Overdrive Digital Downloads

By , June 30, 2010 10:29 am

The Overdrive Digital Download Center is a one stop resource center for digital downloads of all formats. Digital Audiobooks, digital electronic books, digital video downloads and digital music are all available through this one site. The downloads work on a variety of formats including PCs or Macs, smart phones, iPods and MP3 players and even Sony e-book readers including the Nook.

Overdrive Digital Download Center

The Overdrive Digital Download Center (dbooks) is brought to you by our library, working with our local Eastern Shores Library System with other state library systems in the Wisconsin Public Library Consortium (WPLC). This is why the web address looks like it does.

Getting started with your Smartphone: eBook/Audiobooks-Smartphone

Getting started with your eBook Reader: eBook-Reader

Who should use this resource?

Everyone who wants more access to popular books and audiobooks on their own equipment.
Anyone who want to listen to audiobooks on their computer, smart phone, iPod or MP3 player.
Anyone who wants to burn a copy of an audiobook onto CD to listen in the car.
Anyone who wants to read new books on their tablet or smartphone.
Anyone who wants to access library services after hours and at home on their computer.

Why is it great?

Overdrive is our best solution for delivering popular and new digital content directly to you. Use your own devices to access additional content online in the same manner you look for and place holds in EasiCat.

Secret features:

Overdrive now allows for you to change the default check out period of one week (7 days) to two weeks (14 days) to allow you more time to read or listen to the items you have downloaded.

The help guides are great, please start with the top banner of selection guides to meet your needs.

Where can I find it?

Overdrive can be found here: Overdrive Digital Download Center

You will need to install the Overdrive Media Console to access audiobooks, videos and music (and yes there is an app for select smart phones). You may also need to install Adobe® Digital Editions for access to e-books.

To find items you will need to use the web based Overdrive Digital Download Center to check items out, to place holds and to manage your account. Then use the Overdrive Media Console and Adobe® Digital Editions to play and enjoy your selections.

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