Goals:• An introduction to the Arlington Heights  Memorial Library Overdrive eLibrary and  how to download library e-books...
Vocabulary:eBook: A book-length publication in digital form, consistingof text, images, or both.eBook Format: All eBooks h...
AHML Overdrive eLibraryFeatures• Browse, check out, and  download titles using a library  card.• Titles are available 24/7...
AHML Overdrive eLibraryAHML cardholder privileges• Up to 3 titles checked out at a  time.• eBooks can be returned early.• ...
eBooks vs. Audiobooks    EBOOKS                             AUDIOBOOKS•    Read text on screen           •    Listen to bo...
Amazon Kindle  Things needed to get started  •   Arlington Heights Memorial Library card in good standing  •   PC or Mac c...
Amazon Wi-Fi Kindle (Fire) Overview                                      2. Deliver to Kindle through                     ...
Amazon 3G Kindle Overview                               2. Download e-book from                               Amazon.com t...
FINDING EBOOKS IN THE REGULAR CATALOG
FINDING EBOOKS IN THE REGULAR CATALOG
BROWSE AND CHECKOUT VIA OVERDRIVE
BROWSE AND CHECKOUT
BROWSE AND CHECKOUT
BROWSE AND CHECKOUT
BROWSE AND CHECKOUT
BROWSE AND CHECKOUT
BROWSE AND CHECKOUT
BROWSE AND CHECKOUT
BROWSE AND CHECKOUT
BROWSE AND CHECKOUT
BROWSE AND CHECKOUT
WI-FI DELIVERY
WI-FI DELIVERY
3G TRANSFER
3G TRANSFER
3G TRANSFER
3G TRANSFER
3G TRANSFER
ONCE YOU’VE TRANSFERRED THE FILE:    You simply safely  unplug your Kindle and  read the eBook on your          Kindle!
RETURN EARLY
RETURN EARLY
RETURN EARLY
RETURN EARLY
Additional Account Options
Advanced Search
Suggest a Purchase
Suggest a Purchase
Free eBooks Sources   •   amazon.com (Kindle only)   •   gutenberg.org   •   openlibrary.org   •   manybooks.net   •   dig...
HELPFUL RESOURCES  •   Instructional brochures available at the Computer Help Desk  •   Ask at the Computer Help Desk  •  ...
Questions?
Downloading Kindle eBooks
Downloading Kindle eBooks
Downloading Kindle eBooks
Downloading Kindle eBooks
Downloading Kindle eBooks
Downloading Kindle eBooks
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Downloading Kindle eBooks

  1. 1. Goals:• An introduction to the Arlington Heights Memorial Library Overdrive eLibrary and how to download library e-books to your Kindle.• Briefly explain some common eBook terminology.• Provide a website where you can view the slides presented today.
  2. 2. Vocabulary:eBook: A book-length publication in digital form, consistingof text, images, or both.eBook Format: All eBooks have a format consistent withthe device with which they can be viewed. For example, e-Ink Kindles can only read Kindle formatted eBooks (.azw).e-Ink Kindle: Any non-tablet Kindle.OverDrive (Website): AHML’s customized virtual branchwhere you can view and checkout eBooks.Tablet Kindle: Typically, the Kindle Fire and Kindle Fire HD.
  3. 3. AHML Overdrive eLibraryFeatures• Browse, check out, and download titles using a library card.• Titles are available 24/7. . . anytime, anywhere!• Enjoy on a PC or Mac.• Transfer to devices like the Amazon Kindle, Apple iPad and Barnes & Noble Nook.
  4. 4. AHML Overdrive eLibraryAHML cardholder privileges• Up to 3 titles checked out at a time.• eBooks can be returned early.• Items cannot be renewed but may be checked out again if available.• Up to 5 titles can be put on hold.• 72 hours to check out held item when it becomes available.• You decide your lending periods – 1 week or 2 weeks.
  5. 5. eBooks vs. Audiobooks EBOOKS AUDIOBOOKS• Read text on screen • Listen to book• Download to computer or • Download to computer or device, device or burn CD (if option is available)• Popular Formats: azw & epub • Formats: mp3, wma, wav, etc.• Popular Devices: Kindle, • Devices: Mp3 players, iPods, Sony Reader, Nook iPhones, Smartphones
  6. 6. Amazon Kindle Things needed to get started • Arlington Heights Memorial Library card in good standing • PC or Mac computer • Internet Access • Amazon.com account • Kindle registered to Amazon.com account • Instruction sheet
  7. 7. Amazon Wi-Fi Kindle (Fire) Overview 2. Deliver to Kindle through Amazon.com 3. Sync Kindle when connected to WiFi network to download 1. Browse eLibrary and book check out
  8. 8. Amazon 3G Kindle Overview 2. Download e-book from Amazon.com to computer 3. Download to computer and transfer to Kindle via USB 1. Browse eLibrary and check out This is the same procedure used to download “USB only” titles for e-ink Kindles.
  9. 9. FINDING EBOOKS IN THE REGULAR CATALOG
  10. 10. FINDING EBOOKS IN THE REGULAR CATALOG
  11. 11. BROWSE AND CHECKOUT VIA OVERDRIVE
  12. 12. BROWSE AND CHECKOUT
  13. 13. BROWSE AND CHECKOUT
  14. 14. BROWSE AND CHECKOUT
  15. 15. BROWSE AND CHECKOUT
  16. 16. BROWSE AND CHECKOUT
  17. 17. BROWSE AND CHECKOUT
  18. 18. BROWSE AND CHECKOUT
  19. 19. BROWSE AND CHECKOUT
  20. 20. BROWSE AND CHECKOUT
  21. 21. BROWSE AND CHECKOUT
  22. 22. WI-FI DELIVERY
  23. 23. WI-FI DELIVERY
  24. 24. 3G TRANSFER
  25. 25. 3G TRANSFER
  26. 26. 3G TRANSFER
  27. 27. 3G TRANSFER
  28. 28. 3G TRANSFER
  29. 29. ONCE YOU’VE TRANSFERRED THE FILE: You simply safely unplug your Kindle and read the eBook on your Kindle!
  30. 30. RETURN EARLY
  31. 31. RETURN EARLY
  32. 32. RETURN EARLY
  33. 33. RETURN EARLY
  34. 34. Additional Account Options
  35. 35. Advanced Search
  36. 36. Suggest a Purchase
  37. 37. Suggest a Purchase
  38. 38. Free eBooks Sources • amazon.com (Kindle only) • gutenberg.org • openlibrary.org • manybooks.net • digilibraries.com • archive.org/details/texts
  39. 39. HELPFUL RESOURCES • Instructional brochures available at the Computer Help Desk • Ask at the Computer Help Desk • Make a one-on-one appointment • Online instructions • www.ahml.info > Borrow > eBooks & eAudiobooks
  40. 40. Questions?

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