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Old 12-09-2009, 10:48 AM   #1
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Got Nook? Try Overdrive Library

Now that people are starting to receive their Nooks I was wondering if someone could try borrowing a book through Overdrive from their Public Library? It should work without a problem from what I have read but you never know.

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Old 12-09-2009, 11:07 AM   #2
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excellent questions.

Anyone?
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I just tried overdrive & checked out an epub & pdf books. No problems.
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Old 12-09-2009, 11:23 AM   #4
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That is fantastic news! Can you use PDFs and Epub documents? On my sony I can only load one type of document otherwise it flips out. Just to clarify, you used Adobe Digital Editions right?
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That is fantastic news! Can you use PDFs and Epub documents? On my sony I can only load one type of document otherwise it flips out. Just to clarify, you used Adobe Digital Editions right?
On another thread here a new nook owner said he loaded DRM Epub's and PDF's and opened them with no problem with ADE...
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That is fantastic news! Can you use PDFs and Epub documents? On my sony I can only load one type of document otherwise it flips out. Just to clarify, you used Adobe Digital Editions right?
Sorry to clarify, I got a drm pdf from overdrive plus loaded all my owned drm epubs.
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Old 12-09-2009, 01:12 PM   #7
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Would it be possible for someone to try an ePub book from Overdrive?
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If pdf works & purchased epubs work, epubs from the library will work too! But its an overdrive bug that won't allow pdf& epub from the library at the same time.
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Old 12-09-2009, 05:36 PM   #9
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But its an overdrive bug that won't allow pdf& epub from the library at the same time.
This might be an OverDrive bug, but if so every vendor using mobile ADE except Sony has implemented a work around (and it is supposed to be fixed on the Sony PRS-900 too).

Given the bug, it is worth explicitly confirming that ePub and PDF lending library ebooks can coexist on the Nook, but they should be ok.
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Old 12-09-2009, 07:14 PM   #10
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Worked fine with the Greater Phoenix area library system. Everything I have downloaded is in the Adobe PDF ebook format. The Adobe Digital Editions software works as well. Just drag and drop onto the Nook icon and the files transfer.
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Worked fine with the Greater Phoenix area library system. Everything I have downloaded is in the Adobe PDF ebook format. The Adobe Digital Editions software works as well. Just drag and drop onto the Nook icon and the files transfer.
So, a quick question for you, since you are actually using this, and I was unable to test this in the store when I was playing with one...

When you use ADE to put content on the nook, where does it show up? "My Documents" or part of the general library on the device?
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Old 12-09-2009, 08:33 PM   #12
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So, a quick question for you, since you are actually using this, and I was unable to test this in the store when I was playing with one...

When you use ADE to put content on the nook, where does it show up? "My Documents" or part of the general library on the device?
My Documents since it is not something that was delivered by B&N.
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My Documents since it is not something that was delivered by B&N.
Ugh, that's disappointing since it seems like searching and sorting only applies to the B&N delivered content.
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Can you please explain what Overdrive is? Is it a way to "rent" ebooks? If so, how do you access it, how do you rent a book, what format does it need to be downloaded in to work with Nook, etc. Is there an instruction guide somewhere?

Clearly, im pretty clueless here...I just want some free reading
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Can you please explain what Overdrive is?
See Wiki: Overdrive. It is the primary source of lending library ebooks in the US. For the Nook you want Adobe PDF or ePub ebooks. Use Overdrive's search to see if there is a library near you providing ebooks.
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