Posted September 21st 2015

OverDrive eBooks and Audiobooks –  Access Overdrive

OverDrive is an eBook, audiobook, and video platform newly available to Baylor Health Sciences Library patrons. OverDrive allows users to read, listen or view on the OverDrive website, via the OverDrive mobile app, or via Amazon Kindle apps and devices. OverDrive is a shared platform among select Texas A&M System Schools with each school contributing to the shared collection. Baylor Health Sciences Library patrons have access to all shared titles in the OverDrive collection.

Borrowing a Title:
After selecting a title from the Library’s OverDrive website, you will be required to sign in to borrow the title.
OverDrive Sign in link

Baylor Scott & White Health patrons should select Baylor Scott & White Health – North Texas from the dropdown list of libraries.
BSWH sign in to OverDrive

Baylor College of Dentistry patrons should select Texas A&M Baylor College of Dentistry from the dropdown list of libraries.
TAMBCD sign in to OverDrive

You will be directed to a log in page where you will use your institutional credentials to sign in.

Viewing Titles:
Once you have borrowed the book, click on your Account to view your Bookshelf and to download the title or read it online.
OverDrive Account Button

If you would like to download the Kindle version of the title, you will be required to log in to your Amazon account to transfer the content to your Kindle app or device.

Check Out Limits:
1. eBooks and audiobooks are available for a checkout period of 14 days.
2. You may check out up to 10 titles at a time.
3. You may place a hold on up to 10 titles at a time.

Return a book:
If you have not downloaded the book, you will see a Return This Book button on your bookshelf page. If you have downloaded the title, please follow the instructions listed here: http://help.overdrive.com/customer/portal/articles/1481263-how-to-return-titles-before-the-end-of-your-lending-period-

Download the Mobile App:
Click here: http://help.overdrive.com/customer/portal/articles/1481728-get-help-with-the-overdrive-app

For more information about using OverDrive, please click here: http://help.overdrive.com

If you have any questions or would like additional information about OverDrive, please contact the Library at 214-828-8151 or email us at askalibrarian@bcd.tamhsc.edu.

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