Get Started with Digital Media:  E-books, Audiobooks and OPL www.BiblioOttawaLibrary.ca
Digital Media? <ul><li>Downloadable audiobooks </li></ul><ul><li>eBooks </li></ul><ul><li>Music - Freegal </li></ul><ul><l...
What is Overdrive? <ul><li>OPL’s digital catalogue: http://overdrive.biblioottawalibrary.ca </li></ul><ul><li>Downloadable...
What is Overdrive? <ul><li>Digital content provider since 1980s (CD-ROMs); library vendor since 2002; at OPL since 2006 </...
What do I need? <ul><li>Library card </li></ul><ul><li>Desktop or laptop (PC or Mac) </li></ul><ul><li>Or, mobile device a...
Software overview <ul><li>Want to listen to audiobooks? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Overdrive Media Console on a PC or Mac </li>...
Software overview <ul><li>Want to read eBooks? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Adobe Digital Editions on a PC or Mac </li></ul></ul>...
Mobile Devices www.BiblioOttawaLibrary.ca
www.BiblioOttawaLibrary.ca Get Books, then search and add Ottawa Public Library
Best strategy for devices <ul><li>Compatibility varies </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Devices must support Overdrive’s DRM platform...
Audiobook device examples www.BiblioOttawaLibrary.ca Works Doesn’t work Sony Reader PRS 700 Amazon Kindle (yet)
Audiobook device examples <ul><li>Formats available are Windows Media (WMA) and MP3 </li></ul><ul><li>MP3 format audiobook...
Audiobook device examples <ul><li>WMA format audiobooks  will work with iPods/iPads synched with PCs </li></ul><ul><ul><li...
Ebook device examples www.BiblioOttawaLibrary.ca Works Doesn’t work Kobo e-Reader Amazon Kindle Sony Readers (e.g. PRS-700)
Ebook device examples <ul><li>Ebook readers must be able to synch with Adobe Digital Editions.  </li></ul>www.BiblioOttawa...
www.BiblioOttawaLibrary.ca Finding titles…
www.BiblioOttawaLibrary.ca Finding titles…
www.BiblioOttawaLibrary.ca Finding titles…  You can browse categories
www.BiblioOttawaLibrary.ca Finding titles…  Or use search box
www.BiblioOttawaLibrary.ca Select Add to eCart
www.BiblioOttawaLibrary.ca Proceed to Checkout Login using your library card and PIN
www.BiblioOttawaLibrary.ca Confirm check out Checkout  Length
www.BiblioOttawaLibrary.ca Download the title to your computer
www.BiblioOttawaLibrary.ca Select open
www.BiblioOttawaLibrary.ca
www.BiblioOttawaLibrary.ca
www.BiblioOttawaLibrary.ca
www.BiblioOttawaLibrary.ca
Where to get help www.BiblioOttawaLibrary.ca
Where to get help www.BiblioOttawaLibrary.ca
Where to get help www.BiblioOttawaLibrary.ca
Where to get help <ul><li>And you can always write – </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>www.BiblioOttawaLibrary.ca
Coming Soon! <ul><li>No more Adobe ID </li></ul><ul><li>Single format for Ebooks, Audiobooks </li></ul><ul><li>Renewals </...
Credits www.BiblioOttawaLibrary.ca Irish Typepad: http://www.flickr.com/photos/irisheyes/2700064985/
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  • These are all things that Overdrive announced at their annual conference. There isn’t a timeline but they are being worked on. The catalogue integration is something the Bibliocommons will be working on. It’s a major project so no timeline yet.
