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A presentation for staff about digital books.

A presentation for staff about digital books.

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  • 1.
    • WHAT IS IT?
    • HOW CAN I GET IT?
    • IS IT FREE?
    Digital Media @ the library
  • 2. What is it?
    • Books or music you can listen to on your MP3 player
    • Books you can read on your computer
    • Films you can watch on your computer
  • 3. How can I get it?
    • You need a library card from any branch of the Catawba County Library System:
      • Main Library in Newton
      • St. Stephens Branch in Hickory
      • Southwest Branch in Mountain View
      • Sherrills Ford Branch
      • Maiden Branch
      • Conover Branch
      • Claremont Branch
  • 4. Is it free?
  • 5. Show me! Go to the library home page and click on “Audio Books”
  • 6. What’s next? You can choose between 2 free services: Overdrive or NetLibrary
  • 7.
    • NC Digital Library:
    • Lots of titles for Windows media file compatible devices
    • Now works on iPods with a growing list of titles for this device too!
    First Choice
  • 8. It is easy to use! Click here to download the free software.
  • 9. Next do this… Click here to register the free software.
  • 10. Next… Browse the books, music & films and checkout your selection.
  • 11. And finally… Follow the instructions to download your selection to your listening device.
  • 12. Second Choice
    • NetLibrary
      • Available via NCLIVE
    • Get eAudios to listen to
    • Get eBooks to read on your computer
  • 13. This one is easy too! Go back to the library home page and click on the NetLibrary link.
  • 14. Next… Log into NCLIVE by selecting “Catawba County” and entering the password. You can get a password from library staff.
  • 15. Next step… Create a free account by following the instructions at the link shown here.
  • 16. Your next step… Browse the books and make your selection.
  • 17. And finally… Download your selection to your listening device following the instructions.
  • 18. Questions?
    • Ask now or call during library hours
    • 465-8663
    • 465-7938
    • 465-5112

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