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    Enjoying 3M ebooks using your PC Enjoying 3M ebooks using your PC Presentation Transcript

    • Enjoying 3M eBooks using a PC How do I get started? (using Mozilla Firefox)
    • Enjoying 3M eBooks using a PC Register for an Adobe account (or use your existing account) Download and install Adobe Digital Editions on your PC or Mac Download and install 3M Cloud Library software Make sure you have installed the software necessary (if any) to use your e-reader Log into the 3M Cloud Library app on your PC by selecting your state and library, and entering your library card number and PIN Browse and select an eBook Checkout and download an eBook Transfer the eBook to your eReader OR Search our online catalog to select and checkout a book Return books early
    • 3Mcompatibletethereddevices• NOOK• Sony Reader• Kobo• Pandigital• Literati• 3M eReader• (NOT Kindle)
    • Register for an Adobe ID atwww.adobe.com/account.html
    • Create an Adobe ID
    • Adobe Digital Editions and DRM eBooks are digital versions of printed books that can be read on a variety of electronic reading devices like the Nook, iPad, and many different types of smart phones. The Adobe EPUB format uses Adobe Digital Rights Management (DRM). DRM is managed by the software Adobe Digital Editions. EPUB eBooks can be downloaded and read on a PC or Mac. Both PC and Mac users must download Adobe Digital Editions and authenticate their computers with an Adobe ID. The Adobe ID used to authenticate the computer must be the same ID used to authenticate reading devices (Nook, Kobo, etc.)
    • Download and install the appropriate AdobeDigital Editions www.adobe.com/products/digitaleditions/
    • Authorize your computer After ADE has installed, the set up assistant should start Press “Continue” to authorize your computer Use your personal Adobe ID to authorize your computer You must authorize your computer with your Adobe ID to transfer eBooks to your device
    • Download the 3M Cloud Library app to your PC fromwww.ebook.3m.com/library/patrons/
    • Click on the appropriate App
    • Download Cloud Library to your PC
    • Save file
    • Double click on downloaded file to execute
    • Run the file
    • Work through the set-up wizard and installthe App
    • Open the 3M Cloud Library app on your PCby clicking on the shortcut on your desktop
    • Sign in by selecting your state andlibrary, and entering your library barcodeand PIN
    • Activate using your own Adobe ID andpassword so you can transfer titles toyour own device
    • Browse the shelves, search or read
    • Browse and selecta book to checkoutNavigation icons at the top ofthe screen allow you tobrowse by:Shelves (a topical selectionof titles) orCategories (complete listingof titles)OR to search for specifictitles or authorsOR to view your checked outbooksUse Advanced Search tolimit results to currentlyavailable titles
    • Choose a book and click the cover
    • Check it out
    • MyBooks shows all books checked out
    • To read a book, click on the cover
    • Transfer bookto your deviceTurn on your deviceConnect it to the PCwith a USB cableA green “Transfer toDevice” banner willappear on each titleClick the greenbanner and the titlewill transfer to yourdeviceSafely eject yourdevice
    • Search, download and return 3MeBooks through our online catalog
    • Go to our online catalog and sign into yourPolaris account
    • Use your library barcode number and 4digit PIN to log into your account
    • Browse the online catalog for a 3M eBook
    • Choose a title to check out or put on hold
    • Click on Check Out
    • Success! Now close the pop-up andminimize your browser
    • Open the 3M Cloud Library app on your PCby clicking on the shortcut on your desktop
    • If prompted when the Cloud Libraryopens, be sure to activate using your ownAdobe ID
    • Click on the My Books tab to see your booksand click on the cover to download
    • Transfer bookto your deviceTurn on your deviceConnect it to the PCwith a USB cableA green “Transfer toDevice” banner willappear on each titleClick the greenbanner and the titlewill transfer to yourdeviceSafely eject yourdevice
    • Returnbooks earlySign into yourlibrary accountGo to MyAccount – ItemsOutClick Check In
    • If the book you want is checked out, place ahold
    • Sign into your library account and click onPlace Hold Now
    • You will be notified by email when the bookis available for you to check out
    • When you get the email notification, signinto your library account (or 3M CloudLibrary account) and go to Requests. Clickon Check Out.
    • OR when you log into your 3M CloudLibrary account, a pop-up appearsalerting you that your request isavailable.
    • Go to the MyBooks tab to see therequested book ready to check out.