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Downloading eBooks and audiobooks to Sprinklesburgh Public Library library System

Downloading eBooks and audiobooks to Sprinklesburgh Public Library library System

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  • 1. Welcome to Downloading eBooks and Audiobooks from The Sprinklesburgh Public Library Presented by Becky Gold Becky.gold@eagles.usm.edu
  • 2. Download Overdrive Mobile App for:  iPod, iPhone, & IPad Touch  Android phone and tablet  Windows 7 phone Download Adobe Digital Editions for:  Home Computer  eReaderDevices Welcome to Downloading eBooks Oct. 6, 2013 1
  • 3. Downloading Overdrive App to Mobile Devices 1. Type in Overdrive in your mobile device’s App store. Open the App. 2. Create an adobe ID for free at www.adobe.com/membership. Use your ID and password to authorize APP the first time. 3. Open your browser and go to www.sprnklsbrg.lib.overdrive.com 4. Select the eBook or Audiobook you want, (only compatible formats will appear). Welcome to Downloading eBooks Oct. 6, 2013 2
  • 4. 5. Touch the item you want and then tap “Add to Cart,” then “Proceed to Checkout.” Enter your library card number, confirm checkout, and tap “Download.” 6. The overdrive App will open and the title will appear in your library. 7. You will be prompted to enter your Adobe ID and password. Tap “Download” to download the book and begin reading or listening. Downloading Overdrive App to Mobile Devices Continued Welcome to Downloading eBooks Oct. 6, 2013 3
  • 5. Setting up Adobe Digital Editions to allow eBooks to be checked out from the Sprinklesburgh Public library, (SPL), to your eReader device. Step 1: Establish an Adobe ID  Go to www.adobe.com/products/digitaleditions. Click on “Sign in” at upper right corner of page.  Click the yellow button labeled “Create an Adobe Account.”  Complete registration form and click “Continue.”  You should see a message telling you if your registration was successful. Welcome to Downloading eBooks Oct. 6, 2013 4
  • 6. Setting up Adobe Digital Editions Continued Step 2: Download and install Adobe Digital editions  Return to www.adobe.com/products/digitaleditions. Click the brown button labeled “install” and then click “yes” to allow installer to run.  If asked to either Run or Save file, select Run.  Click “I Agree” to accept terms and conditions.  Select “Authorize Computer” and enter Adobe ID and password from step 1.  Click “Activate.”  Adobe will now open in the library view and you are ready to download and transfer eBooks Welcome to Downloading eBooks Oct. 6, 2013 5
  • 7. Borrowing SPL eBooks with your Kindle • Kindle requires no software to download and no USB cable is required • Items you will need: • Amazon Kindle • A Wi-Fi (wireless internet) connection • Your Amazon user name and password • Your SPL library card number and four- digit password Welcome to Downloading eBooks Oct. 6, 2013 6
  • 8. Borrowing SPL eBooks with your Kindle Continued Step 1: Find and check out Kindle books on our website: www.sprnklsbrg.lib.overdrive.com • Visit our digital catalog and click on “Audio & eBooks” under the main menu of library website. • Search for a “Kindle” title. • When you find a Kindle book, click “add to cart.” • When you are finished go to next screen and click “proceed to check-out.” • Select the lending period you want and click “confirm check-out.” • At the download page, click “Get for Kindle.” Welcome to Downloading eBooks Oct. 6, 2013 7
  • 9. o You will be directed to amazon.com to finish your check out. o Sign in with your Amazon user name and password. o Select the Kindle device under “Deliver to” and click “get library book.” o If your Kindle is connected to a Wi-Fi network it will automatically download the eBook. o Turn the Kindle on and push the Home Button. Welcome to Downloading eBooks Oct. 6, 2013 8
  • 10. To return an eBook early on Kindle Your SPL Kindle eBook will automatically be returned when the loan period expires. If you want to return an eBook early, you may go through your Amazon Account • Go to Amazon.com and log into your account. • Go to the “Manage Your Kindle” page (Under Shop All Departments>Kindle>Manage Your Kindle). • Click “Actions” for the library title you wish to return; select “Return this book” from the options. Welcome to Downloading eBooks Oct. 6, 2013 9
  • 11. Thank you for your Attention and Happy eReading! Questions? Contact :Becky Gold at becky.gold@eagles.usm.edu Welcome to Downloading eBooks Oct. 6, 2013 10