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Using overdrive and indiana digital media

Using Overdrive and Indiana Digital Media

Service Learning Project for EDCI 660 B and the Tippecanoe County Public Library

Kelli Slack

Click the home button to go to the map.

Click the arrow to advance the slides


Using overdrive and indiana digital media

How does Overdrive Work?

What is Overdrive?

How Do I Download the Console?

What Devices Will Work?

What is the Media Console?

Click a button to explore the content

What is Indiana Digital Media?

What Kinds of Media Can I Download?

How Do I Use the OMC?

Where is the Indiana Digital Media Website?

How to Create an Adobe ID

How Do I Sign-In to Indiana Digital Media?

Downloading Adobe Digital Editions

Common Questions


What is overdrive

What is Overdrive?

  • A website that allows libraries to loan media to their patrons

  • An application that allows patrons to borrow media from libraries

  • A way for libraries to extend their services to patrons


How does overdrive work

How Does Overdrive Work?

  • Overdrive is a downloadable program

  • It is also an application for smartphones and tablets

  • After downloading the overdrive media console, media may be borrowed through a library consortium

  • Content is downloaded to the selected device and can then be accessed


What is the media console

What is the Media Console?

  • The Media Console is the interface through which users may borrow content

  • The Media console is downloaded to accepted devices

  • It can then be used to browse for, download, and access content through the Indiana Digital media website


What devices will work

What Devices Will Work?

  • Desktops and Laptops running Windows or Mac

  • Nook

  • Kindle

  • Most tablets

  • Most mobile devices

  • A list may be accessed here


How do i download the overdrive media console

How Do I Download the Overdrive Media Console

  • Desktop/

    Laptop

  • Tablet/ Mobile Device

  • What About E-Readers?


Desktop laptop

Desktop/Laptop

  • Download Correct Version

  • Run the Set-up program

  • Follow the Installer Instructions

  • Open the OMC


Tablet or mobile device

Tablet or Mobile Device

  • Download the Correct Version

  • Go to the Correct Site

  • Install the App on the Device

  • Click for Tablet Video


E reader

E-reader

  • E-readers are special

  • First the media needs to be downloaded to your desktop/laptop (except for the Kindle Fire)

  • Then you transfer the media to your device via your cable

  • A list of compatible devices is included here


Downloading the overdrive app to a tablet or mobile phone

Downloading the Overdrive App to a Tablet or Mobile Phone

  • Go to the App Store

  • Search for Overdrive

  • Install the App

  • Open the App


How do i use the omc

How Do I Use the OMC?

  • After checking out, media may be downloaded to the Overdrive Media Console

  • Drag the file to the OMC

  • Click ok to start the download

  • Your content is now accessible


Omc extended

OMC Extended

  • You can wait to download items after storing them in the OMC

  • You can transfer files to your mobile device using the transfer button in the OMC

    • The device must be connected to your laptop/desktop

  • Some media may be burned to CD using the Burn to CD button

    • If you click the Burn to CD button it will tell you if the license prohibits burning to CD

  • Currently, media may be deleted from the OMC before the due date, but they cannot be returned to the Indiana Digital Media Library for another patron to check out


What is indiana digital media

What is Indiana Digital Media?

  • Indiana Digital Media is the website and consortium through which TCPL patrons may access downloadable content


How do i find the indiana digital media website

How Do I Find the Indiana Digital Media Website?

  • First go to the TCPL website (www.tcpl.lib.in.us)

  • Then click Downloadables in the left column


How do i sign in to indiana digital media

How Do I Sign-In to Indiana Digital Media?

  • Once on the IDM website, click sign-in

  • Choose your library (TCPL)

  • Type in your library card number and password


What kinds of media can i borrow

What Kinds of Media Can I Borrow?

  • Ebooks

    • Graphic Novels

  • Audiobooks

  • Music

  • Videos


Downloading ebooks

Downloading Ebooks

  • First browse or search for the book you would like

  • Click “Add to Cart” under the appropriate format

    • Choose the format for your device and platform

  • Go to your cart and click “Proceed to Check out”

  • Confirm your checkout

  • Click the button to download the content

  • You may need an Adobe Digital ID to access content (more information)

  • Graphic Novels are different


How to create an adobe digital id

How to Create an Adobe Digital ID

  • Go to the Adobe ID website

  • Click “Create an Adobe Account”

  • Fill out the needed information

  • Click Continue

  • You now have an Adobe ID


Downloading adobe digital editions

Downloading Adobe Digital Editions

  • Go to the Adobe Digital Editions webpage

  • Click Launch

  • This will start the download process

  • Open Adobe Digital Editions

  • You may need to Authorize your Adobe Digital Editions program with your Adobe ID before you can access library items


Downloading graphic novels

Downloading Graphic Novels

  • First browse or search for the graphic novel you would like

  • Click “Add to Cart” under the appropriate format

    • Choose the format for your device and platform

  • Go to your cart and click “Proceed to Check out”

  • Confirm your checkout

  • Click the button to download the content


Downloading audiobooks

Downloading Audiobooks

  • First browse or search for the audiobook you would like

  • Click “Add to Cart” under the appropriate format

    • Choose the format for your device and platform

  • Go to your cart and click “Proceed to Check out”

  • Confirm your checkout

  • Click the button to download the content


Downloading music

Downloading Music

  • First browse or search for the music cd you would like

  • Click “Add to Cart” under the appropriate format

    • Choose the format for your device and platform

  • Go to your cart and “Proceed to Check out”

  • Confirm your checkout

  • Click the button to download the content


Downloading video content

Downloading Video Content

  • First browse or search for the video you would like

  • Click “Add to Cart” under the appropriate format

    • Choose the format for your device and platform

  • Go to your cart and “Proceed to Check out”

  • Confirm your checkout

  • Click the button to download the content


Common questions

Common Questions

  • Where do I go to borrow media?

    • The Indiana Digital Media Website

  • Where can I find the link?

    • Go the TCPL website and click on Downloadables in the left column

  • How long do I have to read/listen to my media?

    • As with regular library items, you may check items out for 14 days. There is also a 7 day option.

  • How many items may I check out?

    • You may check out ten items

  • Can I place an item on hold?

    • Yes, and just like a regular hold, the website will email you when the hold is available


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