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ListenNJ: Audiobooks at Your Fingertips
ListenNJ: Audiobooks at Your Fingertips
ListenNJ: Audiobooks at Your Fingertips
ListenNJ: Audiobooks at Your Fingertips
ListenNJ: Audiobooks at Your Fingertips
ListenNJ: Audiobooks at Your Fingertips
ListenNJ: Audiobooks at Your Fingertips
ListenNJ: Audiobooks at Your Fingertips
ListenNJ: Audiobooks at Your Fingertips
ListenNJ: Audiobooks at Your Fingertips
ListenNJ: Audiobooks at Your Fingertips
ListenNJ: Audiobooks at Your Fingertips
ListenNJ: Audiobooks at Your Fingertips
ListenNJ: Audiobooks at Your Fingertips
ListenNJ: Audiobooks at Your Fingertips
ListenNJ: Audiobooks at Your Fingertips
ListenNJ: Audiobooks at Your Fingertips
ListenNJ: Audiobooks at Your Fingertips
ListenNJ: Audiobooks at Your Fingertips
ListenNJ: Audiobooks at Your Fingertips
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ListenNJ: Audiobooks at Your Fingertips

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  • 5000+ Titles: Fiction: (Teen, Drama, Mystery & Thrillers, Romance, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Children’s Fiction ) Non-Fiction: ( Biography & Autobiography, Business, Self Help, Learn a Language)
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    • 1. Anna M. Van Scoyoc Reference Librarian, Part-Time [email_address] 737-2610 ListenNJ: AudioBooks @ Your Fingertips
    • 2. Tonight’s Outline
      • ListenNJ Basics
      • OverDrive Media Console Overview
      • Getting Set Up
      • Locating Titles
        • Via ListenNJ site
        • Via MCL Catalog
    • 3. Overview
    • 4.  
    • 5. The Basics: Borrowing
      • Titles can be " borrowed " for ten days
      • Selected titles can be burned to CD .
      • Five titles “ checked out ” at one time
      • Titles can be placed on hold (i.e., waitlisted )
      • Create a “ wish list ” of titles for future listens
    • 6. Example Record from ListenNJ
    • 7. Example Record from ListenNJ
    • 8. The Basics: What You Need
      • A valid library card from Mercer County Library System
      • Computer (PC or Mac)
      • Access to the Internet
      • OverDrive Media Console Software (free software download)
    • 9. OverDrive Media Console
    • 10. Listen to the audiobook from your computer Download the audiobook from ListenNJ’s database Transfer the audiobook to a portable device Save the audiobook to a CD Delete the audiobook from your computer Get additional information about a checked out audiobook
    • 11. Getting Setup
    • 12. Getting to ListenNJ
      • Start at library’s home page:
        • http://www.mcl.org/
      • Click on ListenNJ icon
    • 13. Download OverDrive Media Software Console
    • 14. Locating Titles
    • 15. Locating Titles via ListenNJ
      • ListenNJ’s site
        • www.listennj.com
      • MCL Catalog
        • merlrooms.sirsi.net
        • (Note: You’ll need your Library Card’s ID Number to login to your ListenNJ account)
    • 16.  
    • 17. ListenNJ Advanced Search
    • 18. Tips: Locating Titles
      • ListenNJ’s site
          • Advanced Search allows you to narrow search by:
            • Type of file (.wma or .mp3)
            • Subject
            • Awards
            • Language
            • Other Criteria
    • 19. MCL Catalog Advanced Search
    • 20. Tips: Locating Titles
      • MCL’s Catalog
          • .mp3 titles are NOT available via the library’s catalog
          • Advanced Search
            • Able to select Item Type to narrow search to just ListenNJ titles
            • “ Keyword search” yields better results than ListenNJ’s keyword search
    • 21. Troubleshooting

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