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  • 1. Download for CheckoutSome platforms provide an option to downloadan entire book for a loan period. This sessionwill describe these platforms, the collectionsthat are available on them, the digital rightsmanagement software required, and how totransfer the book to a mobile device.8/7/2012 1
  • 2. Download for Checkout Borrow ebooks to read on your mobile device
  • 3. Agenda • Platforms that support borrowing • Collections available on these platforms • Adobe Digital Editions software • Steps for transfer to device8/7/2012 Christine Jewell 3
  • 4. 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
  • 5. 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 reader8/7/2012 5
  • 6. Platforms• EBSCOhost• ebrary• EBL8/7/2012 Footer Text 6
  • 7. Collections• Ebooks on EBSCOhost (previously NetLibrary) – Mostly one user at a time, no early returns, loan period up to 7 or 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 CRKN ebrary – Taylor & Francis 11,697 + – Cambridge 2,431 + – Oxford 5,038 + – Springer• Titles individually selected by selectors and e-reserves – EBL, ebrary8/7/2012 7
  • 8. EBSCOhost• Collections – OCUL NetLibrary collections – Individually selected• User 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 this8/7/2012 Footer Text 8
  • 9. 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 early8/7/2012 Footer Text 9
  • 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 items8/7/2012 Footer Text 10
  • 11. 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 authorized8/7/2012 11
  • 12. 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 • Android8/7/2012 12
  • 13. Adobe Digital Editions (ADE)8/7/2012 13
  • 14. 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 device8/7/2012 14
  • 15. Useful Links• EBSCOhost Downloading Tutorials• ebrary’s Download Feature• Digital Editions Supported Devices• Bluefire Reader Support Center• Aldiko Book Reader Android app8/7/2012 15