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How to use Netlibrary to download eaudiobooks

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  1. 1. Downloadable eAudiobooks Through Netlibrary
  2. 2. What are eAudiobooks? <ul><li>Digital versions of audiobooks that are available through the Internet </li></ul><ul><li>Can be played through Windows Media player, NetLibrary Media Center, or iTunes </li></ul><ul><li>Can be played on an MP3 or iPod </li></ul><ul><li>Can be checked out for 3 weeks and renewed once </li></ul><ul><li>Can check out up to 10 at a time </li></ul>
  3. 3. Do I need special equipment? <ul><li>Use one of the following applications for downloading eAudiobooks and listening to them on your computer or compatible portable device: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>NetLibrary Media Center (for eAudiobooks in protected WMA or MP3 format) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Windows Media Player 9.0-11.0 (for eAudiobooks in protected WMA or MP3 format) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>iTunes 8.0-8.2 (for eAudiobooks in MP3 format only) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>An account with NetLibrary </li></ul><ul><li>Optional: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Portable listening device: MP3 or iPod </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. How do I get an account with NetLibrary? <ul><li>You must be in Hackley Public Library to set up an account </li></ul><ul><li>From the NetLibrary site: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Click on “Create Free Account” in the upper right hand corner </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fill in all the fields </li></ul></ul><ul><li>From the Catalog </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Click on the title of an eAudiobook to get the full record </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Click on the link in the “Connect to” box </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Follow directions above </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. NetLibrary Main Page Create Free Account
  6. 6. Creating an Account
  7. 7. Library Catalog eAudiobook Title
  8. 8. Full Record of eAudiobook Connect to box: Takes you to the main NetLibrary Screen
  9. 9. Portable Listening Devices <ul><li>You can listen to eAudiobooks on a wide range of portable listening devices, including portable music players and portable media centers from Apple, Creative Labs, Samsung, Toshiba, and other manufacturers. </li></ul><ul><li>To have an optimal experience when listening to an eAudiobook, it is recommended that you select devices that support features such as bookmarking and full time stamping and have a storage capacity of at least 1GB, since the average CD quality eAudiobook file size is 140 MB. </li></ul><ul><li>Please note: not all devices will support all NetLibrary eAudiobook file formats . </li></ul><ul><li>Supported Devices </li></ul>
  10. 10. How do I find eAudiobooks <ul><li>Search from home! </li></ul><ul><li>Search the online catalog </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Books that are available as eAudiobooks have the eAudiobook logo </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You can search for eAudiobooks only by doing an author search using “NetLibrary, inc” as the author </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Search NetLibrary </li></ul>
  11. 11. Author Search Limit to Hackley
  12. 12. NetLibrary Search eAudiobook Search
  13. 13. Downloading <ul><li>From the Catalog </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Click on the title, then the “Connect to” link </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Log in to your account </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Click on Download this eAudiobook </li></ul></ul><ul><li>From Netlibrary </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Click on Download this eAudiobook </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Download Book Click here
  15. 15. Download options Use for listening to on a portable device Use with a slow connection Use to renew
  16. 16. NetLibrary Media Center
  17. 17. Media Center <ul><li>Makes Downloading easier </li></ul><ul><li>Downloads directly to your portable device </li></ul>
  18. 18. Need Help? NetLibrary Help
  19. 19. Help for eAudiobooks eAudiobook Help
  20. 20. More Help from NetLibrary Frequently asked Questions Demos and Quickstart Guides Email help
  21. 21. Happy Listening!