Downloading Overdrive eBooks

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Downloading Overdrive eBooks

  1. 1. Overdrive Ebooks to a Sony Ereader or Barnes & Noble Nook
  2. 2. If you have not done so already, download the OverDrive Media Console. Go to the library homepage- www.arlingtonlibrary.org Click “Audiobooks”
  3. 3. Click “Overdrive Audiobooks and Ebooks”
  4. 4. Click “Digital Software”
  5. 5. Click the Overdrive Media Console Icon
  6. 6. Click “Download Now” <ul><li>Click “Save” </li></ul>
  7. 7. Also, download Adobe Digital Editions <ul><li>Go back to the digital software page </li></ul><ul><li>Click “Adobe Digital Editions” </li></ul>
  8. 8. Click “Download now”
  9. 9. Click “Install”
  10. 10. Click “Install” again
  11. 11. Press “Yes” to continue to download
  12. 12. Please Note: <ul><li>it may be necessary to install firmware updater and a new version of Sony eBook library to your Sony Ereader. See this site for download information </li></ul><ul><li>http://esupport.sony.com/US/perl/swu-list.pl?mdl=PRS505 </li></ul><ul><li>Also, you will need to create a Adobe Digital Editions account. Sign up for one at this website: </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.adobe.com/products/digitaleditions/ </li></ul><ul><li>Click “your account” at the top left corner of the page, then click “Create an Adobe account.” </li></ul><ul><li>There are two ways to locate ebooks. You can find them in the catalog, and then click the picture of a globe to take you to Overdrive. Or, you can find them directly from Overdrive. </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>Click “Digital Home” to get back to the main search screen. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Plug in your Sony Ereader or Nook Once you find your desired title, click “add to download cart”
  15. 15. Click “proceed to checkout”
  16. 16. Choose your lending period: 7, 14, or 21 days
  17. 17. Click “Confirm Checkout” Click “Download”
  18. 18. Under “Open with” chose “Adobe Digital Reader.” Click “OK” <ul><li>Click “Open.” It should open through Adobe Digital Reader </li></ul>
  19. 19. <ul><li>Login to your Adobe Digital Reader Account </li></ul><ul><li>Adobe Digital Reader should recognize your Ereader/Nook and ask you to authenticate it </li></ul><ul><li>Once authenticated, your Ereader/Nook should show up on your bookshelf </li></ul>
  20. 20. Sony Ereader
  21. 21. Barnes & Noble Nook
  22. 22. Click on the picture of your ebook and drag it to your Ereader/Nook on your bookshelf
  23. 23. The Ebook will be copied to your Ereader/Nook
  24. 24. <ul><li>How to turn in an Overdrive Ebook early </li></ul>
  25. 25. In Adobe Digital Editions, click on the “Item Options” button next to the title.
  26. 26. Click “Return Borrowed Item”

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