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Ebooks @ Pitt

This guide describes the many ebook resources available through the University Library System and how to access them.

Adobe Digital Editions

Adobe Digital Editions software allows you to view and manage eBooks and other digital publications, including industry-standard eBook formats, PDF/A and EPUB.

Use it to download and purchase digital content, which can be read both online and offline. Transfer copy-protected eBooks from your personal computer to other computers or devices.

How to use Adobe Digital Editions at Pitt

Is Adobe Digital Editions free to use?

Yes, Adobe Digital Editions is free to use and add-free for any user. 

How do I access Adobe at Pitt? 

You cannot access Adobe through your Pitt Passport or University of Pittsburgh credentials. You must first Log In or Create an Adobe Account separately. 

Can I use my Pitt email when creating an Adobe account?

Yes, you can use your University of Pittsburgh email address when creating an account. You will then create a password to access your Adobe ID. These will still be separate from your Pitt Passport credentials and access.  

Can I use other Adobe software with my Pitt credentials? 

To learn more about using Adobe products as a student or faculty member, see Adobe Software page via Pitt Information Technology

If you are student that is interested in using Adobe Creative Cloud, see Adobe Creative Cloud for Students via Pitt Information Technology.