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How-To Tutorials: Download eBooks to Your PC

By World Public Library

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Book Id: WPLBN0002118252
Format Type: Video (Educational Video)
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Reproduction Date: 6/1/2012

Title: How-To Tutorials: Download eBooks to Your PC  
Author: World Public Library
Language: English
Subject: Non Fiction, Education, Tutorials
Collections: Educational Videos, Education
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Publisher: World Public Library
Member Page: MyAccount, How-To Tutorials


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World Public Library series How-To Tutorials. This is a step by step presentation on how to download eBooks to your PC.

How-To Read and Download eBooks (SCRIPT) Hi, I’m Mia with the World Public Library. WPL Open Today we are going to learn how to download resources, from the World Public Library, for viewing on your personal computer. To get started, you will need A computer or laptop An internet connection or data service And an eLibrary card for the World Public Library During this tutorial I will be using the Chrome browser, but these steps will work for all major browsers such as Internet Explorer, Firefox, and Safari. Let’s begin: Using your computer, open a web browser and navigate to the World Public Library website. You can access the library by typing into the searchbar of your browser. Next, sign into the World Public Library website by tapping the Sign In tab at the bottom of the screen. Then enter in your username Enter your password and tap the Sign In button. Now, the homepage of the World Public Library will automatically load. Before we talk about downloading eBooks, let’s take a brief moment to investigate some of the exciting ways to discover eBooks and other resources in our library. First, our eBook Finder. This is a great tool for finding interesting resources quickly. Simply type in a search term and tap search. We also have a collection of video tutorials, like this one, taking you step by step through many other useful features of our library. In addition you will find a variety of collections hand curated for readers of all ages. Now let’s get started: If you’d like to browse for a book, scroll back to the top of the page and select the books tab from the main menu. This will take you to the eBook Library Collections page. Select anyone of our collections to continue browsing for a book. On the other hand, if you’re looking for a specific book or resource, you can search for it using the “eBook finder tool.” Today I’m going to search for one of my personal favorites, “Hamlet” by William Shakespeare. The eBook finder tool will help make author title and article suggestions based on the information entered in If you see something of interest, feel free to select it, if not, continue with your search. This brings us to the search results page which includes eBooks, articles and other resources. You can filter through the type of resource you’re looking for by using the Refine Your Search bar located on the left side of the page. If you place your mouse cursor over a book cover, you can preview useful information about that book such as author, publisher, file size, and the collection your book belongs to. When you find the resource you’re looking for, click the resource image or title to load the book details page. As you can see, your book has already opened and is available to read immediately. By clicking here, you can translate the text into other languages, like french. The tabs here contain author title and subject information relevant to your book in the form of encyclopedia articles These articles are supplied by World Heritage Encyclopedia. We have also provided collections of additional resources related to the book you are currently viewing. The World Public Library gives you several options to save your book for reading when not connected to the internet including Google Drive and Dropbox, But for now, lets save this book directly to your computer by clicking the book’s cover. A fullscreen copy of the book will load in your browser If you are using Chrome click the save icon to download your eBook. The save icon is located on a toolbar in the lower right part of the browser window. If you do not see the toolbar, move your cursor to the lower right part of the window to reveal a hidden menu containing this option. If you are using Internet Explorer, Firefox, or Safari the save icon will be located in the upper right corner of the browser window. click the icon to save. Regardless of which browser you use, your computer will ask for permission to save the file To proceed, you need to grant your computer permission to download the file. Your browser might ask where you want to save your file, but if it does not, the default location is usually the downloads folder on your computer When your eBook has finished downloading, double click it’s icon to open it in your default PDF viewer. Now you can scroll through pages zoom in zoom out print your book or resume reading at a later time Congratulations, you have successfully added a new eBook to your computer. Remember, magazines, graphic novels, and audiobooks are also available from the World Public Library. For more information on downloading audiobooks, please watch our tutorial about downloading audiobooks to your computer. Thanks for watching. Until next time, this has been Mia with the World Public Library.


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