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E-Books Guide: How-To

A resource for everything E-Books: FAU e-books! Equipment, apps, articles, web links, plus free books and textbooks!

Training Materials for Staff

Some resources include videos, forms and other resources that may be re-used under Creative Commons license (please check before using to confirm their use status).

Downloading eBooks using OverDrive

Overdrive has many videos available showing how to download eBooks to specific devices, as well as detailed directions, FAQs, etc. Click here to access them all. 

  • Mobile applications
    • Android
    • Blackberry
    • iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch
    • Windows phone
  • Ebook Readers
    • Adobe Digital Editions
    • Kindle
    • Kobo
    • Nook
    • Sony Reader Wi-Fi
  • Audio Players
    • Apple Devices
    • MP3 Players

Overdrive Example: Downloading eBooks to a Kindle using Overdrive

Self-Publishing an eBook

Self-Publishing Platforms

Articles and Other Information