting the "No permission to copy document here" message when I drag a book to my Nook.  Help?


That usually means that you're trying to copy a library book using Windows Explorer or the like. Library books need to be installed using ADE, so that ADE can set up your NOOK to have the expiration date, etc.

 

Try copying the library book inside of Adobe Digital Editions.