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eBook Download Instructions for Google Chrome and Readium

Download Readium

  • Open the Google Chrome browser and click here to download the Readium for Chrome application.
  • Follow the directions on the screen to download the Readium for Chrome app.

Download eBooks

Using Google Chrome
  • Go to http://www.fns.usda.gov/tn/myplate-ebooks.
  • Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click the title of the book you want to download, such as “Discover MyPlate: A MyPlate Meal.”
  • A box with the first few words of the title should appear at the bottom of your screen, with an arrow next to it. Discover MyPlate title

     

  • Click on the arrow and choose “Show in Folder.” Menu: Open, Always open files of this type, and Show in Folder

     

  • This is the folder where your eBook file is saved. You will need to know this location in order to open this book in Readium.

Using Mozilla Firefox

  • Go to http://www.fns.usda.gov/tn/myplate-ebooks.
  • Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click the title of the book you want to download, such as “Discover MyPlate: A MyPlate Meal.”
  • A box should pop up that says “Opening Discover_MyPlate_A_MyPlate_Meal.” If you have clicked on a different title, that title will appear where “Discover _MyPlate_A_MyPlate_Meal” is.
  • Click on “Save File” and click “Ok.”
  • Your eBook should now be in the Downloads folder of your computer, unless you have set up your computer to automatically save downloads in another folder.
  • You will need to know where your files are saved in order to open and read this book.

Using Internet Explorer

  • Go to http://www.fns.usda.gov/tn/myplate-ebooks.
  • Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click the title of the book you want to download, such as “Discover MyPlate: Dairy.”
  • A box will appear at the bottom of the screen that says “Do you want to open or save Discover _MyPlate_Dairy.epub (3.72MB) ” from fns.usda.gov?”
    • DO NOT CLICK OPEN OR SAVE. Instead, click the DOWN ARROW next to the “Save” button.  If you clicked on a different title, that title and its file size will appear where “Discover _MyPlate_Dairy” is.Do you want to open or save Discover MyPlate Dairy.epub from fns.usda.gov?

       

    Click on “Save As” and click “Ok”. A box that says “Save As” in the top corner will pop. Choose where you would like to save your eBook and click ok. You will need to know where your file is saved to open and read this book.

Open eBooks

  • Open the Readium App on your computer.
  • Click on the plus sign in the top right corner.
  • A box should pop up that says “Add to Library.” Below that is a line that says “From Local File.” Next to “From Local File” click on “Choose File.”
  • Find the folder where you saved your eBook file during the “Download eBooks” step above. Find the eBook file you want to upload and click “open.”
  • A box will pop up that says “Importing EPUB.” This will disappear once your book has finished loading.
  • Once the book has loaded, click on the cover and enjoy!
01/20/2016