An
Introduction
to R.E.A.D.S
A Guide to Help our Patrons Download
Books
Cecilie Maynor
ceciliemaynor@yahoo.com
LIS-557 6 January 20112
Many of our Patrons Found the
Nook under the Christmas Tree…
(Uncrate, 2011)
What is R.E.A.D.S?
LIS-557 6 January 2011
3
 It is an Audiobook and eBook
Download System
 It is Free
 It is User-Frien...
LIS-557 6 January 20114
Why R.E.A.D.S?
 Handheld reading devices are becoming
more and more popular.
 Also, many of our ...
A Simple Set-Up Guide
LIS-557 6 January 2011
5
Click on My R.E.A.D.S Account
LIS-557 6 January 2011
6
LIS-557 6 January 20117
Choose Highland Rim and then
Linebaugh Public Library in the
Drop Down Menu
Type Library Card Number
LIS-557 6 January 2011
8
Choose the Correct Format and
Search for Books
LIS-557 6 January 2011
9
•Nook
•Koobo
•Sony Reader
•Literati Reader
•Pandigital Novel
These eBook Readers work with
Adobe EPUB and PDF Books
10
LIS...
LIS-557 6 January 201111
 After having added the item to the cart
and confirmed checkout the patron will be
asked to down...
Good luck and thank you so much for your
time!
Any Questions or
Comments?
12
LIS-557 6 January 2011
Work Cited
LIS-557 6 January 2011
13
R.E.A.D.S. (2011). R.E.A.D.S regional ebook & audiobook
download system. Retrieved fr...
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  1. 1. An Introduction to R.E.A.D.S A Guide to Help our Patrons Download Books Cecilie Maynor ceciliemaynor@yahoo.com
  2. 2. LIS-557 6 January 20112 Many of our Patrons Found the Nook under the Christmas Tree… (Uncrate, 2011)
  3. 3. What is R.E.A.D.S? LIS-557 6 January 2011 3  It is an Audiobook and eBook Download System  It is Free  It is User-Friendly  …And it is on Linebaugh Library’s Web site!
  4. 4. LIS-557 6 January 20114 Why R.E.A.D.S?  Handheld reading devices are becoming more and more popular.  Also, many of our patrons commute to Nashville every day which means many hours on the road. For them R.E.A.D.S is a useful alternative to CD books. By downloading books to their iPods or MP3 players they can easily listen to books on the road.
  5. 5. A Simple Set-Up Guide LIS-557 6 January 2011 5
  6. 6. Click on My R.E.A.D.S Account LIS-557 6 January 2011 6
  7. 7. LIS-557 6 January 20117 Choose Highland Rim and then Linebaugh Public Library in the Drop Down Menu
  8. 8. Type Library Card Number LIS-557 6 January 2011 8
  9. 9. Choose the Correct Format and Search for Books LIS-557 6 January 2011 9
  10. 10. •Nook •Koobo •Sony Reader •Literati Reader •Pandigital Novel These eBook Readers work with Adobe EPUB and PDF Books 10 LIS-557 6 January 2011
  11. 11. LIS-557 6 January 201111  After having added the item to the cart and confirmed checkout the patron will be asked to download the needed software to read the audiobook or eBook.  More information about software can be found in the Help - Quick Start Guide.
  12. 12. Good luck and thank you so much for your time! Any Questions or Comments? 12 LIS-557 6 January 2011
  13. 13. Work Cited LIS-557 6 January 2011 13 R.E.A.D.S. (2011). R.E.A.D.S regional ebook & audiobook download system. Retrieved from http://reads.lib.overdrive.com/E6DE099E-84CA- 40BC-8189-32ABDDA58940/10/337/en/Default.htm UNKRATE. (2011). Nook. Retrieved from http://www.uncrate.com/men/gear/misc-gadgets/nook/
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