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Intro To E Books And E Audio

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Intro To E Books And E Audio

  1. 1. Introduc)on  to  eBooks  and   eAudiobooks
  2. 2. Introduc)on  to  eBooks   • Your  Instructor: Kathryn  Bergeron Systems  Librarian 248/554-­‐4650 Kathryn.Bergeron@baldwinlib.org
  3. 3. Agenda (1)What  You’ll  Need (2)Two  Types:  eBooks  vs.  eAudiobooks (3)eAudiobooks (4)eBooks
  4. 4. Computer  &  Internet  Use  @  the   Library (1)Acceptable  Use  Policy (1)Obey  all  laws  regarding  copyright (2)No  obscene/harmful  to  minors  material (3)No  damage  to  equipment  or  network (4)No  personal  soEware (5)No  illegal  ac)vi)es
  5. 5. What  Your  Need (1)A  computer  (with  the  Internet) (2)Free  SoQware  (Windows  Media  Player  11   and/or  iTunes  version  8) (3)A  Baldwin  Public  Library  Card  (for  Overdrive) (4)A  portable  player   (1)MP3  player  –  Zune,  Crea)ve  Zen,  etc   (2)iPod/iPhone/iPad  (audio  only) (3)eBook  Reader  –  Sony  Reader,  Nook,  etc…
  6. 6. eBooks  vs.  eAudiobooks eBooks eAudio
  7. 7. eBooks  vs.  eAudiobooks eBooks eAudio
  8. 8. eBooks  vs.  eAudiobooks eBooks eAudiobooks • Read  on  your   • Listen  on  your   computer computer • Some  work  on  a   • They  work  with   Sony  Reader MP3  players • Some  your  read   online  (no   • Many  work  with   downloading) your  iPod • ePub,  pdf,   • WMA,  MP3 mobipocket
  9. 9. Finding  Books:  The  Catalog (1)h^p://catalog.baldwinlib.org (2)Find  a  book (3)eBooks/eAudio  are  marked:  [electronic   resource] (4)Open  the  record (5)Click  the  “Catalog  Record”  tab (6)Click  the  link  next  to  “HTTP” (1) This  will  bring  you  to  the  item’s  record
  10. 10. Example:  Julie  and  Julia hGp://catalog.baldwinlib.org
  11. 11. Example:  Julie  and  Julia hGp://catalog.baldwinlib.org
  12. 12. Example:  Julie  and  Julia
  13. 13. Example:  Julie  and  Julia
  14. 14. Example:  Julie  and  Julia
  15. 15. Example:  Julie  and  Julia
  16. 16. Example:  Julie  and  Julia
  17. 17. Example:  Julie  and  Julia
  18. 18. Example:  Julie  and  Julia
  19. 19. Example:  Julie  and  Julia
  20. 20. Example:  Julie  and  Julia
  21. 21. Finding  Books:  MetroNet (1) Browse  using  the  menus  at  leE (2) Search  using  the  search  box   above (3) “Buried  Treasure”:  Things   you’d  never  try  to  search  for   that  you  just  might  enjoy hGp://ebooks.metronet.lib.mi.us/F8876A29-­‐C550-­‐4180-­‐B433-­‐20E2F6E01FF9/10/232/en/Default.htm Or  access  it  from  our  eAudiobooks  page:  hGp://www.baldwinlib.org/audiobooks-­‐2/  
  22. 22. Our  eBooks/eAudiobooks  Website The  First  Step
  23. 23. Our  eBooks/eAudiobooks  Website The  First  Step
  24. 24. Our  eBooks/eAudiobooks  Website The  First  Step
  25. 25. Our  eBooks/eAudiobooks  Website The  First  Step
  26. 26. Our  eBooks/eAudiobooks  Website The  First  Step
  27. 27. Our  eBooks/eAudiobooks  Website The  First  Step
  28. 28. Our  eBooks/eAudiobooks  Website The  First  Step
  29. 29. Gehng  Started First,  answer  3  ques)ons: (1) Am  I  using  a  PC  or  a  Mac? (2) Am  I  downloading  an  eBook?  Or  an  eAudiobook? (3) What  format  is  the  book  in?  MP3?  WMA?  ePud?  Adobe   PDF?  Mobipocket? Then,  use  the  quick  start  guide  to  get  started
  30. 30. Gehng  Started Three  steps: (1)Download  and  Install  Free  SoQware (2)Ac)vate  the  SoQware (3)Check  out,  Download,  Enjoy!
  31. 31. Gehng  Started (1)Downloading  Free  SoQware: (1)eBooks:  Adobe  Digital  edi)ons (2)eAudio:  Overdrive  Media  Console  (WMA  and   MP3)
  32. 32. eAudiobooks 1. Two  Formats:  MP3  vs.  WMA 2. Downloading  Audiobooks 1. Gehng  started 2. From  now  on…
  33. 33. WMA  vs.  MP3
  34. 34. WMA  vs.  MP3 WMA MP3 • Windows  Media   • MPEG-­‐1  Audio  Layer   3 Audio • Works  on  both   • Works  on  any   Windows  and  Mac   Windows   Computers Computer • Uses  Windows   • Uses  Windows   Media  Player  or   iTunes Media  Player • Works  on  MP3   • Works  on  most   players,  iPods,  and   MP3  players iPhones
