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ListenNJ Handout
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  • 1. ListenNJ: AudioBooks @ Your Fingertips Anna M. Van Scoyoc Reference Librarian, Part-Time avanscoy@mcl.org 737-2610 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
  • 2. The Basics: What You Need 1. A valid library card from Mercer County Library System 2. Computer (PC or Mac) 3. Access to the Internet 4. OverDrive Media Console Software (free software download) Example Records from ListenNJ
  • 3. Download OverDrive Media Software Console
  • 4. Access to Your Audiobook Account Locating Titles via ListenNJ  MCL’s homepage www.mcl.org  ListenNJ’s site www.listennj.com  MCL Catalog  merlrooms.sirsi.net
  • 5. ListenNJ Advanced Search 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
  • 6. MCL Catalog Advanced Search 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
  • 7. Tutorials (Video)  DownloadOverDrive Media Console (Mac):  http://bit.ly/rzDgL  Downloading OverDrive Media Console (Windows):  http://bit.ly/beqpu  Burning to a CD:  http://bit.ly/hoBET Troubleshooting: For All Users  Ensure automatic downloads enabled in Internet Explorer (or your browser of choice)  Open Internet Explorer >> Tools >> Options  Click on Security tab >> Custom Level  Ensure the following are enabled  Automatic prompting for file downloads  File download
  • 8. Troubleshooting: For PC Users  Ensure Windows Media Player 10 or later installed  Open Windows Media Player  Click on Help >> About Windows Media Player  If not version 10 or above, go to www.windowsupdate.com Troubleshooting: For PC Users  Ensure portable player can play Windows Media files with Digital Rights Management  Visit www.playforsure.com  Your MP3 player’s manufacturer’s site
  • 9. Troubleshooting: For Mac Users  Ensure you have:  Mac OS 10.4.9 or higher  Mac Computer with Intel or PowerPC processor  iTunes v. 7.6.2.9 or higher is installed  Quicktime v.7.4.5 or higher is installed

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