Download e books from the christchurch libraries overdrive resource

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  • 1.Christchurch city libraries overdrive E-book downloading tutorialPresenter XIN(AMBER) LISTUDENT ID: 300276344 Date: 01/06/2012

2. IntroductionWelcome to the Christchurch city libraries tutorial fordownloading eBooks which the collection come fromoverdrive: The Global Digital Distribution eBooks &Audio books.This tutorial shows you how to download e-bookfrom the Christchurch city libraries overdrive online ITeBook resources specifically. 3. After completing this tutorial, you should be able to:* Access downloadable e-Books via Overdrive.* Know types of e-Book formats.* Understand structure of digital library* Use browsing and search options* Place holds and check out digital titles* Download digital media to PC* Transfer media from PC to e-Book device 4. AudienceThis tutorial is targeted at IT studentsand professionals specifically whowish to borrow computing andinformation technologies e-Booksfrom the Christchurch city librariesoverdrive site. 5. Overdrive eBooks formats Adobe PDF: Traditional eBook in Adobe documents formatEPUB: New Adobe format Digital version ofphysical books. 6. Before getting startValid Christchurch library card A computer - Running windows XPwith valid online password; or higher; Be able to access internet;A compatible e-Book readerwith data cable 7. Please note thisdemonstration use Sony e-Book reader,some steps may a little different depends onwhat type of reader you have at home. 8. Access Overdrive digital libraryClicking here to access Overdrive WelcomingPage 9. Clicking hereto accessresourcepage 10. Overdrive website Structure Search ToolsNavigation Menu:eBook FictioneBook NonfictionAudiobook FictionDigital MediaAudiobookCollection Division:Nonfiction * New eBooksChildrens & Teens* New AudiobooksCollections* Recently ReturnedAudiobooks * Recently ReturnedeBooks * Most Downloaded * Hidden Gems 11. The first thing after youaccess to overdrive resource mainpage is to login using your validlibrary card number and password.Or, the system will ask you to loginwith your information when youtry to check out books. 12. Install Authorise Adobe DigitalEditionsTo enable eBook reader from overdrive resource, youllneed Adobe Digital Editions (ADE) to sync eBooks fromyour computer to device 13. Installation of Adobe Digital Editions(1)Click "Adobe Digital Editions" onthe "Software Downloads" Tab 14. Installation of Adobe Digital Editions(2)Click Download Adobe DigitalEditions to access Adobe DigitalEditions software website:http://www.adobe.com/products/digitaleditions/ 15. Installation of Adobe Digital Editions(3)Clicking Install, then Setup Assistant dialog box is displayed.Clicking ContinueUnder Authorize Computer, enter the email address and password for your Adobe ID.(Click get an Adobe ID online if you dont have an ID)Follow the instructions to sign up for an Adobe IDReturn to the activation screen.Enter the email address and password for your Adobe account.Click ActivateClick Finish to close the Setup Assistant dialog box. 16. Search for IT booksTo find an IT eBooks, enter a term andchoose a search type from the dropdownlist.The default search type for this option isAll. You may choose Advanced search by click Advanced search on right side of single search box. The advanced tool allow you to enter search term more specifically, the default fields for options are all. For search IT books, please select Computer Technology in Subject field. 17. Browse for IT books 1. Click Computer andTechnology undernavigation menu eBookNonfiction2. Browser your desirable IT booksFeatures: You may enter the term in Search tool Resources may sort by 5 types; 18. Understand Item screen On the item screen, yousee that this book has been checked out and is not available at thismoment. You could send a request to hold this book for you when the only copy isreturned. To do so, clickon Place a hold Under Format Information, you can see what format of e-book available. For this book, only EPUB format is available. Release date & ISBNinformation shows here as well. 19. Check out process(1) If there`s available copy, the button Add to bookcart will display; To process check out for your desirable book, straight click Add to bookcart button for checking out. 20. Check out process(2)Clicking Remove button to deleteexisting book from My Bookcart ifIf you wish to add more you decide not borrowing the book.books in My BookcartClicking Continue Browsing If you want to finish browser books and go to checkout books in My Bookcart, clicking Proceed to Checkout 21. Check out process(3) Click Confirm Checkout button for checkout confirmation 22. Download Click Downloadbutton to downloadbooks you borrowedChecked out & Expired Date shows on the rightside. From this screenshot, it means you areable to read this book from 5/06/12 which youborrowed on this day, and this electronica copywould be expired on 12/06/12 23. Transfer borrowed book into e-bookreader(1)After clicking button onoverdrive check out page, Adobe DigitalEditions(ADE) software should beautomatically pop up and downloadingbooks if installed properly;The right area of ADE shows how many books you borrowed&downlowed and stored in ADE database. 24. Transfer borrowed book into e-book reader(2)Connecting e-book reader to PC. Themodel will be shows in the bookshelveslist;For transfer borrowed books from SDEdatabase to e-book reader, simplydragging books, and drop into the devicemodel in bookshelves list.After sync finish, clicking e-bookdevice in the book shelves list inADE, the transferred booksshould be shows in your device;Disconnecting the eBook readerto complete all processes. 25. Enjoy! 26. Useful link for E-book readerQuick guide of compatible Overdrive deviceshttp://christchurchcitylibraries.com/Collections/Ebooks/Overdrive/Compatible-Devices/Detailed online help of Adobe Digital Editionshttp://help.overdrive.com/adobe-digital-editionsMore information about Overdrive e bookshttp://christchurchcitylibraries.com/Collections/Ebooks/Overdrive/ 27. FeedbackAs continuously wish to improve the tutorial, could youplease complete the online survey this will only take a few minutes. Thank you!http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/P86P7XG