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How can I open a British Library DRM Lite encrypted document?

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A link to the document will be forwarded to you by email from the interlibrary loan department, clicking the link when you are connected to the internet will take you to the download page.

 

If you are not registered for On Demand, you can register by clicking ‘Register for On Demand’ on the download page. Follow the instructions which include activating your account by means of replying to a confirmation email. (Please avoid creating a username containing the @ symbol, as this could prevent the document from opening.) Wait 5 minutes for BL’s system to update, then return to the download page and enter your username or On Demand registered email address and click to ‘Download your document’.

 

If you are registered for On Demand and the system recognises your email address, you will be prompted to ‘Click to download your document’.

 

If you are registered but the system does not recognise your email address, you will be prompted to enter your username or On Demand registered email address before you click ‘Download your document’.

 

After clicking 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.

Enter your username and password to access 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. Please do not check this box if you are accessing the document on a shared computer.

 

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