E Books

        

 Enjoy a quick and easy way to access young adult e-books from anywhere

 

Maribyrnong Secondary College OverDrive

 

Brief Guideline

1. Log in to Maribyrnong Secondary College OverDrive: http://maribsc.lib.overdrive.com or use the OverDrive app (for first time users please see below)

2. Library card number:your school computer username

3. Searching for Books

     To find books you can:

  • Enter your search term in the search box; or
  • Click on advanced search and search by Title, Author, Subject, Format
  • In advanced search click "Show only titles with copies available" at the bottom of the page.

4. Borrowing Books

  • You can borrow 3 books at a time for three weeks
  • Select a book
  • Tap Borrow to view available formats for the book
  • Select
  • Select Download (EPUB eBook) or you can select Read (in your Browser)
  • The ebook wil appear on another screen
  • To read the ebook tap on it and it will open
  • To read EPUB eBooks, you will also need to authorize your device with an Adobe ID.

5. To read the book once you have logged out

  • Log in to OverDrive
  • Tap the three lines that appear on the top left hand side corner.
  • Tap on Bookshelf
  • Select the book that you are reading and it will open

6.  Reservations

  • Select wait once you clicked on the book
  • You can have up to 2 reservations
  • You will receive an email notification when it becomes available for you to borrow
  • You have 3 days to check out your reservation after OverDrive emails you a notification

7.  Returning Books

  • Some titles can be returned before they expire
  • You can return any title early immediately after borrowing via the Locker, if you haven’t selected a format or downloaded it
  • Return an EPUBbook from your Bookshelf.  Tap and hold the ebook for the Return, Delete and Share options
  • After you return titles, you need to refresh your browser or sign out and then sign back in again to borrow another book

 First time users of iPad App

  1. Select Get Books+ (top right hand side corner)
  2. Tap on  +  Add a Library and enter Maribyrnong Secondary College
  3. Select: Maribyrnong Secondary College

For more information

http://help.overdrive.com

On an iPad

  •  Select OverDrive help from the bottom of the screen. 

For information about OverDrive Read please go to http://read.overdrive.com/about/faq

Please email MSC Library Staff: libstaff@maribsc.vic.edu.au