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1 v.2010 | © OverDrive, Inc | Page 1 v | © OverDrive, Inc | Page 1v | © OverDrive, Inc | Page 1 Learn how to browse, borrow and enjoy OverDrive titles from your library’s digital website. Add library banner image here Instructions for using the Patron Training Template: 1.Focus the presentation on formats that your library offers. 2.Feel free to delete images and slides that don't apply. 3.Add images of your library's Virtual Branch website where possible. Instructions for using the Patron Training Template: 1.Focus the presentation on formats that your library offers. 2.Feel free to delete images and slides that don't apply. 3.Add images of your library's Virtual Branch website where possible. Just the Basics

2 v | © OverDrive, Inc | Page 2 Agenda 1. Overview 2. User Experience  Browse  Borrow  Enjoy  Software  Help 3. Demonstration Browse, borrow, & enjoy 4. Staff resources

3 v | © OverDrive, Inc | Page 3 Your OverDrive digital library How does it work?  Borrow and enjoy using a library card.  Read in browser with OverDrive Read.OverDrive Read  Download to computers, tablets, and mobile devices.  Transfer to devices like the Apple ® iPod ® and Barnes & Noble Nook®.  Accessibility features for the visually impaired.

4 v | © OverDrive, Inc | Page 4 v | © OverDrive, Inc | Page 4v | © OverDrive, Inc | Page 4 User Experience

5 v | © OverDrive, Inc | Page 5 New home page Account Help Browse Search Formats Availability Add to Wish List

6 v | © OverDrive, Inc | Page 6 Browse Viewing options Faceted search Filter by availability

7 v | © OverDrive, Inc | Page 7 Borrow One-click samples and borrowing

8 v | © OverDrive, Inc | Page 8 Enjoy Read in browser Download other formats

9 v | © OverDrive, Inc | Page 9 OverDrive Read Instantly sample and read eBooks  No set up required.  See book, read book.  Read online and offline.  Customize the font, size, justification, spacing and theme.  Reading position and bookmarks sync across sessions and devices.  Works best with Chrome, Firefox, IE10 and Safari.* *Will need Google Chrome Frame Plugin or OverDrive Read Basic version for older browsers (IE 7, 8, 9). For more information, visit

10 v | © OverDrive, Inc | Page 10 Software you should know OverDrive Media Console ► Free app for Windows / Mac and mobile devices. ► Download titles to a computer, tablet, or smartphone. ► Transfer from a computer to portable players, and burn to CD. Adobe Digital Editions ► Read eBooks on Windows / Mac. ► Transfer to an eBook reader. ► Take notes, bookmarks, print.

11 v | © OverDrive, Inc | Page 11 OverDrive Media Console – mobile app Get the free app from any OverDrive-powered site, as well as:

12 v | © OverDrive, Inc | Page 12 OverDrive Help For staff and end users: Articles Browse, search, , share. Device Resource Center Explore devices that can be used with eBooks and audiobooks. Videos Short how-to videos covering popular mobile devices and more.

13 v.2010 | © OverDrive, Inc | Page 13 v | © OverDrive, Inc | Page 13v | © OverDrive, Inc | Page 13 Demonstration Help Browse Borrow Enjoy Software Account Bookshelf Holds Wish List

14 v.2010 | © OverDrive, Inc | Page 14 v | © OverDrive, Inc | Page 14v | © OverDrive, Inc | Page 14 Demonstration Outline 1. Introduce website. 2. Help resources. 3. Browse, borrow, enjoy Step 1: Browse. A. Detail jacket cover features: Format, availability, and wish list. B. Browsing options: Featured collections. Quick / Advanced search. Faceted search options. C. Open a details page. Step 2: Borrow a title for each format Step 3: Enjoy Open an OverDrive Read title. A.Navigate through the pages. B.Show menu options. C.Bookmark title for offline reading. Download audiobook / music / video title to OverDrive Media Console. A. Play sample, explain playback features. B. Transfer to a device. C. Burn (audiobook) to CD. Download an EPUB / PDF eBook to Adobe Digital Editions. A. Highlight features of 'Reading' view. Full text searching. View options. Navigation panel. B. Highlight features of 'Library' view. Item options: Open, delete, transfer, early return. C. Transfer to an eBook reader. 4. Place a hold on a title. 5. Show Account features Bookshelf Holds Lists Settings Demonstrate OverDrive's mobile app on Android, BlackBerry, iPhone / iPad / iPod touch, or Windows Phone.

15 v | © OverDrive, Inc | Page 15 What’s an Adobe ID? Want to see exactly how it’s done? Watch our videos on OverDrive Help.videos First-time eBook users will be prompted to activate their computer or device. Authorizing with an Adobe ID allows a user to access a title on up to 6 computers and devices.

16 v | © OverDrive, Inc | Page 16 What is the Windows Media Player Security Upgrade? Windows Computers: First-time users of OverDrive Media Console will be prompted to complete a one- time security upgrade for Windows Media Player. Follow the prompts to complete the upgrade. Need help? View this article on OverDrive Help to see how to run the upgrade.View this article on OverDrive Help

17 v | © OverDrive, Inc | Page 17 Try this… ► Browse, borrow and enjoy:  Open Read titles on several devices and/or computers.  Download an eBook and transfer to an eBook reader.  Download an audiobook and transfer to a device. ► Explore features of your digital library:  Place a hold/retrieve a hold.  Add a title to a wish list.  View your Account.  View your Bookshelf. ► Visit Help resources:  How-To videos How-To videos  OverDrive Help OverDrive Help  Device Resource Center Device Resource Center


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