Directions for eBooks

 

How to check out &
read eBooks on your KINDLE  - NOW
available through the Boise Basin Library

1.      Go to the Boise Basin Library home page @ boisebasin.lili.org

2.      Click on "CATALOG" on the upper left hand menu

3.      Click "Login to library account" on upper right pop-up

4.      Use your card number to log in, password is your 7 digit phone
number without a dash, please call the library at 392-4558 if you need
more information on your account

5.      Click on "Idaho Digital Consortium" at bottom of page

6.      Click "continue" to submit the encrypted information

7.      Browse for books by title, author, genre

8.      When find a title you would like to check out, click on title to bring up its page

9.      Click on "Borrow" to check out title, you will be prompted if you have already met your checkout limit.

10.  Choose "Download" - when open you have choices of format, put a check in KINDLE format and choose "confirm and download"

11.  This will take you to AMAZON , choose "get library book", THEN login to your AMAZON account

12.  To return book, go to your AMAZON account, choose "Manage Your Kindle", find the title to return, and choose "return this book" at the far right of title. Within a few seconds, this title will be returned in Idaho Digital Consortium and this will be reflected on your bookshelf.

 

How to check out &
read eBooks on your computer  - NOW
available at the Boise Basin Library

1.      Go to the Boise Basin Library home page  @ boisebasin.lili.org

2.      Click on "CATALOG" on the upper left hand menu

3.      Click "Login to library account" on upper right pop-up

4.      Use your card number to log in, password is your 7 digit phone number without a dash, please call the library at 392-4558 if you need more information on your account

5.      Click on "Idaho Digital Consortium" at bottom of page

6.      Click "continue" to submit the encrypted information

7.      Choose "? HELP" from top right menu

8.      Choose "Software" and then "Adobe Digital Editions" to read eBooks in OVERDRIVE READ, follow prompts to download Adobe Digital Editions to your computer.

9.      Browse for books by title, author, genre

10.  When find a title you would like to check out, click on title to bring up its page

11.  Click on "Borrow" to check out title, you will be prompted if you have already met your checkout limit.

12.  From your bookshelf, Choose "Read (in your browser)" - when prompted by FIREFOX - choosing "Allow" will make book available for offline reading. 

13.  To return eBook, open Adobe Digital Editions.  Under "Library", right click on title and choose "Return Borrowed item", then click "confirm" to return.  Within a few seconds, this title will be returned in Idaho Digital Consortium and will be reflected on your bookshelf.

 

Last updated: November 6, 2013 - 11:13am by boisebasin