How-To Instructions
forAxis 360 E-Books Lending
for Kindle Fire Device
at Jackson-George Regional Library System
– East Ce...
What is Axis-360?
Axis 360 is offered through Baker
and Taylor.
 Axis 360 is a digital media platform
that supplies libr...
Steps for Obtaining Free E-Books for Kindle Fire
The Kindle Fire Set-Up
is Completed in Steps.
1. Google account set-up
an...
1. Google Account & JGRLS-East Central
Library Card Information
In order to get e-books
from East Central Public
Library, ...
2. Blio Downloaded via Kindle Fire
Next, to download Blio to your Kindle Fire account
Click on „House‟ icon on home scree...
Blio Downloaded via Kindle Fire-Continued
Return to Home using House icon again on Kindle
Fire device.
Select „Web‟.
To...
Blio Downloaded via Kindle Fire-Continued
Select this number. The download will begin.
Next, select „KNFB Blio Download ...
3. Blio Account Created
 Select the House Icon .
The Blio icon is now displayed in the carousel.
To start up the app, s...
4. Axis 360 Magic Wall
Magic Wall Log-in
Type URL
http://jgrls.axis360.baker-
taylor.com/Account/LogOn
Log in with libra...
5. Search for an e-Book. This is a picture of what the
options are. Remember to make sure the Blio oval is filled
in.
Retr...
Magic Wall Checkout – After Log-In
For fast readers, the first option „Add to checkout list‟ is the
best. Checkouts are l...
6. Blio App Sign-in
To read the e-book, click
on house icon and
select the Blio app icon.
Sign in with email and
passwor...
Thank you for your attention.
Questions?
1310/6/2013
How-To Instructions for Axis 360 E-Books Lending for Kindle Fire Devi...
Bibliography
• Baker and Taylor. (2013). Axis 360 digital media library by Baker and
Taylor. Retrieved from http://www.tol...
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How-To Instructions for Axis 360 E-Books Lending for Kindle Fire through JGRLS

  1. 1. How-To Instructions forAxis 360 E-Books Lending for Kindle Fire Device at Jackson-George Regional Library System – East Central Branch Cynthia M. Morgan cynthia.morgan@eagles.usm.edu
  2. 2. What is Axis-360? Axis 360 is offered through Baker and Taylor.  Axis 360 is a digital media platform that supplies libraries “a state of the art system for circulating digital books and audiobooks” (Baker & Taylor, 2013). This platform works with many mobile devices especially the Kindle Fire. At JGRLS, the digital media platform is accessed through Blio, a free E-book reading app. http://www.lib.oak- lawn.il.us/ebooks.shtml 210/6/2013 How-To Instructions for Axis 360 E-Books Lending for Kindle Fire Device at Jackson-George Regional Library System- East Central Branch
  3. 3. Steps for Obtaining Free E-Books for Kindle Fire The Kindle Fire Set-Up is Completed in Steps. 1. Google account set-up and Library card with pin number obtained. 2. Blio app downloaded. 3. Blio account created. 4. Magic Wall Log-In. 5. Search for book. Check out book. 6. Blio app opened, Blio signed-in, book downloaded, reading began. 310/6/2013 How-To Instructions for Axis 360 E-Books Lending for Kindle Fire Device at Jackson-George Regional Library System- East Central Branch
  4. 4. 1. Google Account & JGRLS-East Central Library Card Information In order to get e-books from East Central Public Library, you must: Obtain library card and pin number from JGRLS-East Central. Set up a Google Account by going to https://accounts.google.com/Si gnUp?continue=https%3A%2F %2Faccounts.google.com%2F ManageAccount and follow instructions! Image retrieved from http://www.softicons.com/free- icons/social-media-icons/3d- social-icons-by-aji/google-icon 410/6/2013 How-To Instructions for Axis 360 E-Books Lending for Kindle Fire Device at Jackson-George Regional Library System- East Central Branch
  5. 5. 2. Blio Downloaded via Kindle Fire Next, to download Blio to your Kindle Fire account Click on „House‟ icon on home screen located on the lower left of the screen. Next, select „Settings‟ icon. Once on the „settings page‟, select „More‟. Then select „Device‟. To download app, you must select “ON” next to the “Allow Installation of Applications”. Optional: Can turn off after downloading app to protect Kindle Fire for further unwanted downloads from other sites. 510/6/2013 How-To Instructions for Axis 360 E-Books Lending for Kindle Fire Device at Jackson-George Regional Library System- East Central Branch
