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compulsivereaderTX
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Registered: ‎01-09-2010

Re: borrowing books from the public library


sygram wrote:

I had an issue with the acsm file as well.  I just opened windows explorer to the folder the file was in and then dragged it on to the ADE window and it showed up.  I was then able to drag it to the nook folder in ADE and read it on my nook.

When I looked in the windows explorer folder again there was an acsm and epub file.

 

Someone else may have an explanation since my was was a little 'clunky'.


SInce I was taught to always save a file that I download and not open it till it had been scanned, I was initially downloading the ebooks to my computer.THEN trying to get it into ADE and of course, I had the same problem as you describe. IF the ebook was even readable once I got it onto the Nook was another problem.. 

After several frustrating attempts, I chose OPEN instead of SAVE to download the file and discovered that it automatically was detected AND FILED for me by ADE, recognized as a library book, again automatically, categorized into the borrowed folder of ADE and all without any more help from me! Amazing what a difference it made. From there, dragging over into the nook is a breeze.

I never have to search for the ebooks on my computer and then put them into ADE manually if I tell it to OPEN the file upon download.
One note though. All that is NOT instantaneous!!! Once ADE opens, it will take a few seconds or so for it to do it's thing to prepare itself for the ebook. Just be patient and ADE will FINALLY tell you that it is downloading the book. That was the part that was hardest for me, I was expecting instant download and thinking it wasn't working when I just wasn't waiting long enough. It's not a long wait, a few seconds or so, but it SEEMS long in computer time. :smileyhappy:

hope this is helpful

pamela

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Nooklover35
Posts: 13
Registered: ‎11-23-2010
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Re: borrowing books from the public library

I love using the library feature. But once a book has expired, how do I delete it from my device?

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garped
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Registered: ‎11-23-2010
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Re: borrowing books from the public library

The new update has the feature right on the Nook, so you don't have to hook it up to the library.   Go to the title and then press Item Details and Options.  You will then find the Delete option.  Great improvement!

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Nooklover35
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Re: borrowing books from the public library

Oh yes, that is very cool. Thanks!