Marx Library owned ebook collections can be read with Android phones if they are supported by Adobe Digital Editions.
The phone I used for this is the Samsung Galaxy SII. Other phones will be similar, but not exactly the same.
I did not find it necessary to download a pdf reader in order to read the ebooks that are in pdf format; however, I downloaded Adobe Reader just to see if it made a difference. I do think the readibility of the documents is better with the Abode Reader, which is free in the Android Market (now Google Play).
In order to transfer EBSCO eBooks and ebrary books to your Android phone, you must have Adobe Digital Editions on your computer. This is a free download:
Your phone may or may not be compatible with Adode Digital Editions -- the Samsung Galaxy SII is not, although Galaxy tablets are. For a complete list of compatible devices, go to http://blogs.adobe.com/digitalpublishing/supported-devices.
I could not read EBSCO ebooks at all on the Galaxy SII phone, but I could read ebrary titles as long as I didn't try to download them or use the ebrary reader -- clicking on the title takes you to the book content.
Springer books to not require Adobe Digital Editions. The downside to that is that they can only be downloaded a chapter at a time. To download a chapter to your phone, try the following: