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Welcome to the library's collection of digital eBook and audio downloads.

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Maryland's Digiral eLibrary Consortium

Below are detailed tutorials on how to use the OverDrive Media Console and Adobe Editions. If you are interested in transferring eBooks and MP3 audiobooks to your device, you must understand how to properly locate, install and use these applications. You will also find a tutorial on how to transfer books over to the Kindle. The great advantage with the Kindle is that you do not need to download any additional software.

OverDrive Media Console tutorials

Introduction to the OverDrive Media Console [pdf]

This tutorial introduces the OverDrive Media Console. The OverDrive Media console allows patrons to transfer MP3 audiobooks over to their eReader devices, such as the Nook. If you are a new to audiobooks, please refer to this tutorial.

OverDrive Media Console: Transferring an audiobook to the Nook [pdf]

This explains how to download a MP3 Audiobook from the Maryland Digital eLibrary Consortium Web site. It walks the patron through detailed steps from downloading a specific book to the computer and transferring it to their Nook. It is important to first download the OverDrive Media Console before you watch this tutorial. If you have not yet done so, you may watch the tutorial (Introduction to OverDrive Media Console) or you could just download the program.

Adobe Digital Editions tutorials

Introduction to Adobe Digital Editions [pdf]
If you are new to Adobe Digital Editions, this tutorial is perfect for you. It explains how to locate, download and install Adobe Digital Editions. It does require an Adobe ID, but setting up an account is free and easy. All you need is an e-mail address to setup an account. If you do not have an account, please refer to the Adobe Web site.

Adobe Digital Editions: Transferring an eBook to the Nook [pdf]
This tutorial briefly explains how to transfer an eBook to the Nook using Adobe Digital Editions. If you have not yet installed Adobe Digital Editions and need assistance, please refer to the previous tutorial. If you would just like to skip to the download, you may do so.

Amazon Kindle tutorials

Transferring a book to the Kindle via USB [flash]
Do you have a Kindle that does not support Wi-Fi? If so, this tutorial is perfect for you. If you are new to the Kindle or downloading books from Amazon, this tutorial will walk you through the process. Before you watch the tutorial, make sure you have an Amazon account setup because you will need to log into Amazon to download the file.