Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Self-Paced Learning on the DCL Website

Need to know more about what self-paced learning options DCL provides on the website?  The DCL eLearning page is the place to go!  You'll find some cool options, including Mango and Ed2Go. 

Monday, September 24, 2012

What is Adobe Reader?

Adobe Reader is free downloadable software that enables the user to open, view and print PDF files or documents.

Adobe Reader allows a document that has been created, to be opened, viewed and printed on a computer that does not have the same software program in which the document was created.  As an example, a document that is created in Microsoft Word on a Windows device (Windows OS) can be converted to a PDF file, and then opened on a Linux device (Linux OS).  The Linux user can use Adobe Reader to open, view and print the document; they do not need to have Microsoft Word on their device. 

What is Adobe Digital Editions?

Adobe Digital Editions is a free, downloadable software (from that allows the user to aquire, view and manage ebooks, digital newspapers, and other digital content.  Using Adobe Digital Editions, ebooks can be downloaded from a library website or popular bookseller, and can be read online, offline, or on a personal device.

Adobe Digital Editions uses a proprietary digital rights management software that limits the number of devices on which the user can view digital content.  The user is allowed to view content on as many as six devices.