Inter-Library Loans & ArticleReach: Reading British Library Articles

How do I open a document using Adobe LiveCycle DRM?

  • A link to the document is delivered by email; the link will take you to the download page. Note: you must be online.
  • If you are registered for BLDSS/On Demand and the system recognises your email address, you will be prompted to “Click to download your document”.
  • If you are registered for BLDSS/On Demand and the system does not recognise your email address, you will be prompted to enter your Username or BLDSS/On Demand registered email address before you “Click to download your document”.
  • If you are not registered for BLDSS/On Demand, you can register by clicking ‘Register for On Demand’ on the download page. Follow the instructions which include activating your account. Return to the download page and enter your Username or On Demand registered email address before you “Click to download your document”. Note: It can take up to 5 minutes for our records to be updated with a new On Demand registration so please retry if your initial download attempt fails.
  • Once you “Click to download your document” you will be presented with the following prompt. Note: some mobile devices may require you to go to the ‘downloads’ notification before you can access this prompt:

Picture of login screen

  • Enter your Username and Password and you will gain access to the document.
  • You will need to enter these details each time you access the document, unless you check the ‘Remember me on this computer’ box. Note: Please DO NOT check this box if you are accessing the document on a shared computer.