Overdrive Tutorial Series - Audiobook<br />Jessica Venturo<br />February 3 & 10, 2011<br />Norfolk Public Library<br />
Agenda<br />Part 1<br />Overview<br />Digital Rights, Audiobook Formats, and Compatible Devices<br />DemonstrationBrowse, ...
What is the OverDrive service?<br />Browse<br />Download<br />Check Out<br />How does it work?<br />Browse, check out, and...
What's available?<br />Audiobooks:  A recorded reading of a book that can be downloaded and enjoyed on a computer or porta...
What do I need to get started?<br />Computer or Smartphone.<br />Windows or Mac … or Android, Blackberry, iPhone, Windows ...
OverDrive downloads are easy as 1 … 2 … 3 !<br />Browse  …  Check Out  …  Download  …<br />and enjoy!<br />
OverDrive Media Console<br />For Windows & Mac:<br />Download and listen on the computer.<br />Transfer to a compatible de...
Digital Rights<br />Digital Rights Management technology helps protect titles from unlawful sharing.<br />Every digital ti...
Should I choose WMA or MP3 Audiobooks?<br />What is an MP3 Player?  <br />Even though we commonly call any portable player...
What formats can I enjoy?<br />
What formats can I enjoy?<br />
Demonstration<br />bibliomation.lib.overdrive.com<br />
Demonstration Outline<br />Introduce website.<br />Software links / how to install software.<br />Browse, Check Out, Downl...
Format / Subject links.
Quick / Advanced search.</li></ul>Open a details page.<br />Add an audiobook to your cart (Optional: Add other formats whi...
View options.
Bookmark / Notes.
Print option.
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Overdrive Audiobook Training

  1. 1. Overdrive Tutorial Series - Audiobook<br />Jessica Venturo<br />February 3 & 10, 2011<br />Norfolk Public Library<br />
  2. 2. Agenda<br />Part 1<br />Overview<br />Digital Rights, Audiobook Formats, and Compatible Devices<br />DemonstrationBrowse, Check Out, & Download <br />Homework: Try it out!<br />Part 2<br />Troubleshooting<br />Help Resources<br />My Account<br />DemonstrationMobile Application<br />
  3. 3. What is the OverDrive service?<br />Browse<br />Download<br />Check Out<br />How does it work?<br />Browse, check out, and download with your library card … anytime, anywhere! <br />Download to a Windows® or Mac® computer … and popular smartphones. <br />Transfer to devices like the Apple® iPod and Sony® Reader™.<br />Accessibility features included for the visually impaired.<br />
  4. 4. What's available?<br />Audiobooks: A recorded reading of a book that can be downloaded and enjoyed on a computer or portable device.<br />WMA, MP3<br />eBooks: A text-based digital book that can be downloaded and read on a computer or portable device. <br />EPUB, PDF<br />Come back February 17th and 24th to learn more about Bibliomation’s eBook collection!<br />
  5. 5. What do I need to get started?<br />Computer or Smartphone.<br />Windows or Mac … or Android, Blackberry, iPhone, Windows Mobile.<br />Library card.<br />Free software.<br />Internet connection.<br />Required Free Software: Download from the Home Page of your library's Virtual Branch website.<br />
  6. 6. OverDrive downloads are easy as 1 … 2 … 3 !<br />Browse … Check Out … Download …<br />and enjoy!<br />
  7. 7. OverDrive Media Console<br />For Windows & Mac:<br />Download and listen on the computer.<br />Transfer to a compatible device.<br />Burn many audio titles to CD. <br />For Smartphones:<br />Download and listen on the device.<br />Features:<br />Choose playback speed.<br />Custom bookmarking.<br />Click to resume.<br />A one-time security upgrade is required for Windows users to enjoy audiobooks.<br />
  8. 8. Digital Rights<br />Digital Rights Management technology helps protect titles from unlawful sharing.<br />Every digital title has digital rights – or permissions – set by the publisher.<br />The permissions outline what you can do with the title after download. <br />This title can be transferred to iPods®/iPhones™ using OverDrive Media Console (v3.2 or newer) for Windows.<br />Shiver<br />Digital Rights Information<br />Burn to CD: Permitted<br />Transfer to device: Permitted<br />Transfer to Apple device: Permitted<br />Public performance: Not permitted<br />File-sharing: Not permitted<br />Peer-to-peer usage: Not permitted<br />All copies of this title, including those transferred to portable devices and other media, must be deleted or destroyed at the end of the lending period.<br />
  9. 9. Should I choose WMA or MP3 Audiobooks?<br />What is an MP3 Player? <br />Even though we commonly call any portable player an 'MP3 Player' … more accurately an MP3 Player is a device that only plays MP3 files. It does not support WMA.<br />What is a WMA Player? <br />A WMA player is a device that supports protected WMA (Windows Media Audio) files.<br />
  10. 10. What formats can I enjoy?<br />
  11. 11. What formats can I enjoy?<br />
  12. 12. Demonstration<br />bibliomation.lib.overdrive.com<br />
  13. 13. Demonstration Outline<br />Introduce website.<br />Software links / how to install software.<br />Browse, Check Out, Download<br />Step 1: Browse. <br />Browsing options: <br /><ul><li>Featured collections.
  14. 14. Format / Subject links.
  15. 15. Quick / Advanced search.</li></ul>Open a details page.<br />Add an audiobook to your cart (Optional: Add other formats while browsing).<br />Place a title on hold.<br />Step 2: Check out.<br />Step 3: Download.<br />Step 4: Enjoy!<br />Demonstrate the formats included in your Virtual Branch Collection as listed.<br />Download audiobook / music / video title to OverDrive Media Console.<br />Note: WMA audio titles are the best choice for this due to smaller file size.<br />Play sample.<br />Explain playback features.<br />Transfer to a device.<br />Burn (audiobook) to CD.<br />Download an Adobe eBook to Adobe Digital Editions<br />Download title.<br />Highlight features of 'Reading' view.<br /><ul><li>Full text searching.
  16. 16. View options.
  17. 17. Bookmark / Notes.
  18. 18. Print option.
  19. 19. Table of contents.</li></ul>Highlight features of 'Library' view.<br /><ul><li>Lending period banner.
  20. 20. Item options: Open, delete, info, early return.
  21. 21. Bookshelves: Option to create .</li></li></ul><li>Try this …<br />Homework…Try it Out!<br /><ul><li>Browse, Check Out, Download.
  22. 22. Place a hold / Retrieve a hold.
  23. 23. Transfer / Burn.
  24. 24. Find a compatible device.
  25. 25. Locate the Support email for users.</li></li></ul><li>Help Resources<br />
  26. 26. Help Resources<br />Help link: The best resource for Frequently Asked Questions!<br />Quick Start Guide: Get started in three easy steps.<br />Guided Tour: Self-paced guides. How to browse, check out, and download digital titles. <br />User Support: Email your library's support team for assistance. A link is provided on the main help page of the Virtual Branch website.<br />
  27. 27. Should I choose WMA or MP3?<br />How many hours of audio will fit on my device?<br />Can I download in the library?<br />Common Questions<br />
  28. 28. What is the Windows Media Player Security Upgrade?<br />Windows Computers: First-time users of OverDrive Media Console will be prompted to complete a one-time security upgrade for Windows Media Player. <br />Follow the prompts to complete the upgrade.<br />
  29. 29. How many hours of audio will fit on my device?<br />

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