Enjoy free library e book on your Nook!


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  • The share of adults in the United States who own tablet computers nearly doubled from 10% to 19% between mid-December and early January and the same surge in growth also applied to e-book readers, which also jumped from 10% to 19% over the same time period. The number of Americans owning at least one of these digital reading devices jumped from 18% in December to 29% in January.
  • Left to right: Nook Touch, Nook Color and Nook Tablet.Nook Touch uses an e-ink display (b&w) while Color and Tablet uses an IPS color display Screen size: 6” for Touch, 7” for Color and TabletProcessor: Touch - 600MHz single-core processor; Color - 800MHz single-core processor; Tablet - 1GHz dual-core processorMemory: Touch - 256 MB RAM; Color - 512 MB RAM; Tablet - 1 GB RAMInternal storage: Touch - 2 GB; Color - 8 GB; Tablet - 16 GB (also an 8 GB version)Storage memory expansion: Ability to add up to 32GB microSD™
  • Go to Library eBook page Download and install Adobe Digital EditionsSign up for an Adobe ID then log into ADE and authorize computer (if you have an existing Adobe ID, you can use that)Connect your Nook to your computer using the USB charging cable that came with the Nook
  • You can use Quick Search, Advanced Search, Browse Collections and Browse by Formats.You can also search for eBooks using the Library catalogSearch for the title/titles you want to readLimit by format – Adobe EPUB and PDF and Open EPUB and PDFTip: If you want a title NOW: limit by available titles by selecting show available titlesIf titles are checked out – place a hold and the Library will email you once the title is available for checkout (3 days to checkout an eBook on hold on Overdrive from the moment the email is sent to you)
  • Read alone or read aloud for kids.
  • Public domaineBooks that have no ownership or use restrictions.
  • A good source for tutorials.Learning Express can be used or access directly on any device that can play flash videos.
  • Enjoy free library e book on your Nook!

    1. 1. Enjoy FREELibrary eBook onyourNook Tablet!City of Mountain View PublicLibraryeBooks & eReaders SeriesApril 04, 2012
    2. 2. City of Mountain VieweBooks & Public LibraryeReaders
    3. 3. City of Mountain View Public LibraryNook family of devices
    4. 4. City of Mountain View Public LibraryRead, Download, Listen, Watch and Play  Shop for apps, ebooks and music Read, listen, watch and play games
    5. 5. Learn how to: Usethe Library eBook page to get eBooks for your Nook Download, install & activate necessary software Search for eBooks Checkout & transfer Library eBooks to your Nook
    6. 6. What you need: Nook Tablet or Color and Nook USB charging cable Computer connected to the Internet Adobe Digital Editions (ADE) Library eBook page, http://www.mountainview.gov/city_hall/library/ebooks.asp Your Library card number
    7. 7. STEP 1 Prepare your tools http://www.mountainview.gov/city_hall/library/ebooks.asp i. Visit the Library eBook page to download Adobe Digital Editions (ADE) ii. Install ADE on your computer iii. Sign up for an Adobe ID* iv. Login to ADE and authorize your computer v. Connect your Nook to your computer
    8. 8. Click onDownloadAdobe DigitalEditions
    9. 9. Link will take youto Adobe site. http://www.adobe.com/products/digitaleditions/ CLICK TO START THE DOWNLOAD
    10. 10. On your computer: Install ADE Create an Adobe ID if Log in using the Adobe ID you do not have one Authorize your computer
    11. 11. Connect your Nook to yourcomputer using the USB cable
    12. 12. STEP 2 Search for eBooks using your computeri. Go to the Library eBook page, and click on Overdriveii. Log into your Overdrive accountiii. Search for title/titles to download and readiv. Add to Book Bag & confirm checkoutv. Download & select “Open with” using ADE
    13. 13. Go to Library eBookpage & click on theOverdrive link On your computer: Log in to your account using your library card number
    14. 14. Search for titles Search by: Quick Search Advanced Search Browse Collections Browse by Format
    15. 15. Choose the format that works on your deviceAdd toBook Bag
    16. 16. Confirm CheckoutDownload
    17. 17. Open with Adobe Digital Editions
    18. 18. STEP 3 Sit back &enjoy reading on your Nook!  On ADE: Click on “All Items” and select/drag the eBook to “My Nook”*  Authorize device  On your Nook: Search for the eBook, or go to My Nook – Digital Editions folder  Start Reading!
    19. 19. Drag eBook to My NookAuthorizedevice
    20. 20. On your Nook, searchfor the title of the item orlook in My Nook – DigitalEditions folder
    21. 21. Things toRemember Toreturn an item: Go to ADE on your computer and click on return item On your Nook: Delete item Nook-compatible formats: Adobe EPUB & PDF and Open EPUB & PDF You have 3 days to checkout holds placed on Overdrive from the date the email notification was sent You can customize lending periods to 7, 14 or 21 days
    22. 22. Other sources forLibrary eBooks
    23. 23. Bookflix  Use on your Nook  You need your library card number  No need for a computer
    24. 24. eBooks fromEBSCOHost  Download on your computer & transfer on your Nook  Create an EBSCOHost account  Read online on your computer
    25. 25. ProjectGutenberg  Use on your Nook  Choice of formats  No due date  No need for a computer
    26. 26. Learning Express  Use on your Nook  Your library card number is the account number  No need for a computer
    27. 27. TumbleBooks  Use on your Nook  No need for a computer