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Borrowing OverDrive eBooks and Audiobooks on NOOKs and Other Android Devices
Updated February 2014: 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. We have a collection of both eBooks and audiobooks available through the OverDrive service; these can be downloaded directly to your device without even connecting to a computer.
Borrowing OverDrive eBooks Using the Sideloading Technique
Updated February 2014: 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.
Borrowing 3M Cloud eBooks Using the Sideloading Technique
This handout is for people using “eInk” non-tablet devices like the Nook Simple Touch
the Nook GlowLight, as well as those made by Kobo and others that require you to connect it to the computer to transfer your 3M Cloud downloadable books.
Borrowing 3M Cloud eBooks on Apple iOS Devices
This handout is for people who have devices running Apple's iPhone Operating System (iOS), such as iPhones, iPod Touches, and iPads. Find out how to download eBooks from the 3M Cloud collection.
Borrowing 3M Cloud eBooks on NOOKs and Other Android Devices
This handout is for people who have devices running the Android Operating System. This includes devices like any of the Nook tablets, the Nexus 7, and the Samsung Galaxy. Find out how to download eBooks from the 3M Cloud collection.