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eBook/eReader Tutorials

eBook/eReader Online Tutorials

Schedule an eBook Appointment
Get one-to-one assistance with an eBook expert.

Find eBooks & eAudio
... with Download Options

HCPL Digital Media Catalog
(Fiction/Nonfiction - Download eBooks, eAudio, Movies, & Music)

EBSCO eBooks 
(Nonfiction mainly - Read online; select titles available for download)

eSelect
eBooks from independent authors and publishers.

OneClickdigital
(Fiction/Nonfiction - Download eAudio to a computer or Apple device)

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... Online Only

Encyclopedia of Popular Music (LSCS)
(Popular music reference - 1900 to the present)

Gale Virtual Reference Library (LSCS)
(Full-text, searchable reference sets)

Naxos Music Library (LSCS)
(75,000+ tracks plus related text information about the musical works.)

Safari Tech Books Online
(Technology - reference for programmers and IT professionals)

STAT!Ref (LSCS)
(Healthcare - cross-search more than 35 medical resources)

TumbleBook Library
(Animated books for children)

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Text
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 The OverDrive app (free) or OverDrive desktop software (free) is required to read/listen to eBooks (EPUB) and eAudio (MP3) from the library digital catalog.

 The app and/or software must be downloaded before attempting to download/transfer from the digital catalog. 

Step 2 - Download Required App/Software from iTunes

Click on a tutorial link to view step-by-step instructions on downloading mobile app. 

iOS Device

Required App/Software

 File Type*

Tutorial

iPad

iPhone

iPod Touch


OverDrive App

MP3
WMA*

OverDrive App Download
tutorial


Adobe Account
 EPUB (excluding 1st Gen. iPhone)  
iPod Classic, Mini, Nano

OverDrive Desktop
Software

MP3*
(manual transfer required)
OverDrive Software Downlaod
tutorial
iTunes
* To download and transfer a WMA eAudio book, skip to Step 4.
* To manually transfer MP3, skip to Step 4.

 

Step 3 - Download eBooks/eAudio with Mobile App

Download with App

Required App

File Type*

Tutorial

Only titles from the the HCPL Digital Media Catalog are available to download directly to an iOS device.

OverDrive App

MP3
EPUB

Checkout/Download
eBooks/eAudio
with app
tutorial

* To download and transfer a WMA eAudio book, please skip to Step 4.
* To manually transfer MP3 and EPUB, skip to Step 4.

 

Step 4 - Manually Transfer eBook/eAudio to iOS Device

a. Download Software to Computer  

Device

Software

File Type**

Tutorial

iPad
iPhone
iPod Touch
iPod Classic, Mini, Nano

OverDrive
Software


iTunes

MP3
WMA**

OverDrive Software Download
tutorial

iPad
iPhone
(excluding 1st Gen. iPhone)
iPod Touch

Adobe Digital Editions (ADE) Software

iTunes

EPUB

Adobe Digital Editions (ADE) Download
tutorial

 ** WMA files can only be transferred to iOS devices synced to a PC.

 

b. Download eBook/eAudio to Computer

HCPL Digital Media Library

Help, FAQs

Offers thousands of books, fiction and nonfiction as well as music and movies.  All titles are available for download to a Windows PC.

Download File Type  Required Software   
eAudio MP3
WMA**
OverDrive Software  
eBooks EPUB Adobe Digital Editions (ADE)  
** WMA files can only be transferred to iOS devices synced to a PC.

 

c. Transfer eBook/eAudio to iOS Device   

Device

Software

File Type

Tutorial

iPad
iPhone
iPod Touch
iPod Classic, Mini, Nano

OverDrive Software

iTunes

MP3
WMA

coming soon

iPad
iPhone
(excluding 1st Gen. iPhone)
iPod Touch

Adobe Digital Editions (ADE) Software

iTunes

EPUB

 coming soon


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Maintained by: D.Scott-Reference Librarian
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