  • E books, audiobooks and opl

    1. 1. Get Started with Digital Media: E-books, Audiobooks and OPL www.BiblioOttawaLibrary.ca
    2. 2. Digital Media? <ul><li>Downloadable audiobooks </li></ul><ul><li>eBooks </li></ul><ul><li>Music - Freegal </li></ul><ul><li>Video </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Not available from the library yet, but offered by third-party sites, such as NFB and CBC </li></ul></ul>www.BiblioOttawaLibrary.ca
    3. 3. What is Overdrive? <ul><li>OPL’s digital catalogue: http://overdrive.biblioottawalibrary.ca </li></ul><ul><li>Downloadable audiobooks </li></ul><ul><li>eBooks </li></ul><ul><li>Music (not much, better to use Freegal) </li></ul>www.BiblioOttawaLibrary.ca
    4. 4. What is Overdrive? <ul><li>Digital content provider since 1980s (CD-ROMs); library vendor since 2002; at OPL since 2006 </li></ul><ul><li>Content licensed from publishers </li></ul><ul><li>Use of DRM (Digital Rights Management) software manages digital copyrights and terms of use </li></ul>www.BiblioOttawaLibrary.ca
    5. 5. What do I need? <ul><li>Library card </li></ul><ul><li>Desktop or laptop (PC or Mac) </li></ul><ul><li>Or, mobile device and app </li></ul><ul><li>Reading or listening device (optional) </li></ul><ul><li>Some patience while downloading setup software </li></ul>www.BiblioOttawaLibrary.ca
    6. 6. Software overview <ul><li>Want to listen to audiobooks? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Overdrive Media Console on a PC or Mac </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Can be synched with iPods/iPhones/iPads </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Overdrive Media Console for Mobile </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Versions for Android, Blackberry, iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch, Windows Mobile </li></ul></ul></ul>www.BiblioOttawaLibrary.ca
    7. 7. Software overview <ul><li>Want to read eBooks? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Adobe Digital Editions on a PC or Mac </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Get Adobe ID for sharing downloaded titles with certain eBook readers </li></ul></ul>www.BiblioOttawaLibrary.ca
    8. 8. Mobile Devices www.BiblioOttawaLibrary.ca
    9. 9. www.BiblioOttawaLibrary.ca Get Books, then search and add Ottawa Public Library
    10. 10. Best strategy for devices <ul><li>Compatibility varies </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Devices must support Overdrive’s DRM platforms </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Check compatibility at this site: http://www.overdrive.com/resources/drc </li></ul><ul><li>Click on links on left for compatible and incompatible audio, video and eBook devices </li></ul>www.BiblioOttawaLibrary.ca
    11. 11. Audiobook device examples www.BiblioOttawaLibrary.ca Works Doesn’t work Sony Reader PRS 700 Amazon Kindle (yet)
    12. 12. Audiobook device examples <ul><li>Formats available are Windows Media (WMA) and MP3 </li></ul><ul><li>MP3 format audiobooks are most widely compatible </li></ul><ul><ul><li>will work with iPods and similar MP3 players </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>This is your option if you have an iPod/iPad etc. and a Mac </li></ul></ul>www.BiblioOttawaLibrary.ca
    13. 13. Audiobook device examples <ul><li>WMA format audiobooks will work with iPods/iPads synched with PCs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Requires Overdrive Media Console and iTunes. </li></ul></ul>www.BiblioOttawaLibrary.ca
    14. 14. Ebook device examples www.BiblioOttawaLibrary.ca Works Doesn’t work Kobo e-Reader Amazon Kindle Sony Readers (e.g. PRS-700)
    15. 15. Ebook device examples <ul><li>Ebook readers must be able to synch with Adobe Digital Editions. </li></ul>www.BiblioOttawaLibrary.ca
    16. 16. www.BiblioOttawaLibrary.ca Finding titles…
    17. 17. www.BiblioOttawaLibrary.ca Finding titles…
    18. 18. www.BiblioOttawaLibrary.ca Finding titles… You can browse categories
    19. 19. www.BiblioOttawaLibrary.ca Finding titles… Or use search box
    20. 20. www.BiblioOttawaLibrary.ca Select Add to eCart
    21. 21. www.BiblioOttawaLibrary.ca Proceed to Checkout Login using your library card and PIN
    22. 22. www.BiblioOttawaLibrary.ca Confirm check out Checkout Length
    23. 23. www.BiblioOttawaLibrary.ca Download the title to your computer
    24. 24. www.BiblioOttawaLibrary.ca Select open
    25. 25. www.BiblioOttawaLibrary.ca
    26. 26. www.BiblioOttawaLibrary.ca
    27. 27. www.BiblioOttawaLibrary.ca
    28. 28. www.BiblioOttawaLibrary.ca
    29. 29. Where to get help www.BiblioOttawaLibrary.ca
    30. 30. Where to get help www.BiblioOttawaLibrary.ca
    31. 31. Where to get help www.BiblioOttawaLibrary.ca
    32. 32. Where to get help <ul><li>And you can always write – </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>www.BiblioOttawaLibrary.ca
    33. 33. Coming Soon! <ul><li>No more Adobe ID </li></ul><ul><li>Single format for Ebooks, Audiobooks </li></ul><ul><li>Renewals </li></ul><ul><li>Catalogue Integration </li></ul><ul><li>Kindle? Hopefully! No confirmation that it is coming to Canada </li></ul>www.BiblioOttawaLibrary.ca
    34. 34. Credits www.BiblioOttawaLibrary.ca Irish Typepad: http://www.flickr.com/photos/irisheyes/2700064985/
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