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  1. 1. An Introduction to R.E.A.D.S A Guide to Help our Patrons Download Books Cecilie Maynor
  2. 2. LIS-557 6 January 20112 Many of our Patrons Found the Nook under the Christmas Tree… (Uncrate, 2011)
  3. 3. What is R.E.A.D.S? LIS-557 6 January 2011 3  It is an Audiobook and eBook Download System  It is Free  It is User-Friendly  …And it is on Linebaugh Library’s Web site!
  4. 4. LIS-557 6 January 20114 Why R.E.A.D.S?  Handheld reading devices are becoming more and more popular.  Also, many of our patrons commute to Nashville every day which means many hours on the road. For them R.E.A.D.S is a useful alternative to CD books. By downloading books to their iPods or MP3 players they can easily listen to books on the road.
  5. 5. A Simple Set-Up Guide LIS-557 6 January 2011 5
  6. 6. Click on My R.E.A.D.S Account LIS-557 6 January 2011 6
  7. 7. LIS-557 6 January 20117 Choose Highland Rim and then Linebaugh Public Library in the Drop Down Menu
  8. 8. Type Library Card Number LIS-557 6 January 2011 8
  9. 9. Choose the Correct Format and Search for Books LIS-557 6 January 2011 9
  10. 10. •Nook •Koobo •Sony Reader •Literati Reader •Pandigital Novel These eBook Readers work with Adobe EPUB and PDF Books 10 LIS-557 6 January 2011
  11. 11. LIS-557 6 January 201111  After having added the item to the cart and confirmed checkout the patron will be asked to download the needed software to read the audiobook or eBook.  More information about software can be found in the Help - Quick Start Guide.
  12. 12. Good luck and thank you so much for your time! Any Questions or Comments? 12 LIS-557 6 January 2011
  13. 13. Work Cited LIS-557 6 January 2011 13 R.E.A.D.S. (2011). R.E.A.D.S regional ebook & audiobook download system. Retrieved from 40BC-8189-32ABDDA58940/10/337/en/Default.htm UNKRATE. (2011). Nook. Retrieved from