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Digital Library

How do I borrow an ebook?

  • After clicking on the Digital Library/Overdrive link, put in your usual school username and password. After making your selection, click on "Borrow". After borrowing a title, you will find it on your Checkouts page. Find out more information on Getting Started to enjoy reading books on your own device using the web browser. Alternatively, you can download the Sora app. There is further information on  Getting Started with Sora if necessary.
    • Reading ebooks on your browser does not require software or downloads, just an up to date web browser.
    • The Sora app is available for Android, Chromebooks, iOS, Kindle Fire tablets and Windows 8 and up. Download from the App Store or Google Play Store. Open the Sora app and find Taroona High School. Log in using your school username and password. Browse the Explore tab and borrow a book. Your book will open so you can start reading right away.

 

Digital Library - FAQ

How many ebooks or audio books can be borrowed at a time?

  • You can borrow up to 3 ebook or audio titles in addition to the maximum of 8 in the physical library.

How long can ebooks be borrowed for?

  • Up to 2 weeks. They will automatically expire and return at the end of the lending period.

Can I renew the items I have on loan?

  • The items you have on loan cannot be renewed but you can loan them out again if they are available when the loan expires.

What happens when I place an item on hold?

  • A title you place on hold will be reserved for you to check out once it becomes available. An email will then be sent detailing how to check the item out. It is reserved for 3 days after the email. Up to 2 items can be reserved at any one time.
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