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Ebooks: The Newest Addition to NH Downloadable Audiobooks

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This is a simple get-started guide to using ebooks from OverDrive.

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Ebooks: The Newest Addition to NH Downloadable Audiobooks

  1. 1. Ebooks The newest addition to NH Downloadable Audiobooks
  2. 2. Enjoying ebooks from your library <ul><li>Download & Install Adobe Digital Editions. </li></ul><ul><li>Register for an Adobe account (or use your existing account. </li></ul><ul><li>Make sure you have installed the software necessary to use your reader. </li></ul><ul><li>Log into the New Hampshire site. </li></ul><ul><li>Browse for an ebook. </li></ul><ul><li>Check out and download an ebook. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Installing Adobe Digital Editions <ul><li>Download the Adobe Editions Installer. </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.adobe.com/products/digitaleditions/ </li></ul>
  4. 4. ADE Installation… <ul><li>Confirm the download of the installer… </li></ul>
  5. 5. Earlier editions… <ul><li>If you have a previous edition of the Adobe Digital Editions software, you must uninstall the old software. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Running the installer <ul><li>Launch the installer to start the installation process… </li></ul>
  7. 7. Installation setup <ul><li>Select your setup preferences. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Installation location <ul><li>Keep the default location unless you have a really good reason to change it. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Working…
  10. 10. Close the installer program
  11. 11. Read & Agree…
  12. 12. Authorize your computer <ul><li>From the “Library” menu, click on “Authorize Computer.” </li></ul><ul><li>You’ll be prompted to register for an Adobe ID or use your existing ID. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Register for an Adobe account <ul><li>Note: Only the fields with asterisks are required. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Authorize your computer…
  15. 15. Finished with ADE…
  16. 16. Using a Sony Reader <ul><li>If you regularly use your Sony Reader, you most likely have the necessary software installed on your computer. </li></ul><ul><li>If this is the first time using the Sony Reader, continue viewing this presentation. </li></ul>
  17. 17. Download the software <ul><li>Download the Reader Library software from: http://ebookstore.sony.com/download/ </li></ul><ul><li>Select PC or Mac software. </li></ul><ul><li>Run the installation wizard. </li></ul>
  18. 18. Authorize your reader
  19. 19. Reader authorized…
  20. 20. Sign into the site <ul><li>Click on “My Account” and find your library to sign in with your card number. </li></ul>
  21. 21. Browsing for ebooks <ul><li>Browse the ebook showcase collection or find more ebook collections on the left sidebar. </li></ul>
  22. 22. Advanced searching <ul><li>Sometimes the best way to browse this site is by searching! </li></ul>
  23. 23. Change format to EPUB
  24. 24. Browse available titles
  25. 25. Add an ebook to your cart…
  26. 26. Proceed to checkout…
  27. 27. Confirm your checkout
  28. 28. Download the ebook
  29. 29. Open with Reader Library!
  30. 30. Look in Reader Library…
  31. 31. Enjoy! Please contact your local librarian for more information.

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