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eMedia: eBook & eReader Online Tutorials - LSC-CyFair


Getting Started

Quick Reference

  • Frequently Asked Questions

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    1. How many digital items can I check out?
      - Checkout limits vary by vendor. OverDrive has a maximum checkout of 30 titles.
    2. How long can I check out a digital item?
      - Borrowing periods vary by vendor. OverDrive checks out eBooks/Audio for 14 days.
    3. Can I get a fine on a late digital item?
      - No. Digital loans are never “late,” they automatically return when the checkout period is over.
    4. Can I renew a digital item?
      - Maybe. Renewals vary vendor. OverDrive and OneClickdigital offer renewals for items with no wait list.
    5. Can I return my checked-out item early?
      - Early returns vary by vendor and file type, but most do offer the option.
    6. How do I put a digital item on hold?
      - Most vendors have the option to Borrow/Checkout a title or Place a Hold on a title.
    7. How will I be notified when I can download a digital item I placed on hold?
      - You will receive an email notifying you when the title is available.
    8. What happens to the digital item once my borrowing time is complete?
      - Your online account will automatically check-in a title.
      - Any downloaded files must be manually deleted from your computer or mobile device.
    9. What software do I need?
      - Required software varies by vendor and device. Most vendors offer a free app or the option to use your browser.
    10. Where can I get additional assistance?
      - eBook/eReader tutorials, located at LoneStar.edu/library/15767.
      - Schedule an appointment with an eBook expert at LoneStar.edu/library/15938.

  • Need extra help? Schedule an appointment with our eBook experts.

Before you begin, confirm you have the following information ready:

  • 14-digit library card number
  • Email address
  • App store Username & Password (if needed)

eMedia at a Glance

eMedia
PDF
eBook Audio
Book
Movies TV Music Magazines Comics
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Flipster




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Hoopla      X      X      X   X      X
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OneClickdigital
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OverDrive      X      X      X

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Safari Books      X





Tumblebooks      X






Tutorials by eMedia

OverDrive Tutorial



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