Color LCD screen, e.g., Pandigital, Sony, etc., but not Kindles or Nooks

Color LCD screen, e.g., Pandigital, Sony, etc., but not Kindles or Nooks

Our library provides nine eBook collections your device.

  1. 3M Cloud (Video overview: http://tinyurl.com/m74y8pd)

  2. Freading (Video overview: http://tinyurl.com/lkh8ufy)

  3. Sunflower eLibrary (Written overview: http://tinyurl.com/pcxhxec)

  4. Enki (coming) (Video overview: http://tinyurl.com/pn7ksgp)

  5. Tumblebooks (FAQ: http://tinyurl.com/m5plf88 Tutorial: http://tinyurl.com/ltjquvc)

  6. Four research collections: Heritage Quest (genealogy), Genealogy Connect, EBSCO eBooks Collection and Non-fiction Collection.

 

Note: Collections 5 and 6 above are available for any device on the Web. Simply connect device to Wifi, open the Web browser and go to http://kslib.info/eor/ and, click the desired source. Ignore instructions below.

Hardware

Use computer/laptop for downloading eBooks and transferring on device.

SETTING UP

 

3M Cloud

Freading

Sunflower eLibrary

Enki (coming)

Registration

Ask your librarian for a Kansas Library Card.

Ask your librarian for a Kansas Library Card.

Ask your librarian for a local Library Card.

Ask your librarian for a Kansas Library Card.

Adobe Digital Editions software on computer for controlling access to library eBooks

Demonstration of downloading and installing Adobe Digital Editions on your computer or laptop and authorizing your computer or laptop at http://tinyurl.com/o8cresv.

  • Adobe Digital Editions software for Windows and Macintosh computers is at http://tinyurl.com/97mvmfr

  • Creating Adobe ID is at http://tinyurl.com/pgxk5mo (Requires and email, made up password, name, city, zip code.)

  • As the video says, transferring library eBooks to devices automatically authorizes devices.

  • Your copy of Adobe Digital Editions will allow transferring library eBooks into six devices.

GETTING EBOOKS

 

3M Cloud

Freading

Sunflower eLibrary

Enki (coming)

Where are the eBooks?

On computer or laptop, go to http://ebook.3m.com/library/kansas

 

In upper right corner, click Login.

Library Card ID: your PIN number

Pin/Password: birthdate – MM/DD/YYYY format

On your computer or laptop, go to http://www.kslc.org

Card Number: PIN #.

Birth Date: Your birthdate MM/DD/YYYY

Click “Submit” button.

In central yellow box, click Freading link.

On your computer or laptrop, go to http:// www.sunflowerelibrary.org/

In upper right corner click “Sign In”.

Type your library’s name.

Then your library card number.

On computer or laptop, go to:

 

 

Instructions

http://tinyurl.com/pn7ksgp

Ways to find titles on Web site

Browse by

Categories

 

Search by

Author or Title. Narrow by books available for checkout. Sort by Author, Title, Relevance, Rating, Date

Browse by

Many categories

 

Search by

Author, title, or category

Browse by

Media type and then subject.

 

Search by

Title or author. Narrow by subject, format, publisher, awards.

Browse by

Scroll of titles

 

Search by

Author, title, subject, ISBN, tag, series, publisher, etc. Limit to specific subject, author, format.

Video and Written instructions

Overviews

Video:

http://tinyurl.com/m74y8pd

 

Written:

http://tinyurl.com/mjeqt2o

Video:

http://tinyurl.com/lkh8ufy

 

Written:

http://tinyurl.com/mny33vt

Video:

http://tinyurl.com/ne754gb

 

[Scroll down to “Nook Tablets”. On the right, click the three lessons: Introduction, Read in Browser.]

Instructions.

http://tinyurl.com/pn7ksgp

 

[On instructions, in left menu, click “Find & Download Books”. At some point, you may have to choose “Mobile device” to see the correct instructions. After finishing the “Find & Download Books”, continue with the “Use your Enki books” section.]

Finding books

Video:

http://tinyurl.com/l8cxxdq

 

Written:

http://tinyurl.com/llze6yn

Video:

http://tinyurl.com/n8vwq6z

Checking out

Video:

http://tinyurl.com/l8cxxdq

 

Written:

http://tinyurl.com/mofnjub

Video:

http://tinyurl.com/mwfqq6h

 

Written:

http://tinyurl.com/lxlh6on

Transfer to device

NA

Written:

http://tinyurl.com/mdxes3x

Checkout details

Up to five eBooks at one time. If an eBook is already checked out, place a hold. You will be notified by email when eBooks become available.

Patrons are automatically given 5 tokens a week. eBooks newer than 6 months cost 4 tokens. eBooks between 6 months and a year cost 2 tokens. eBooks older than one year cost 1 token. eBooks checked out before are 0 tokens.

Up to five eBooks at one time. If an eBook is already checked out, place a hold. You will be notified by email when eBooks become available.

Up to five eBooks at one time. If an eBook is already checked out, place a hold. You will be notified by email when eBooks become available.

Loan period

Checkout period is 14 days.

More sources of free eBooks

Use Web browser to find eBooks and download ePub eBooks in to the personal document section of the device.

EBooks can be found at the following Web sites.

 
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