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  57. 57. Gehng  Started This  Last  Step  is  only  for  PC  Users
  58. 58. Gehng  Started This  Last  Step  is  only  for  PC  Users
  59. 59. Gehng  Started This  Last  Step  is  only  for  PC  Users
  60. 60. Gehng  Started This  Last  Step  is  only  for  PC  Users
  61. 61. Gehng  Started This  Last  Step  is  only  for  PC  Users
  62. 62. Gehng  Started This  Last  Step  is  only  for  PC  Users
  63. 63. Gehng  Started This  Last  Step  is  only  for  PC  Users
  64. 64. WMA  vs.  MP3
  65. 65. WMA  vs.  MP3 WMA MP3 • Windows  Media   • MPEG-­‐1  Audio  Layer   3 Audio • Works  on  both   • Works  on  any   Windows  and  Mac   Windows   Computers Computer • Uses  Windows   • Uses  Windows   Media  Player  or   iTunes Media  Player • Works  on  MP3   • Works  on  most   players,  iPods,  and   MP3  players iPhones
  66. 66. From  Now  On Browse,  Check  Out,  Download 1.  Browse
  67. 67. From  Now  On Browse,  Check  Out,  Download 1.  Browse
  68. 68. From  Now  On Browse,  Check  Out,  Download 2.  Check  Out
  69. 69. From  Now  On Browse,  Check  Out,  Download 2.  Check  Out
  70. 70. From  Now  On Browse,  Check  Out,  Download 2.  Check  Out
  71. 71. From  Now  On Browse,  Check  Out,  Download 2.  Check  Out
  72. 72. From  Now  On Browse,  Check  Out,  Download 2.  Check  Out
  73. 73. From  Now  On Browse,  Check  Out,  Download 2.  Check  Out
  74. 74. From  Now  On Browse,  Check  Out,  Download 2.  Check  Out
  75. 75. From  Now  On Browse,  Check  Out,  Download 3.  Download
  76. 76. From  Now  On Browse,  Check  Out,  Download 3.  Download
  77. 77. From  Now  On Browse,  Check  Out,  Download 3.  Download
  78. 78. From  Now  On Browse,  Check  Out,  Download 3.  Download
  79. 79. From  Now  On Browse,  Check  Out,  Download 3.  Download
  80. 80. From  Now  On Browse,  Check  Out,  Download 3.  Download
  81. 81. From  Now  On Browse,  Check  Out,  Download 3.  Download
  82. 82. From  Now  On Browse,  Check  Out,  Download 3.  Download
  83. 83. From  Now  On Browse,  Check  Out,  Download 3.  Download
  84. 84. eBooks 1. Three Formats: ePub, PDF, Mobipocket 2. Downloading eBooks 1. Getting started 2. From now on…
  85. 85. ePub  vs.  PDF
  86. 86. ePub  vs.  PDF ePub PDF • Reflowable  text • Defined  text • Works  on  any   • Works  on  any   computer computer • Works  with  most   • Works  with  some   eReaders eReaders
  87. 87. eBooks (1)Quick  Start (2)Download  Adobe  Digital  Edi)ons (3)Choose  a  book! (4)Check  out  the  book (5)Download  the  book
  88. 88. Gehng  Started
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  95. 95. Gehng  Started It will ask you to create an account, at some point. Make sure that the account that you create in Adobe Digital Editions, matches the one that you made for your Sony Reader or Nook
  96. 96. Gehng  Started
  97. 97. From  Now  On….
  98. 98. From  Now  On….
  99. 99. From  Now  On….
  100. 100. From  Now  On…. Click and Drag
  101. 101. From  Now  On…. The book will be added to your Nook/Sony Reader. In the Nook, it will be added to the “My Documents” section
  102. 102. Congratula)ons!
  103. 103. Tips  for  Mac  Users (1) WMA  books  will  not  work  on  a  Mac (2) Overdrive  makes  it  easy  to  browse  for  MP3   books,  click  on  the  icon  shown  at  leQ (3) You  can  also  search  for  MP3  books  in  the  top   bar (4) To  search  for  MP3s  in  NetLibrary  change  the   format  to  “MP3”  and  click  “Search”  (if  you’re   browsing,  leave  the  Search  Box  blank)
  104. 104. Computer  One-­‐on-­‐Ones (1)We  do  offer  computer  one-­‐on-­‐ones (2)30  minutes  with  a  librarian  to  upload  soQware   (if  you  have  a  laptop)  and  learn  the  eBook/ eAudiobooks  soQware  (with  or  without  a   laptop (3)Free! (4)Call  to  make  an  appointment  248-­‐554-­‐4650 (5)Or  call  the  same  number  with  ques)ons   during  business  hours
  105. 105. For  more  informa)on… Kathryn  Bergeron Systems  Librarians 248/554-­‐4650 Kathryn.Bergeron@baldwinlib.org Presenta)on  Slides  Available  at: h^p://www.slideshare.net/baldwin/intro-­‐to-­‐ebooks

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