E-BOOKS AND E-READERSPierce County Library System
Essential Steps to Using E-Books1) Get a Library Card!2) Install Adobe Digital Editions3) Find E-Books at Overdrive Digita...
Get a Library Card! A library card is required to checkout and download e-books. You can get a library card at any Pierc...
Install Adobe Digital Editions Why do I need Digital Editions?   Converts files downloaded from library website into    ...
Adobe Digital Editions
Find Books at Overdrive Digital Home Accessing Overdrive Digital Home Signing in to your Account Finding E-Books Under...
E-Book Formats Most library e-books are available in either of these popular formats:      ePub      PDF Many formats ...
Other Places to Find E-Books Project Gutenberg           Google eBookstore http://www.gutenberg.org/    http://books.goo...
Checkout and Download E-Books The Checkout Process Downloading Your Checkouts Opening E-Books in Digital Editions
Transfer E-Books to Your E-Reader Reading E-Books in Digital Editions Transferring E-Books via Digital Editions Manuall...
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  1. 1. E-BOOKS AND E-READERSPierce County Library System
  2. 2. Essential Steps to Using E-Books1) Get a Library Card!2) Install Adobe Digital Editions3) Find E-Books at Overdrive Digital Home4) Checkout and Download E-Books5) Transfer E-Books to Your E-Reader
  3. 3. Get a Library Card! A library card is required to checkout and download e-books. You can get a library card at any Pierce County Library branch.
  4. 4. Install Adobe Digital Editions Why do I need Digital Editions?  Converts files downloaded from library website into readable e-books.  Collects all your downloaded e-books in one place.  Helps you manage all of the items you have checked out.  Shows you how much time you have left for e-books checked out from the library.
  5. 5. Adobe Digital Editions
  6. 6. Find Books at Overdrive Digital Home Accessing Overdrive Digital Home Signing in to your Account Finding E-Books Understanding Formats Adding items to your Cart or Wishlist
  7. 7. E-Book Formats Most library e-books are available in either of these popular formats:  ePub  PDF Many formats exist:  .txt, .htm, .azw, .opf, .tr2, .tr3, .aeh, .fbl, .xml, .chm, .djvu, .lit, .pdb, .dnl, .pkg, .ceb, .lbr, .prc, .mobi, .lrf, .lrx, .pdg, .cbr
  8. 8. Other Places to Find E-Books Project Gutenberg  Google eBookstore http://www.gutenberg.org/ http://books.google.com/ebooks Epub Books  ManyBooks http://www.epubbooks.com/ http://manybooks.net/
  9. 9. Checkout and Download E-Books The Checkout Process Downloading Your Checkouts Opening E-Books in Digital Editions
  10. 10. Transfer E-Books to Your E-Reader Reading E-Books in Digital Editions Transferring E-Books via Digital Editions Manually transferring files to your device Loan Periods

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