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The library informs: Med ditt bibliotekskort kan du låna en e-bok/vecka.

Information for iPad and iPhone

E-books

How do I borrow e-books?

See instructions here how the borrowing process works. The books you borrowed will always be accessible via "My Pages".

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How do I read e-books on my iPad/iPhone?

E-books can be read either directly in your browser, or downloaded to your iPad / iPhone with the app Biblio.

Read online

To read a book you borrowed online, go to "My pages", go to the book you want to read and click on "Read".

Note that you must be connected to the Internet to read online. Unfortunately not all books available in this format; You can always see if a book is available for online reading before you borrow it by saying "This book can be read directly online" under "borrow" button.

Instructions for the online reader:

- Browse: Click right to browse forward, left to browse backwards. You can also browse longer pieces by dragging scroll bar at the bottom of the page.

- Menu: Press the center of the text to bring up a menu where you can search the text, see your bookmarks, change the text settings, and see details about the book.

- Bookmarks: To add a bookmark in the text, select a word in the paragraph you want to bookmark. Click "Save Bookmark" and type in what you      wants. Your bookmarks and notes are saved as long as the loan is active.

Download

To download e-books to your iPad, you need to first install a software that can manage e-books. All software that handles the format EPUB and Adobe DRM to work - see list here.

We strongly recommend that you use the Safari browser when you download e-books. Other browsers - such as Google - often have problems interpreting the download links. If you click on the download link and will remain on the same page      without the book is downloaded, make sure you are using Safari, then try again

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What is an Adobe ID?

When you install a program for reading e-books, you are prompted to create an Adobe ID, which you do here. This is a free and relatively easy process, which allows the you read your copy-protected e-book up to six different devices by entering the same Adobe ID at all. Read more about this on the Adobe website here.

After you register an Adobe ID, you can authorize reading program with it.

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Can I transfer e-books from my computer?

Books loaned on the library site is integrated directly to Biblio app, so you don't have to transfer books from one reader to Biblio. All loaned books are visible and available in Biblio app (except for books in PDF format).

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Why do I get this error message?

This occurs because you haven't authorized the reading program with an Adobe-ID. You can fix this by following the instructions here.

I get no error message at all, or my download link never leaves the download page

Make sure that you are using the Safari browser, and not some other browser like Google Chrome.

If you get any other error message - don't hesitate to contact the support and they will help you.

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How do I remove books from the reading program?

You don't have to return och delete your loans. The book will be automatically removed and returned after the loan period has ended. Some books can be returned in advance, those books have a "Return loan"-button visible on "My loans".

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Audiobooks

How do I borrow audiobooks?

See instructions here how the borrowing process works. The books you borrowed will always be accessible via "My Pages".

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How do I listen to an audiobook on my iPad/iPhone?

1. Download the Axiell Media app Biblio in the App Store

2. Log in with your regular library card number and PIN-code

3. Search and borrow books. You will find all your loans under My loans where you can listen, pause and make bookmarks. The player remembers how far you came last time in the respective book and continues from that point in time of the book.

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Why is the sound turned off when I turn off the screen?

Since the audiobook plays in a browser window, in some cases the browser might stop responding when you close the screen. If you use the Safari browser, this should not happen.

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Do I need a special browser to listen to audiobooks?

No, it should work with Safari which is the standard browser in IOS.

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Does it cost anything to listen to audiobooks on the phone?

There are no costs from the library, but we recommend that you check what you pay your mobile operator for data traffic.

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