Free audio books on your pc an introduction to califa overdrive downloadable audio books
Sponsored Links
This presentation is the property of its rightful owner.
1 / 11

Free Audio Books on Your PC: An Introduction to Califa/Overdrive Downloadable Audio Books PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 70 Views
  • Uploaded on
  • Presentation posted in: General

Free Audio Books on Your PC: An Introduction to Califa/Overdrive Downloadable Audio Books. Abbot Chambers Belvedere-Tiburon Library 14 April 2006 [email protected] 415.789.2665 x223. How It Works. 3. 2. 1. 4. 6. 5. 7. 827 Titles wma format 50 “always available” titles

Download Presentation

Free Audio Books on Your PC: An Introduction to Califa/Overdrive Downloadable Audio Books

An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Presentation Transcript


Free Audio Books on Your PC:An Introduction to Califa/Overdrive Downloadable Audio Books

Abbot Chambers

Belvedere-Tiburon Library

14 April 2006

[email protected]

415.789.2665 x223


How It Works

3.

2.

1.

4.

6.

5.

7.


827 Titles

wma format

50 “always available” titles

Login with Marin card

Lots of recent fiction, some business titles

Download in parts

One compression option

5 title maximum

No renewals

No early returns

CD burning (most titles)

as of 3/28/06

Califa/Overdrive Details


Califa/Overdrive: What You Need

  • Computer

  • Internet connection (high speed best)

  • MARINet library card and PIN

  • Overdrive Media Console

  • Windows Media Player 9 or higher

  • Speakers or headphones

  • wma-ready portable player (optional)


Califa/Overdrive: Step-by-Step

  • Begin at the Library home page (www.thelibrary.info)

  • Click on eBooks and Audio Books

  • Click on Califa Digital Book Download Center

  • Find a book by searching or browsing (Always Available Audio Books, All Overdrive Audio Books, and Advanced Search are the best ways to find titles)

  • Click Add to Bookbag

  • Click Proceed to Checkout

  • Sign in using your MARINet card and PIN

  • Confirm check out

Continued…


Califa/Overdrive: Step-by-Step 2

  • Download and install the Overdrive Media Console if you don’t have it already.

  • Click Download button (underneath the picture of the book cover) to open Overdrive and select destination folder and parts to download.

  • When download is finished, play the file on your computer within the Overdrive console or go to the destination folder to open the file in Windows Media Player and copy it to a portable digital device. Overdrive books may also be burned onto a CD.

  • To download Windows Media Player, go to http://www.microsoft.com/windows/windowsmedia/


Screen by Screen:

Getting to the Library’s Califa/OverdriveDownloadable Audio Book Collection(via the NetLibrary eContent platform)


Begin at:

www.thelibrary.info

Click on eBooks and Audio Books


Continue to the:

Downloadable Books Page

links to the Recorded Books and Califa/Overdrive audio book collections


Overdrive/Califa Audio Books

List of all available audio books

List of always available audio books


Finding a Portable Player

  • PlaysForSure:

    http://www.playsforsure.com/FindPortableDevices.aspx

  • Features to consider when buying a digital audio player: size of player, amount of storage, controls, battery life, resume capability, bookmarking

  • Places to shop: Best Buy, Amazon.com


  • Login