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Borrowing OverDrive eBooks on NOOKs and Other Android Devices
Updated Sept 2013 This handout is for people who have NOOK tablet devices such as the NOOK Color or the NOOK HD, or other devices that run the Android operating system such as the Google Nexus. In fact, this can even be used with the Kindle Fire family of devices, since they run Android too.:
Borrowing OverDrive eBooks on Apple iOS Devices
Borrowing OverDrive eBooks Using the Amazon Kindle
Borrowing OverDrive eBooks Using the Sideloading Technique
One way of borrowing library eBooks is to sideload books from your own computer to a non-tablet eReader like the NOOK Simple Touch or similar devices from companies like Sony or Kobo. This handout will walk you through the process of getting OverDrive books onto your eReader using the sideloading technique.
Passwords. They’re an unfortunate fact of life. And as issues such as identity theft become more and more widespread, it also becomes more and more important to follow good password practices. This article provides some tips for making sure that our passwords are really secure.