Reading an Ebook

AICPA eBook Tutorial

Browse popular AICPA accounting, auditing, tax, and other financial publications that are now available as eBooks.

AICPA eBooks can be read on your laptop, iPad, iPhone, Android devices, and any other devices that support Adobe® Digital Editions.

In this guide...

Download Adobe® Digital Editions

To view AICPA eBooks on your desktop computer or portable device, you must install Adobe® Digital Editions.

If you already have Adobe® Digital Editions, you do not have to reinstall the program.

Steps:

  1. Visit www.adobe.com/products/digitaleditions, and click the "Download" tab.
  2. Click download Digital Edition on a Macintosh, Windows, Apple device, or Android device.
  3. Click "Run" or "Install"and follow the steps to install Adobe® Digital Editions.

Create an Adobe® Account

Note: If you already have an Adobe® account, you do not have to register again.  Use your existing credentials.

Steps:

  1. After installing Adobe® Digital Editions, you will be prompted to sign in to Adobe® to authorize your computer.

    Adobe Digital Editions Authorization
  2. Click "Create an Adobe ID" or visit www.adobe.com, and click "Sign In."
  3. Complete the form and select "Sign Up."

    Adobe Digital Editions
  4. After successfully creating an Adobe® account, open Adobe® Digital Editions, and enter your Adobe® ID and Password.

Ordering AICPA eBooks

Steps:

  1. Visit the AICPA Store at www.aicpastore.com/publications.
  2. Choose one of the available titles.
  3. Select the eBook format (when available), and click "Add to Cart."
  4. Sign in when prompted.
  5. Continue through the checkout process to purchase your eBook(s).

    Add to Cart
  6. Return to www.aicpastore.com, navigate to "My Purchases" and select "My Downloads."
  7. Click on an eBook title, and choose "Open with Adobe Digital Edition"
    (Note: You have 180 days from the date of your purchase to download your eBook.)

    My Downloads
  8. Your AICPA eBook will open in Adobe® Digital Editions.

    Ebook

Free eBooks Samples

After activating Adobe® Digital Editions, we encourage you to download one of our free eBook samples as a test, to ensure you can read the eBook on your computer and/or portable device.

Free Ebook

Note: The free eBook samples available may change.  Please visit www.aicpastore.com/eBooks for the most current available free titles.

Steps:

  1. Visit the AICPA Store at www.aicpastore.com/eBooks.
  2. Choose one of the free titles available.
  3. Select the eBook format, and select "Add to Cart."
  4. Sign in when prompted.
  5. Continue through the checkout process to purchase your eBook(s).
  6. Return to www.aicpastore.com, navigate to "My Purchases" and select "My Downloads."
  7. Click on an eBook title, and choose "Open with Adobe Digital Edition."

Access eBooks on Portable Devices

Devices

Note: For Apple devices, download the AICPA Reader.  Android devices require Bluefire Reader.  Both apps are available for free in the device’s App Store.

eBooks on an Apple Device

AICPA eReader

Download the AICPA Reader Application

To access your eBooks on your iPhone and iPad download the free AICPA Reader application from your device’s App Store.  

Visit http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/aicpa-reader/id531843633?mt=8, or your device’s app store to download.

Steps to view the Ebook through the app:

  1. Open AICPA Reader.
  2. Authorize your device using your Adobe credentials.
  3. Click on "Import ebooks" at the bottom of the screen.

    Import ebook on Apple Device
  4. Sign in with your AICPA/AICPA Store credentials when prompted.
  5. Click the title of your ebook to import into your library.

    Import ebook on Apple Device

Steps to view the Ebook through the Store:

  1. Open your Web browser and go to www.aicpastore.com.
  2. Tap the "My Account" link at the top of the page.
  3. Sign in when prompted.
  4. On the My Account page, tap the "My Downloads" tab.
  5. Tap an eBook title.
  6. Tap the "Open in AICPA Reader" button.
  7. The Reader app will launch, and your eBook will automatically download and be added to your Library.

    My Downloads

Accessing eBooks on an Android Device

Blue Fire

Downloading the Bluefire Reader application

To access your eBooks on your Android devices, download the free Bluefire Reader application from your device’s App Store.  Bluefire Reader must be installed and authorized with your Adobe® Digital Editions account to access your AICPA eBooks.

Visit https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.bluefirereader or your device’s app store to download.