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Books: OverDrive eBooks and Audiobooks: OverDrive Basics

This is a brief guide to walk you through the process of using OverDrive eBooks and audiobooks on your iPad, Kindle, Sony Reader, and other devices.

What is OverDrive

OverDrive is an ebook and audiobook platform for students and library patrons to access content on their computers or mobile devices. Utah State University Libraries subscribe to OverDrive and purchases ebooks and audiobooks that are current favorites and books recommended by USU students and faculty.. 

How Do I Access OverDrive?

OverDrive can be accessed through your web browser using the library website or through the app Libby on mobile devices. The Libby app allows you to search and checkout books through the app. To checkout books on Kindle you must use the Overdrive website through Utah State University.

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