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To save a public domain EPUB to my computer...

On Windows...

  1. Right-click the 'Download' link.
  2. Select 'Save Target As...' or 'Save Link As...'.
    A dialog box is displayed that allows you to select a location on your computer to which to save the eBook.
  3. Select a location.
  4. Click 'Save'.
    The eBook is saved to your computer.

On Mac...

  1. Press the 'Control' key and click the 'Download' link.
  2. Select 'Download Linked File As...' or 'Save Link As...'.
    A dialog box is displayed that allows you to select a location on your computer to which to save the eBook.
  3. Select a location.
  4. Click 'Save'.
    The eBook is saved to your computer.

To add a public domain EPUB to the Adobe Digital Editions Library...

  1. Open Adobe Digital Editions.
  2. Click the Library icon in the upper left corner.
    The Library is displayed.
  3. Click the word 'Library' in the upper left corner.
  4. Select 'Add Item to Library'.
    The 'Select items to add to library' dialog box is displayed.
  5. Navigate to location to which you saved the eBook.
  6. Select the eBook.
  7. On Windows, click 'Open'. On Mac, click 'Add'.
    The eBook is added to the Adobe Digital Editions Library.