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What kinds of materials can I transfer from this computer?

The following types of materials are available for transfer from this computer…

  • Digital audiobooks in the OverDrive Audio Book format (accessible from this Download Station or from home)
  • Digital audiobooks in the OverDrive MP3 Audiobook format (accessible from this Download Station or from home)
  • Digital music in the OverDrive Music format (accessible from this Download Station or from home)

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What is an OverDrive MP3 Audiobook?

An OverDrive MP3 Audiobook title is an audiobook that has been optimized for download. OverDrive MP3 Audiobook titles are compatible with many different devices including most cell phones, PDAs, and MP3 players.

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What do I need in order to use this service?

To download and transfer audio materials you need…

  • A valid library card
  • A supported MP3 player

You can also checkout and download the digital materials available at this site from your home computer at http://DLRdownload.infoway.org.

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How can I tell if my MP3 player will play OverDrive audio titles?

To review a list of supported portable devices, click here.

Most MP3 players should play OverDrive MP3 Audiobook titles.

OverDrive Download Station is not able to transfer to iPhones.

To test your device for compatibility,  click here.

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Can I transfer titles to my iPhone® using OverDrive Download Station?

OverDrive Download Station is not able to transfer to iPhones. Use the 'at-home' version of this site and OverDrive Media Console on your home computer to transfer titles to your iPhone.

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Can I transfer titles to the mobile versions of OverDrive Media Console?

Yes. OverDrive Download Station can transfer titles to the following…

  • OverDrive Media Console for Android™
  • OverDrive Media Console for BlackBerry®

To transfer titles to the mobile version of OverDrive Media Console select 'OverDrive Media Console on device' during the transfer process.

OverDrive Download Station cannot transfer titles to OverDrive Media Console for iPhone.

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Can I transfer titles to my device without adding them to the mobile version of OverDrive Media Console?

Yes. Select your device or media card in OverDrive Download Station in order to transfer titles without adding them to OverDrive Media Console.

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What is a 'bit rate'?

Bit rate is a measure of the quantity of audio data transferred from an MP3 player's memory to its audio decoder. Different MP3 players support different ranges of bit rates. Some MP3 players are able to convert unsupported bit rates to supported bit rates, a process called 'transcoding'.

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How much free storage space do I need to have in order to transfer OverDrive audio titles to my MP3 player?

 OverDrive MP3 Audiobook titles are delivered in Parts, with each Part generally not exceeding 40 MB in size.  As long as your MP3 player has at least 20 MB of storage space for 40 MB of storage space for OverDrive MP3 Audiobooks,  you should be able to transfer a single Part or more to it at a time. The more free space you have, the more Parts you will be able to transfer to your MP3 player at one time.

You may return to this Download Station at any time during the specified lending period to download additional Parts, so you can download a few Parts today, listen to them, delete them, and then return to the library to transfer additional Parts before the checkout expires. You can also checkout and download the digital materials available at this site from your home computer at http://DLRdownload.infoway.org.

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I don't have enough free space to transfer a title to my MP3 player. Can I come back and transfer the rest of the title to my MP3 player later?

Digital materials checked out at this Download Station remain accessible during the specified lending period. You may return at any time during that period to download and transfer files to your MP3 player. You can also checkout and download the digital materials available at this site from your home computer at http://DLRdownload.infoway.org.

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Once I have checked out an OverDrive audio title, how do I download it?

  1. After checking out a title, click the 'Download' button for the title.
    The OverDrive Download Station Wizard opens.
  2. Connect your supported MP3 player. Verify that the correct title is displayed on the OverDrive Download Station Wizard's 'Welcome' screen, and click the 'Next' button.
    The OverDrive Download Station Wizard searches for a supported MP3 player.
    The MP3 player is detected, and the 'Confirm' screen is displayed.
  3. At the 'Confirm' screen, choose which Part(s) you would like to download and transfer by placing a checkmark next to the desired Part(s), and clicking the 'Next' button.
    OverDrive Download Station downloads and transfers the selected Part(s) to the MP3 player. The 'Status' screen displays the download and transfer progress for each Part.
    When the download and transfer is complete, the 'Success' screen is displayed.
  4. Click the 'Finish' button to exit the OverDrive Download Station Wizard. Disconnect your MP3 player.
  5. Sign out of your account if you are finished checking out and/or transferring titles.

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What is an enhanced title?

Enhanced titles are accompanied by supplemental material provided by the publisher. Once you have checked out an enhanced title, you can download the title as well as the supplemental material. An enhanced title only counts as a single checkout. At this Download Station you can only download and transfer audio files to your MP3 player. You can download the digital materials available at this site from your home computer at http://DLRdownload.infoway.org.

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I'm interested in an enhanced title but I really only want one of the files. Do I have to download both?

No. You need only download the file in which you are interested. At this Download Station you can only download and transfer audio files to your MP3 player. You can download the digital materials available at this site from your home computer at http://DLRdownload.infoway.org.

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How do I know the format of the supplemental file that comes with an enhanced title?

The file format of the supplemental file is indicated at the title details page (click the link '[ENHANCED]'). Additionally, the file format is recapped on the Checkouts page. At this Download Station you can only download and transfer audio files to your MP3 player. You can download the digital materials available at this site from your home computer at http://DLRdownload.infoway.org.

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What happens to the title I downloaded once I've finished with it?

You do not need to return a borrowed item. Once the lending period has elapsed, the title is automatically 'returned' to the library. Note that files may remain on your MP3 player in accordance with the lending period until you delete them. Refer to your MP3 player's documentation for specific instructions for managing files on your MP3 player. For more information on the borrowing of copyrighted materials, click here.

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Can I access the materials I check out from this site at home?

Yes. The digital materials that the library offers from this Download Station are also available to you at home at http://DLRdownload.infoway.org.  Additional materials are available to the home user as well, including eBooks (print books optimized for on-screen reading).

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Enhanced Details

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Availability can change throughout the month based on the library's budget.

is available for days.

Once playback starts, you have hours to view the title.

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To make room for more checkouts, you may be able to return titles from your Checkouts page.

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There have been too many titles checked out and returned by your account within a short period of time.

Try again in several days. If you are still not able to check out titles after 7 days, please contact Support.

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There are no copies of this issue left to borrow. Please try to borrow this title again when a new issue is released.

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The first time you select “Send to NOOK,” you will be taken to a Barnes & Noble page to sign into (or create) your NOOK account. You should only have to sign into your NOOK account once to link it to your library account. After this one-time step, periodicals will be automatically sent to your NOOK account when you select "Send to NOOK."

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