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Getting Started with e-Books
Maine State Library, along with other Maine libraries, purchased popular eBooks, known as the Maine InfoNet Download Library . Anyone with a library card from a participating library can access this collection free of charge. This collection is offered through Overdrive, the current leader in the eBook lending market.
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Check out the many free e-books that are available all the time because they are in the public domain (out of copyright) or otherwise accessible license-free.
OverDrive's Next Generation - One-Step Checkout
With OverDrive's Next Generation experience, users can borrow titles with just one click!
- Help topics all on one page
- Instructions on how to borrow a title and other helpful getting information
- Support for individual devices
- OverDrive's Device Resource Center - view a list of compatible devices
- OverDrive Read - browser-based eBook reader which is compatible with most of today's popular devices
- OverDrive Media Console is available for mobile devices. With it, readers can enjoy both eBooks and audiobooks on devices
- OverDrive's help videos - short, step by step videos
- Overdrive's Front-Line Technical Support - Still need help after viewing the Help topics? Contact Support.
- Click " View Full List" for participating Maine member libraries in Infonet's Download Library