Download for CheckoutSome platforms such as EBSCOhost provide an option todownload an entire book for a loan period. This sessionwill describe these platforms, the collections that areavailable on them, the digital rights managementsoftware required, and how to transfer the book to amobile device.• Speaker: Christine Jewell• Location: Davis Conference Room - DC 1568• Date: Friday March 23rd• Time: 9:30 am3/22/2012 1
Download for Checkout Borrow ebooks to read on your mobile device
Agenda1. Overview2. Content • Platforms that support borrowing • Collections available on these platforms • Adobe Digital Editions software • Steps for transfer to device3. Questions & Discussion3/22/2012 Christine Jewell 3
Overview: Outside our Scope Today• Fully downloadable public domain titles• eBooks with portions that are downloadable – Limited by copyright restrictions – Including books on Scholars Portal• Chapter downloads – Publisher platforms, e.g. SpringerLink• Copy and paste to download 4
Overview: What will be Covered• Ebooks that can be downloaded for checkout – Platforms that provide this option – Collections available on these platforms• Procedures – Digital rights management (DRM) – Getting it on your reader3/22/2012 5
Platforms• EBL• Ebrary• EBSCOhost3/22/2012 Footer Text 6
Collections• Ebooks on EBSCOhost (previously NetLibrary) – one user at a time, no early returns, loan period 1 – 21 days• Canadian Electronic Library ebrary – Canadian Publishers Collection • Over 60 leading Canadian publishers, over 10,000 titles – Canadian Public Policy Collection • over 16,000 titles from public interest groups• Publisher packages ebrary – Taylor & Francis 11,697 + – Cambridge 2,431 + – Oxford 5,038 + – Springer• Titles individually selected by selectors and e-reserves – EBL, ebrary3/22/2012 7
EBSCOhost• Collections – OCUL NetLibrary collections• Individual account – Create a MyEBSCOhost account • Can be used on any EBSCOhost databases • Log into your MyEBSCOhost to download• Loan period – 21 days for OCUL purchased; 7 for locally purchased – Warning: no early returns on EBSCOhost • Though they have promised to correct this3/22/2012 Footer Text 8
ebrary – Collections • Individually selected – Users determined by selector • CRKN packages – Unlimited • Not all titles are downloadable – E.g. Duke University Press – Create an individual ebrary account • Login required in order to download – Loan period • 14 days • Can be returned early3/22/2012 Footer Text 10
EBL – Proxy log-in required, even on campus – Collections • Individually selected and e-reserves • Non-linear lending model (effectively unlimited) – Loan period • Usually 1 – 7 days • Sometimes only 1 day – Personal account • Includes your bookshelf that keeps track of your recently accessed items3/22/2012 Footer Text 12
Digital Rights Management (DRM) • Adobe Digital Editions (ADE) 1. Download software to personal computer 2. Create an Adobe ID 3. Authorize the computer • Up to 6 computers/devices can be authorized3/22/2012 14
Transfer to your Device• Connect your device – ADE will list it as one of the bookshelves – ADE will prompt authorization• Supported devices – Not supported • Kindle • iPAD/iPhone, • Blackberry Playbook • Android3/22/2012 15
iOS• iPad, iPhone – These don’t show up as a bookshelf in ADE – Get the free Bluefire app from the app store – Connect device to computer with iTunes and ADE • Select device • Open the Apps tab • Bluefire will be listed in the File Sharing section • Click on “add” and go to My Digital Editions folder • Select the title – Selected book is transferred to device3/22/2012 18
Useful Links• EBSCOhost Downloading Tutorials• ebrary’s Download Feature• Digital Editions Supported Devices• Bluefire Reader Support Center• Aldiko Book Reader Android app3/22/2012 19
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