e-media

Thank you for visiting our virtual branch. Here you will find all you need to load up your digital devices with book, audiobooks, magazines, music and movies. If you want more information about any of the services below, contact the library.

 

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OverDrive: Indiana Digital Download Center (IDDC)

Books, audiobooks, movies

  • Items check out for 7, 14 or 21 days. You can change your default checkout period.
  • Users can have 10 items check out at one time. Items can be returned early if needed.
  • Users will never receive late fees—the files automatically stop working at the end of their checkout period, and/or the user can simply delete them at or before the end of the checkout period.
  • Items can only be checked out to one person at a time. Therefore some items may be unavailable and users will need to place a hold.
  • You can have 10 items on hold at a time.
  • Need help getting setup or downloading? Check the OverDrive Help

Libby App, your library anywhere you are.

Books, audiobooks, movies.  (Not availabe for Kindle Fire Apps)

  • Not available for Kindle Fire Apps, please OverDrive app for Kindle devices.
  • Items check out for 7, 14 or 21 days. You can change your default checkout period.
  • Users can have 10 items check out at one time. Items can be returned early if needed.
  • Users will never receive late fees—the files automatically stop working at the end of their checkout period, and/or the user can simply delete them at or before the end of the checkout period.
  • Items can only be checked out to one person at a time. Therefore some items may be unavailable and users will need to place a hold.
  • You can have 10 items on hold at a time.
  • Need help getting setup or downloading? Check the OverDrive Help

Freegal

Music and music videos

  • There is a weekly download limit of 5 songs. You will be able to keep track of your downloads and every song has a sample clip you can listen to before you download.
  • Each week’s limit resets at 12:01 Sunday evening.
  • The downloads on this site are all in the MP3 format. This service will work with any MP3 player, including iPod, and can be loaded into iTunes. It also works on both PCs and Macs.
  • You can download a song up to two additional times that you have download in the past two weeks. These two additional downloads do not count against your weekly download limit.
  • Be sure to check out the browsing areas, especially Artists A to Z (bottom of page) and the genre lists (menu bar). Click on see all genres to view dozens of categories.
  • Once you click the download button it immediately counts as one of your weekly downloads. There is no way to cancel or override. Only click download if you want to download the item.
  • Each music videos count as 2 of your weekly downloads.
  • Need help getting setup the Freegal App or downloading? Check the Freegal FAQ

Flipster

Magazines

  • Flipster is a next-generation digital magazine distribution service where you can access your favorite magazines from a variety of publishers through our library via a web browser or a custom app made specifically for iPads, Android tablets and Kindle Fire tablets, and download magazines to read offline, anytime, anywhere.
  • The most recent issue of a magazine title will be available on Flipster. To access back issues, open the most recent issue using your computer or mobile device and look for ‘All Issues’ in the right hand column on your computer or for ‘All Issues’ in the menu on your mobile device.
  • Magazines don’t expire from your account.
  • Printing is available when reading a magazine on a computer, but not from a mobile device or the iPad app. The print button is located towards the bottom of the right hand menu when viewing a magazine on a computer. The available print options are determined by the publisher. You may be able to print a single page, a range, or none at all.
  • Need help getting setup with Flipster? Check the Flipster Help

Hoopla

Movies, television programs, music, comic books, ebooks and audiobooks

  • Hoopla provides digital movies, television programs, music, comic books, ebooks and audiobooks.
  • You can only stream Hoopla’s content on a PC or Mac, not download it.
  • You can stream or download Hoopla’s content on iOS or Android devices through the Hoopla Digital App.
  • The Hoopla app is supported by iOS devices that run iOS 6 or newer. This includes: iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPad 2 and newer, and iPod Touch 4th generation and newer. The Hoopla App is also available for Android smartphones and tablets. The Hoopla Digital app is compatible with select Android devices, this includes most devices that support Android OS 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) and above.
  • There are no holds lists for content. All content is available to everyone at any time.
  • You can checkout four (4) items per month on Hoopla. View the number of items you have checked out or have remaining for the month under My Titles
  • There are no fines or fees. All content stops working at the end of its checkout period.
  • Checkout limits are as follows:
    Audiobooks: checkout for 21 days
    E-books: checkout for 21 days
    Comic books: checkout for 21 days
    Movies: checkout for 3 days
    Music: checkout for 7 days
    TV shows: checkout for 3 days
  • When you borrow music you get the entire album shown.
  • If a television program has more than one episode, you borrow each episode separately, not the entire season.
  • Need help getting setup with Hoopla? Check the Hoopla Help site.

Inspire

Full text magazine and newspaper articles, journal articles, peer review articles, biographies, Indiana History, Testing and Education Reference Center.

  • INSPIRE is Indiana's Virtual Online Library. INSPIRE is a collection of online academic databases and other information resources that can be accessed by Indiana residents. INSPIRE began in January 1998 as a project of the Indiana State Library, funded by a one-time development grant from the Lilly Endowment Inc. Since that time, INSPIRE has been supported by the Indiana General Assembly through Build Indiana Funds and the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA), and through a partnership with the Academic Libraries of Indiana (ALI).
  • INSPIRE includes full-text magazine and journal articles, websites, pamphlets, images, almanacs, full-text historic newspapers, multimedia, library catalogs, and much more. In most cases, INSPIRE provides cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts of all articles that appear in every periodical with the exception of some newspapers. Only letters to the editor, advertisements, and some images are excluded for copyright reasons.
  • INSPIRE is a free resource available to all Indiana residents who have Internet access. Other states may offer similar services to their own residents.

TumbleBooks

interactive eBooks for kids

  • Story Books: a selection of children's favorite story books
  • Language Learning: a growing selection of books in Spanish and French. Many are bilingual titles which allow the user to read the book in two languages
  • Read-Along Books: now older students or more accomplished readers can read the collection of read-along chapter books. Read-along titles feature narration, sentence highlighting, and automatic page turning.
  • TumbleBookLibrary En Espanol and TumbleBookLibrary en Francais: the language drop down menu allows users to view the entire website in Spanish or French. Instructions, news and descriptions of books are all in Spanish or French. Perfect for ESL, Bilingual, and French and Spanish programs.
  • Help

Ebooks

World Book Online

eBooks

  • Username: LPLDworld & Password: LPLDworld
  • Help

Wowbrary

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