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eBooks: Download to Apple or Android Device

What is an ebook? It's a book in digital form that you read on a computer, ereader, or mobile device. This guide will help you search Cañada's ebook collections, download ebooks, and read them.

Search and View

1. Install the OverDrive Media Console app for downloading and viewing OverDrive ebooks

 



2. Search Overdrive by keyword, title or author






3. Select eBook from Results List






4. You may only download an eBook if it is available for checkout. Click Borrow to checkout the title and view full-text.

 




5. To Borrow the book, you must login by selecting your PLS library branch and entering your library card number





6. Select Download and check the Adobe EPUB ebook option to download the ebook to your device through the Overdrive Media Console app.





6. For the first time that you download an ebook to the Overdrive Media Console app, you will need to authorize the app through Adobe ID

How to authorize

A. A prompt to authorize displays the first time you download an eBook to OMC. Select OK.

B. Select Adobe authorization from the Settings menu. If the Settings menu does not open automatically, you can also get to the Adobe authorization section of the app at any time by tapping Settings from the app's Home menu

  • If you already have an Adobe ID:
    • Enter your Adobe ID and password.
    • Select Authorize.

  • If you do not have an Adobe ID:
    • Select Get a free Adobe ID. This will open Adobe's website.
    • Follow the steps to create a free Adobe ID.
    • Return to OMC, then go to Settings > Accounts.
    • Enter your newly created Adobe ID and password, then select Authorize.

 

 

How to authorize

  1. A prompt to authorize displays the first time you download an eBook to OMC for Windows 8. Select OK.

  2. Select Adobe authorization from the Settings menu.

- See more at: http://help.overdrive.com/article/0248/How-to-authorize-OverDrive-Media-Console-for-Windows-8-using-an-Adobe-ID#sthash.bM9EwDMz.dpuf

 

How to authorize

  1. A prompt to authorize displays the first time you download an eBook to OMC for Windows 8. Select OK.

  2. Select Adobe authorization from the Settings menu.

- See more at: http://help.overdrive.com/article/0248/How-to-authorize-OverDrive-Media-Console-for-Windows-8-using-an-Adobe-ID#sthash.bM9EwDMz.dpuf