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Overdrive and Libby User Guide

Log in

1. Navigate to Overdrive and hover over the Sign in button.

Navigate to  https://hccc.overdrive.com/ in your web browser.

and click on the sign-in button. Sign in

 

2.  Click sign in once more.

Welcome! Please sign in. You'll need to sign into this library on another website.

 

3. Click the login button. Be sure to use your HCCC username and password.

HCCC login form.

Borrow

1. Click on a book you want to borrow.

Overdrive main page. List of books shown.v

2. Click the borrow button.

Overdrive page. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone book shown. Green borrow button.

3. Select the amount of time you want to borrow the book for and then click borrow.

Harry Potter book with green borrow button.

Return

1. Click on the loan icon.

Overdrive loan icon circle. Three rectangles that represent books leaning against each other.

2. Go to the book you'd like to return and Click the Return icon.

Overdrive loans. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone book is shown. Return icon is at bottom. A square with an arrow pointing to the right.

3. Click on the return title button.

Dialog box that says Return Title. Are you sure you want to return this title? Green button that says Return Title. White button that says Cancel.

Hold

1. Click on a book you want to place a hold on.

Overdrive. Book shown is How to be an Antiracist. Beneath it says PLACE A HOLD.

2. Click on the Hold button.

Overdrive. Book shown is How to be an Antiracist. Green button that says Place a Hold. White button that says Read a Sample.

3. Enter your HCCC email and click the hold button.

Form for placing a hold in Overdrive. Email address is typed on box. Green button that says Place a Hold. White button that says Cancel.

4. You should get a confirmation and some other books you might like.

you should also get a confirmation email when the requested book is returned. You can go to your account - Hold to borrow that book.

 

Dialog box that says Success! An email will be sent to you when the title is available to borrow. Books shown beneath of available books to borrow something now.

 

Recommend a book

You can search overdrive for a title and if currently not owned by overdrive you proceed to recommend it.

1. Click on a book you want to Recommend.

Overdrive book that has Not Owned above it. Book shown is The Medium-Sized Book of Zim Scripts. Button that says Recommend below it.

2. Click on the Recommend button.

Book shown is The Medium-Sized Book of Zim Scripts. Green button that says Recommend. White button that says Read a Sample.

3. Enter your HCCC email and click the recommend button.

Form that says Recommend This Tile for Purchase. Beneath image of book: If we buy this title, you'll be placed on the wait list and emailed when your hold is available. Email address written on form. Green button that says Recommend. White button that says Cancel.

4. You should get a confirmation and some other books you might like.

Confirmation dialog. Thanks for your recommendation! If we buy this title, we'll add you to its wait list and email you when your hold is available. Want to read something now? You might like one of these available titles

Get help

if you need help with something that isn't in this guide please check the overdrive help section https://help.overdrive.com/en-us/home.htm

or feel free to contact us at library@hccc.edu