Downloading your eBooks


Downloading your ebooks

To download your ebooks, you firstly need to create a free Adobe ID and Password (unless you have one already). Creating an Adobe ID enables you to view e-books protected by Adobe¹s digital rights management.  

  1. Create a free Adobe ID Account here. (If you already have an Adobe ID, be sure to use your existing Adobe ID, instead of registering for a new one.)
  2. Fill in the necessary fields and click Sign Up.
  3. Remember your Username (Email Address) and Password.

You have now created your Adobe ID account. Now you are right to go following the instructions below.




On Any PC or Mac Web Browser

 

On An iPad, Tablet or Mobile Phone


Install

Download and install the free Adobe Digital Editions Software on your computer by clicking here.


 



Install

Download your free DL Reader app for your smartphone, tablet and desktop by clicking on the links below:

 

Apple Store Google Play Windows 8

Amazon Windows Desktop

 

Browse

Click on link sent to you to start downloading your .ascm file. This is a special file type that faciliates the secure download between our DRM system and your computer.

 

 

Browse

Click on the link sent to you to start downloading your .ascm file. This is a special file type that allows for a secure download.

Open

Open the .ascm file you just downloaded with Adobe Digital Editions. When prompted to authorize your computer, enter your Adobe ID and password (using Adobe ID as the ebook Vendor).

 

 


Open

Open the .ascm file you just downloaded with the app you installed. When prompted to authorize your mobile device, enter your Adobe ID and Password(using Adobe ID as the ebook Vendor).

 

Enjoy

Your ebook will instantly be delivered to your computer, so you can start reading immediately. You can then transfer the book to a compatible eReader device using a USB cable.

 

Enjoy

Your ebook will instantly be delivered to your mobile device, so you can start reading immediately.



Terms & Conditions and FAQs

How do I transfer my ebook from my computer to my eReader (ipad or similar)

  1. Connect your eReader to your computer with a USB cable.
  2. Check the eReader symbol is showing in the list on the left-hand side of your ebook Library.
  3. If it's not, check the USB cable is connected properly and the Reader is turned on.
  4. Left click the title of the ebook you want to transfer and drag it into your ebook Library and drop it onto the eReader symbol.
  5. Your eReader will see that an ebook has been added to the library and automatically transfer it.

Can I return an ebook?

No. ebooks cannot be returned once they have been downloaded by a customer onto their PC or eReader.

Can I copy or forward an ebook to another computer?

Yes. You can transfer your ebook purchases onto up to 5 (authorised) machines using your personal Adobe ID and password.

Can I print off copies from an ebook that I have downloaded?

You can print one copy of the ebook/s you have downloaded (this excludes the IIMM, where printing is not allowed). Please ensure you print the whole ebook i.e. all the pages, as you will not be able to print additional copies.

What is DRM?

DRM stands for "Digital Rights Management". This coding controls/limitations/restrictions that a publisher has placed against a particular title.

Can ebooks in PDF format be read by a normal PDF reader?

The ebooks supplied in pdf cannot be read by a normal pdf viewer. They are DRM'd and require Adobe Digital Editions or a compatible mobile device (or it's accompanying library software) to view them.

Can I download an ebook to my Kindle?

Kindle users are only able to view ebooks sold on Amazon.com which has limitations for IPWEA as publishers. IPWEA uses Adobe’s DRM system and you will not be able to read our ebooks on your Kindle.

What happens if I am unable to download my ebook?

Please ensure you have the current version of Adobe Digital Editions installed. Please email IPWEA customer services with the order details and any error messages generated, also at what stage of the download the message is appearing. Your query will then be passed on to our technical team and a response advised in due course. Email IPWEA Customer Service at admin@ipwea.org.

What happens if my firewall is preventing the download from taking place?

It may be that your machine is preventing the download from completing - sometimes this is caused by the firewall on your computer. If the computer belongs to a school/college or a business, would you please ask your IT to create an exception within the firewall for port 8080 and then attempt to download.