eBooks help | Should I use EPUB or MOBI?

Once you have downloaded and unzipped your eBook reference the information below to load it to your device.

EPUB

Best for: iPad, iPhone, Nook, Android

iPad and iPhone (http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4059)

  • Add the book to iTunes by either dragging the file onto the iTunes icon or by going to File -> Add to Library.
  • Sync your iPad or iPhone to your computer and the book will be available in the iBooks application on your iPad or iPhone

Nook (http://www.barnesandnoble.com/u/NOOK-Support/379003184)

  • Connect your Nook into your computer via the USB cable provided with the Nook.
  • Your Nook will appear as a removable drive in Explorer (Windows) or Finder (Mac).
  • Click and drag the ePub file into the appropriate folder on your Nook.

Android

  • Consult your device's manual on the best way to load ebook files.

MOBI

Best for: Amazon Kindle

Amazon Kindle (http://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html?nodeId=200317150)

**Note: If you don't have a USB cable for your Kindle or Kindle Fire, you can email the file to the device. Click here for Amazon's Send-to-Kindle instructions.

  • Connect your Kindle to your computer via the USB cable provided with the device.
  • Your Kindle will appear as a removable drive in Explorer (Windows) or Finder (Mac).
  • Click and drag the Mobi file into the appropriate folder on your Kindle.
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