  6. 6. Blio Downloaded via Kindle Fire-Continued Return to Home using House icon again on Kindle Fire device. Select „Web‟. To get the app, enter the URL titled http://bits.blioreader.com/update Next, several files will be viewable. Select „KNFB Blio‟. Once the orange bar finishes loading, a number will be seen in the upper left-hand corner. 610/6/2013 How-To Instructions for Axis 360 E-Books Lending for Kindle Fire Device at Jackson-George Regional Library System- East Central Branch
  7. 7. Blio Downloaded via Kindle Fire-Continued Select this number. The download will begin. Next, select „KNFB Blio Download Complete‟. The Permissions screen appears. Select „Install‟. Then click „Done‟ at the bottom of the screen after the „Install Complete‟ appears. 710/6/2013 How-To Instructions for Axis 360 E-Books Lending for Kindle Fire Device at Jackson-George Regional Library System- East Central Branch
  8. 8. 3. Blio Account Created  Select the House Icon . The Blio icon is now displayed in the carousel. To start up the app, select the blio icon . Once Blio is launched, go to Blio.com and set up an account at https://www.blio.com/blio/screens/account/signin.jsp Continue to your library at Axis 360 located on East Central Public Library homepage at Jackson-George Regional Library System at http://jgrls.axis360.baker-taylor.com/. 810/6/2013 How-To Instructions for Axis 360 E-Books Lending for Kindle Fire Device at Jackson-George Regional Library System- East Central Branch
  9. 9. 4. Axis 360 Magic Wall Magic Wall Log-in Type URL http://jgrls.axis360.baker- taylor.com/Account/LogOn Log in with library card (all capitals letters and no spaces, include any character that may appear at the end of the library card number). Type in assigned PIN number. After Log-in Find a book by browsing the Magic Wall to see if the book is available and to make sure it is available through the App Blio. Once a book is selected, three choices are given. The first choice is „add to checkout list. The second choice is „Checkout Now‟. The third choice is „add to wish list‟. 910/6/2013 How-To Instructions for Axis 360 E-Books Lending for Kindle Fire Device at Jackson-George Regional Library System- East Central Branch
  10. 10. 5. Search for an e-Book. This is a picture of what the options are. Remember to make sure the Blio oval is filled in. Retrieved from http://jgrls.axis360.baker-taylor.com/ through Ctrl and PS 1010/6/2013 How-To Instructions for Axis 360 E-Books Lending for Kindle Fire Device at Jackson-George Regional Library System- East Central Branch
  11. 11. Magic Wall Checkout – After Log-In For fast readers, the first option „Add to checkout list‟ is the best. Checkouts are limited to two at a time and for three weeks unless set differently. Books automatically drop on last day of checkout. Once added to checkout list, scroll to top and select „cart‟ icon „My Checkout List‟ . . A blue scrollbar appears under the book information. Select gray end of scrollbar and move to left. This decreases the time the book is checked out. Time can be set from one day to twenty-one days. Once checkout time is set, scroll to bottom of screen and select „confirm checkout‟. 1110/6/2013 How-To Instructions for Axis 360 E-Books Lending for Kindle Fire Device at Jackson-George Regional Library System- East Central Branch
  12. 12. 6. Blio App Sign-in To read the e-book, click on house icon and select the Blio app icon. Sign in with email and password. The book will load. Click on the book to open and begin to read. Happy Reading! 1210/6/2013 How-To Instructions for Axis 360 E-Books Lending for Kindle Fire Device at Jackson-George Regional Library System- East Central Branch
  13. 13. Thank you for your attention. Questions? 1310/6/2013 How-To Instructions for Axis 360 E-Books Lending for Kindle Fire Device at Jackson-George Regional Library System- East Central Branch
  14. 14. Bibliography • Baker and Taylor. (2013). Axis 360 digital media library by Baker and Taylor. Retrieved from http://www.tol.com/axis360/ • Jackson-George Regional Library System. Magic wall. [Image]. Retrieved from http://jgrls.axis360.baker-taylor.com/ • Oaklawn Public Library. 2013. What are eBooks? [Image]. Retrieved from http://www.lib.oak-lawn.il.us/ebook.shtml • Softicons.com. Social media icon: Google icons. [Image]. Retrieved from http://www.softicons.com/free-icons/social-media- icons/3d-social-icons-by-aji/google-icon 1410/6/2013 How-To Instructions for Axis 360 E-Books Lending for Kindle Fire Device at Jackson-George Regional Library System- East Central Branch

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