Reading eBooks on eReaders

Create a OneClickdigital account

Step 1: Visit the website for the ORL's OneClickdigital collection.

Step 2: Click on the Register link in the upper right corner.
If you haven’t already done so, set up an account with OneClickdigital by clicking on the Register link. Enter the requested information and create a username and password for OneClickdigital.

You will need to use these login credentials when signing in to check out books from the ORL’s OneClickdigital collection.

 

Will you will be transferring the eBooks to a compatible eReader?

Download Adobe Digital Editions (ADE). The free program is available from http://www.adobe.com/ca/products/digital-editions/download.html. It is used for reading eBooks, managing your borrowed titles, and transferring your eBook to your eReader. 

You will need to authorize Adobe Digital Editions and your eReader with an Adobe ID, which is used to manage the digital rights for the eBook and will let you transfer it to your eReader. If you don’t already have an Adobe ID (from, for example, using the ORL eBooks collection), you will be prompted to create one after your download the program.

 

Notes on compatible eReading devices

Compatible eReaders: You can find a list of compatible readers at the following link: http://blogs.adobe.com/digitalpublishing/supported-devices

Amazon Kindle eReaders: eBooks from this collection are not compatible with Kindle eReaders.

 Exception for the Kindle Fire: the OneClickdigital eReader App can be used to borrow and enjoy digital books on Kindle Fire tablets, click here for instructions.

 

Finding eBooks in the OneClickdigital collection

From the OneClickdigital website,

Browse the collection

Scroll through the Featured eBook titles.

Use the Browse dropdown menu to explore titles by Genre, Most Popular, and Newly Added.

 

Search the collection

Use the Search box and find titles by keyword, author, title, or narrator.

Or, select the Advanced Search option for a more detailed search method.

 

Check out your eBook

Click on the cover image of your desired book to see the checkout page.

Set the checkout period (you can choose up to 21 days).

Click on Checkout Now​.

 

Downloading and transferring your eBook

Downloading your eBook to Adobe Digital Editions on your computer

If you are on a PC, click on Open in the popup window at the bottom of the screen that appears after clicking on the Checkout Now button. Your title will open in the Adobe Digital Editions.

Your checked out titles can also be downloaded at a later time. On the OneClickdigital website, click on your username and  select My Titles from the options that expand. On the My Titles page, click on the white arrow in circle icon that appears on the cover image for the book to download it.

 

Transferring your eBook to a compatible eReader

Connect your eReader to your computer. 

Look for your eReader under the Devices heading. Make sure that you are in Library View in ADE.

Click and drag the book to the eReader listed in ADE.

Please be sure to read the instructions for your eReader for the transfer procedure that may be specific to your device.

Safely eject your eReader before unplugging it from the computer

 

Renewals and Returns

Renew your eBook through the OneClickdigital website: Sign into the OneClickdigital website, click on your username then select My Titles items from the drop-down list. On the My Titles page. The Renewal option will appear underneath the title of the checked-out book.  

Return your eBook through Adobe Digital Editions: In ADE, right click on the image of the eBook. Select Return Borrowed Item and then click on Return to confirm.

 

 


Need Further Help?

These are general instructions to get you started. The steps described may differ slightly for the computer or mobile device you are using.

The OneClickdigital website has a comprehensive Help section, where you can find video tutorials, Frequently Asked Questions about using the collection, and a support request form to get help from OneClickdigital.

 

Or, get in touch with the ORL...

Visit your nearest library branch.

Call the toll-free eBook Help Line: 1-855-853-2665.   

Email info@orl.bc.ca, in your email, please include:

  • any error message you’ve received
  • your ORL library card number
  • the title(s) of the book(s) you are attempting to download
  • the type of media player or eReading device you are using
  • your computer’s operating system
  • indicate you are using the OneClickdigital collection